Name: Jason Buck
Years With the District: This is year 7
A – Affton Cougar memory: All school assembly for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at RMS
B – Breakfast food: Smoothie
C – College(s) I attended: SEMO, Lindenwood, SBU
D – Degree(s) I earned: BS, MA, Ed D in progress
E – Every day, I start my day…: Exercises
F – Favorite teacher & why: Mr. Smith (7th grade Science), he made science about doing rather than listening
G – Greatest professional accomplishment: Being chosen to lead a building.
H – Hometown: STL
I – Interested in (hobbies): Soccer, running, camping and outdoor activities
J – Job (first one): Lifeguard
K – Kindergarten memory: Walking on the balance beam for gross motor testing
L – Likeliest place you’ll find me on the weekend: At a park watching soccer
M – Memory (favorite): Spending summers fishing at the lake with my family
N – Name of your first pet: A beagle named Emma
O – One reason I love being Affton Strong: The Affton community is so supportive
P – Person I’d most like to meet & why: Neil DeGrasse Tyson, he’s a brilliant scientist and has the funniest tweets.
Q – Question I get asked: How did you break your wrist this time?
R – Reason to smile: I get to work in a job and school I love.
S – School subject (favorite): Biology
T – Team I cheer for (in addition to the Cougars): Any team from STL
U – Unique fact about me: My 19 year education career has spanned 7 schools in 5 districts in 4 states
V – Vacation destination: Anywhere mountainous
W – Ways that I like to relax: Running!
X – X-rays: Right wrist, over and over and over
Y – Year I started teaching: 1997
Z – Zoo animal: Cougar, of course.