Thank A Principal A-Z: Dr. Powers

Thank A Principal A-Z Dr. Powers
Posted on 10/07/2016
Thank A Principal A-Z Dr. Powers

Name: Christine Powers
Title: Principal
School:  Gotsch Intermediate
Years With the District: 6

A – Affton Cougar memory: The Cougar came over to Gotsch as part of the lip dub filming. He did such a great job of getting the kids excited and energized that they ended up knocking him over. I was worried he was hurt, but Mr. Muyco just kept laughing and patting him on the head telling him he was alright.

B – Breakfast food: Special K Bar (vanilla)

C – College(s) I attended: St. Bonaventure University, University of Indianapolis, Saint Louis University

D – Degree(s) I earned: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

E – Every day, I start my day…: checking my email on my phone

F – Favorite teacher & why: Mrs. Dunkerly-3rd grade- She brought her scuba diving gear into class and she let us put it on.

G – Greatest professional accomplishment: Finishing my dissertation (it took a while)

H – Hometown: Leonia, New Jersey

I – Interested in (hobbies): anything that keeps me active (jogging, golf, etc.)

J – Job (first one): camp counselor

K – Kindergarten memory: I had to wear a uniform. It was the only year I went to Catholic school.

L – Likeliest place you’ll find me on the weekend: outside

M – Memory (favorite): It is too hard to narrow it down to one memory. My family is spread out in different states so I don’t see them very often. Whenever we are able to spend time together, I create a new favorite memory.

N – Name of your first pet: Buttons

O – One reason I love being Affton Strong: Amazing, dedicated and talented teachers

P – Person I’d most like to meet & why: Stevie Nicks- I love music and Fleetwood Mac is one of my favorites. I think Stevie would have some great stories.

Q – Question I get asked: How tall are you?

R – Reason to smile: 100% attendance : )

S – School subject (favorite): Writing

T – Team I cheer for (in addition to the Cougars): New York Jets

U – Unique fact about me: I have lived in 5 states and visited 45 states.

V – Vacation destination: the beach

W – Ways that I like to relax: Running or reading

X – X-rays: none

Y – Year I started teaching: 2001

Z – Zoo animal: Penguin

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