Meet the Teacher: Mrs. Griffin

 

By: Anna Edmiston 

This year, we have a slew of new teachers. Because of this, I thought it would be important to let all of you have a chance to meet them all with this new series of articles. These articles will include a little bit of information about the teacher as well as the answers to a set of questions posed by me to the teachers. Also, to make the articles more fun, I am taking intentionally bad photos of all the teachers. I hope you enjoy this peek into their lives.

 

For the fourth installment of this series, we are learning about the new music teacher for the whole school. Mrs. Griffin has joined the staff this year after teaching at Spencerville. She graduated from Vanlue and attended Mount Vernon Nazarene University as an instrumental music major. She has gone back to school multiple times, all for choral education. She has two children. Her son, Jonathan, is 28 and a captain in the US Air Force. After graduating from Spencerville, he attended The United States Military Academy. Her daughter, Elizabeth, is 22 and is attending University of Findlay for Early Childhood Education after graduating from Spencerville, as well. In her free-time, she enjoys making crafts, reading and being involved in many other musical endeavours.  

 What would you want to be written on your tombstone? -“You helped me hear the music of my heart.”

If you were a tree, what type of tree would you be? -Red Maple

What’s the favorite age you’ve been so far? -The age I am right now

If you had the ability to choose between a million dollars and the ability to fly, which would you choose? -The money

What is your favourite type of cheese? -Bleu Cheese and Sharp Cheddar

If someone gave you a plane ticket to anywhere you want to go, with the stipulation that you have to leave RIGHT NOW, where would you go? -Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri to see my son

If your house was on fire, and you could get one inanimate object out (don’t worry, your friends and family and pets and any other living beings are safe) what would it be? -My clarinet

What is your perfect pizza? -Pepperoni, mushrooms, and green olives

If you could have personally witnessed any event in history, which one would it be? -The signing of the Declaration of Independance

Have you ever tipped a cow? -No.

What concert would you go to if it was the last one you could see ever? -The Boston Pops under the direction of John Williams

If you could throw cold spaghetti at anyone, who would it be? Sheldon Cooper

 We would all like to wish her the best of luck for the rest of this year and the years to come.

 

 

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