Name that students call you: Mr. B Years at Morey: 1 year Years teaching: 1 year
Favorite Hobbies or interests: Riding bikes along the American River. Going to Basketball and Football games.
Why do you love teaching? I love to see the expression of young kids when they start believing in their learning abilities. It is an awesome thing to see.
JANINE PETREE PRICE
Name: Janine Petree Price Name that students call her: Mrs. Petree Years at Morey: 12 Years teaching: 20
Favorite Hobbies or interests: When I’m not teaching I enjoy spending time with my family, my two Maltese Doggies, running outside or at the gym.
Why do you love teaching? I love watching how much Kindergarteners grow throughout the year. Kids say the cutest things and I love the way they make me laugh every day.
Teacher Name: Chee Vang Name that students call you: Mrs. Va Years at Morey: 4 Years teaching: 15 years
Favorite hobbies or interests: I love to watch dramas on Netflix. I like camping, sightseeing, and relaxing by the pool. During my leisure time, I get together with friends, colleagues, and family members. I plan to do more traveling around the nearby states and hopefully travel to several Asian countries.
Why do you love teaching? I love to share my experiences with my students. I like to help children achieve their best even though they are so young and fresh from home. I want to inspire students to dream big and become anything they want to be. I feel rewarded when that little light bulb goes off “I got it teacher, I know how to do this by myself”. I love getting to know my students and their families. Most of all, I like to see students transform from knowing nothing to being able to read and do math the end of the school year.
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
Name: Megan Olivas Name that students call her: Mrs. Olivas Years at Morey: 5 Years
Years teaching: 5 years
Favorite Hobbies or interests: Taking care of my twin boys, spending time with family and friends, traveling.
Why do you love teaching? I love teaching because every day I get to inspire, encourage, and motivate students to be their best. I love getting to know each student and being a part of their best. I love getting to know each student and being a part of their growth that happens throughout the year!
Name that students call her: Ms. Isabella Years at Morey: 3 years Years teaching: 6 years working with children
Favorite Hobbies or interests: I enjoy being crafty and reading
Why do you love teaching? I enjoy teaching because everyday I get to make a positive impact on the lives of students. Teaching brings me much joy!
Name that students call you: Ms. Foster Years at Morey: 1 Years teaching: 12
Favorite Hobbies or interests: Painting, wake surfing, and traveling
Why do you love teaching? I love teaching art because I get to see the student's faces light up with excitement. I get to teach students important skills for their future in fun and creative ways.