Junior mentor describes her life at Tahoma
By Leah Harrington
Audrey Hart is a junior mentor this year at Summit Public School: Tahoma. Each year she helps her students get their work done as soon as possible during PLT. That work includes projects and playlists, especially the ones that are overdue.
- What college did you go to?
“I went to Syracuse University.”
- What made you want to come to Tahoma?
“I heard a lot of great things about Tahoma,” Ms. Hart said. “Especially the kids who go there.”
- Where did you live before you moved here to San Jose?
“I lived in New York,” Ms. Hart said. “For most of my life, until I came here to San Jose.”
- What jobs did you have before you came here into Tahoma as a teacher and mentor?
“I worked at a lumber mill, Starbucks and a harbor store.”
- Do you have any siblings or pets?
“Yes, I have four siblings,” Ms. Hart said. “They are three brothers and one sister. Two of them are younger, while one is older and my sister is younger.”
- If so, then how old are your siblings, and what kind of pets do you have?
“My brother Brendan is 28; my brother Chaney is 21; my brother Peter is 17; and my sister Emma just turned 10,” Ms. Hart said. “I also have a chameleon named Chamillionaire and a family dog named Riley.”
- What job do you have here at Tahoma?
“I am a special ed teacher and an eleventh grade mentor,” Ms. Hart said, “but I used to be a tenth and ninth grade mentor last year and the year before.”
- What do you like to do for fun?
“I like to watch football and go camping.”
- What do you usually do in the weekends and other breaks from school?
“I usually go to Oregon with my family and watch football.”