March/April Junior High Student:    Miss Regan Husted.   Regan is in 7th grade and has one sister.  Her favorite class is World Studies because she likes to learn about the past.  Regan plays volleyball and is a member of the Clarion Cyclones softball team.  Her favorite part of school is the social and supportive atmosphere.  Regan’s goal is to get straight A’s every quarter.   Mrs. Jones is Regan’s favorite teacher because she is encouraging and will stop at nothing to make sure Regan understand a concept.   Regan’s favorite food is meatless lasagna because it tastes better than regular lasagna.  In her free time, Regan likes to go antique shopping, play softball, and hang out with friends.  Her favorite color is purple.  If she could go anywhere, Regan would go to Liverpool, England with Brooke Kessler and Abby Himes.  The Beatles are Regan’s favorite band and John Lennon is the person she admires most.  Regan’s favorite quote is, “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”-Jimi Hendrix

March/April Senior High Student :  Miss Kortnee Klepfer.   Kortnee is a senior and has two older sisters.  Multimedia is her favorite class because she says you get to use your creativity.  Kortnee is a member of the computer club. Her goal for this school year is to continue to be on the honor roll.  Kortnee plans to attend Clarion University and maybe become an elementary school teacher.  She would also like to train her dog to be a therapy dog.  Another goal in her life is to always help anyone in need.  Mrs. Schirmer is Kortnee’s favorite teacher because she cares and helps every one of her students.  In her free time Kortnee likes to spend time outside or be with her boyfriend or her dog.  Her favorite food is ice cream and she would like to travel to any beach.  Toby Grant is the person Kortnee admires the most because he has been through a lot in his life and he’s still one of the nicest people she has ever met!  Kortnee’s favorite quote is, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

March/April Teacher Feature Congratulations, Mrs. Schirmer!

How long have you been teaching?  17 years; I.C. School and coached at C.U.P. before that

What classes and grades have you taught during your career? I have taught numerous classes such as Computer Applications, Multimedia I.-IV., Webpage Design, Intro. to Business, 21st Century Business, Computer Lit., Essentials of Business Communication, Independent Business, Algebra-Trig., Algebra 1/2, and Mac Applications.  I have taught all grades K-12 during my career.

In high school, what was your favorite subject? Least? My favorite class was Accounting and my least favorite was English.  I graduated from C-L in 1985 and was Salutatorian.

What is your favorite part of being a teacher? Being with my students- it is so great when you see them understand!

Why did you want to become a teacher? I love working with the kids and growing in the technological world with them.

What is the hardest part about teaching?  The most difficult task is making sure I keep up to date so my students get the most current information.

Do you advise any groups?  I have coached Cross-Country, Track, and Basketball.  I advise our Computer Club.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not teaching?  I enjoy my family, travelling, scrapbooking, exercising, and photography.

Is there anything you would like to share about your family?  At one time all 5 of us were a part of C-L High School and my oldest is now a 4th generation teacher!

What are some words of wisdom or a favorite quote that you would like to share with the student body?   Don’t be afraid to explore the world-there is so much to experience.  You can always come back.