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Teacher Feature – Lisa Speck

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Changing the Game By Claire Procter-Murphy The day is December 3rd, and the chilly air nips at any flashes of ankle that appear below pant cuffs. On the cusp of winter, the weather is a catalyst for change, and sets a poetic tone in which to meet fifth-grade history teacher Lisa Speck. “I was not a fan of social studies

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Teacher Feature – Dr. Allyson Wuenschel

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By Margaret Shepherd, 12th Grade Dr. Wuenschel plays and teaches the viola, which reads in alto clef (right). Violas are usually overlooked in an orchestra by the violins and cellos, which read in treble (left) and bass (middle) clefs, respectively. Often, Allyson Wuenschel seems as youthful as the children she teaches at Arizona School for the Arts (ASA). She is

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Teacher Feature – Jordan Daniels

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When did you first start teaching at ASA? Originally I started teaching intermediate ballet class at ASA 7 years ago through the partnership with the School of Ballet Arizona. I then went on to finish my undergraduate degree at Southern Methodist University, where I trained heavily in classicalism. Upon graduating a teaching position within this unique partnership became available once

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Teacher Feature – Señor Ramón Miranda

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For those that don’t know me, my real name is Ramón Miranda and I am one of the Spanish teachers at ASA. If you are wondering why I say this, since I started working at ASA, I have been called many different names. All of them have been good names, of course. Some of these names include:  Mr. Miranda, Señor

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Teacher Feature – Ginette Rossi

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Teacher Feature – Ginette Rossi I have never felt such a strong sense of belonging than I do as a member of Arizona School for the Arts (ASA). Before working here,  I would often find myself in search of a place where I was accepted regardless of what stereotype I fit into and where my creativity was appreciated and cultivated.

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