The Medallion

Teacher Interview: Ms. Martin

Margaret Hsiao '20

January 11, 2019

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Ms. Martin is an amazing Spanish teacher here at NDA. She teaches levels 3, 4, and 5 and is often considered very entertaining. Many of us experience this especially before Christmas break when, each year, Ms. Martin brings her classes caroling around the school. As one of her students describes her, “Ms. Martin is a reall...

Teacher Interview: Mr. Wachman

Teacher Interview: Mr. Wachman

December 14, 2018

What was your high school experience like? I went to high school in New York in a suburban area si...

Teacher Interview: Mr. Benson

Teacher Interview: Mr. Benson

Mary Claire Griffin '22

December 14, 2018

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What compelled you to study history and become a history teacher?  I always found history interest...

Teacher Interview: Mrs. Dawson

Teacher Interview: Mrs. Dawson

Margaret Hsiao '20, Writer

December 14, 2018

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Mrs. Dawson is our new music teacher here at NDA. She teaches all the Cuvilly students in either general...

Teacher Interview: Ms. Kappel

Emma Montefusco '20

November 9, 2018

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What were you like in high school? I won the most musical superlative - I played the violin, piano, sang, and was co-president of theater club. I was mostly positive, but I found it challenging. I found college easier than high school. I'm still good friends with my high school best friends. What made you choose English ...

Teacher Interview: Dr. Orbison

Maggie Coughlin '20 and Avery Shields '20

November 9, 2018

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What were you like in high school?   I was a jock, I went to a boys’ private school, and I was an average student. I played basketball, baseball, and football, but baseball was my specialty.   If you were given $10 million right now, what is the first thing you would do with it?   Oh jeez. I would...

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