The Q+A- one student, one teacher, each month. This month we sat down with senior Sophie Pennes.
Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Common misconception about me: Probably that I’m mean
Most creative gift, given or received: I got a fantastic flash drive from Bradley Friedman for my 16th birthday…
Movie you’ve seen most: Well I have Step Brothers memorized, so either that or Into the Wild
Book you’ve read the most: American Judaism by Jonathan D. Sarna…of course
One thing I can’t live without: My Burt’s Bees chapstick
What you wanted to be at age 10: A veterinarian
Favorite gadget: CAT PAINT APP!!!
Teacher pet peeve: I hate when teachers give you busy work. And when teachers make you ask to go to the bathroom. Come on, is that a jk?
Procrastination technique: Facebook
Student hobby: What is that?
Favorite thing about being a senior: Having groupies…
Movie star you wish you could take to prom: Emile Hirsch. No Question.
Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: How good I am at telling lies.
Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Race, Class and Gender with Holton. And probably America 3.0 with Mr. Cassie. Great classes.
Funniest Hebrew word: They all sound like people clearing their throat to me.
Most memorable learning experience: Tiferet
Most purchased item in Student Store: In the 9th grade, Erin Smith and I had about 3 bagels a day each. With cream cheese. I’ve definitely spent a few thousand dollars in that small room of moms.
Favorite Milken Trend: The PNR (Park n’ ride)
Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: Most interesting? The strange lunches my mother packs for me.