The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with senior Elai Shine.
Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Common misconception about me: That I killed a guy.
Most creative gift, given or received: My uncle once gave me a box of teeth.
Movie you’ve seen most: Hotel for Dogs 2.
Book you’ve read the most: How to Get People to Interview You for School Newspapers by Harriet Tubman.
One thing I can’t live without: Milken.
What you wanted to be at age 10: A senior at Milken.
Favorite gadget: My Zune.
Teacher pet peeve: When teachers make me dump out my backpack and then throw all my school supplies into the garbage and tell me to buy new ones.
Procrastination technique: Sitting in a chair.
Student hobby: Cleaning Mr. Shine’s “Best Dad” trophy collection.
Favorite thing about being a senior: Having youngsters give me their seat on the Metro.
Movie star you wish you could take to prom: Ronald Reagan.
Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: My dad.
Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Hebrew.
Funniest Hebrew word: Sim et ze ba makom!
Most memorable learning experience: Every day of potions class with Dr. Scoville.
Favorite Milken trend: Thomas Friedman.
Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: The crystal skull!