The Q+A- one student, one faculty member, each month. This month we sat down with Mr. Lindsay, Assistant Principal.
Conducted by Yasmine Novian
Common misconception about teachers:
That we have bad hearing; we’re wolves, we hear all.
Most creative gift, given or received:
There are many, but the framed picture of Helen of Troy from Mrs. Neal springs to mind.
Movie you’ve seen the most:
Star Wars, but Troy’s getting close thanks to years in the Latin classroom
Book you’ve read most:
Lord of the Rings
Fictional character you identify with:
Strider, see above
Obsolete item you won’t trash:
My dreamcast (classic gaming!)
What you wanted to be at age 10:
A veterinarian, I love dogs and cats
Student pet peeve:
Using the pencil sharpener! So annoying!
hmmmm, gaming? Sadly parenthood has diminished this hobby…
Favorite historical figure:
The Roman Emperor Augustus, brilliant
Favorite piece of art in your home/anywhere:
My two year old son Reid’s first finger painting attempt which is framed and hung in our kitchen
Movie star you always wanted to be:
Unoriginal answer, but iPhone
Topic you love but wont discuss at a party:
LATIN GRAMMAR! But sadly I have been to many parties where this is an acceptable topic…
The last meal you had:
Nicky D’s pizza!
Funniest English word(s):
Defenestration (great Latin root word)
Most memorable teaching experience:
4 years ago my AP Latin students finished the class by reciting the Aeneid while standing on their desks.
Most visited website, why:
Favorite cancelled-too-soon TV show:
Firefly or Freaks and Geeks
Most beloved/interesting item at your office desk:
my H block crew
Most memorable college experience:
Latin speaking nights at the local Mexican restaurant