The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with senior Dan Gelfer.
Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Common misconception about me:
It would be that I don’t know how to speak English.
Most creative gift, given or received:
A Mark Spitz autograph from my brother who agreed to sign it for my brother yet not for me, go figure.
Movie you’ve seen most:
Book you’ve read the most:
Huckleberry Finn, simply a great book, I have read it in both Hebrew and English.
One thing I can’t live without:
What you wanted to be at age 10
A professional swimmer or a Triceps Model.
A random calculator that says Andrew Menzer on it.
Teacher pet peeve:
Since I have an Israeli accent, a good majority of my teachers have been constantly quoting me when ever I say something while my accent is very apparent, for example Mr. Lim quoting me saying “around the world?”
Slim Soccer/ Tetris Battle.
Chillin like Mr. Lieb, its a hobby and a life philosophy.
Favorite thing about being a senior:
Essentially everything but mainly laughing at the stressed out Juniors.
Movie star you wish you could take to prom:
Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview:
Why is Shawarma substantially better than falafel yet falafel gets all the fame?
Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken:
English with Dr. Ayres, AP Physics B and C with the one and only Mt. Ahad, and AP Calculus AB with Mr. Lim, Physics with Dr. Scoville.
Funniest Hebrew word:
I dont think any word in Hebrew is funny… but if I have to chose it would be Peel-Pel.
Most memorable learning experience:
Creating a Wii controller with Dr. Scoville, which was pretty sweet.
Most purchased item in Student Store:
Favorite Milken Trend:
Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: