Akiko Arevalo Science   Visit the Science classroom website All Kindergarteners, 2nd graders, and 4th graders at Marquez benefit from Mrs. Arevalo’s weekly science classes, one of the enrichment opportunities provided by Friends of Marquez. Mrs. Arevalo earned her B.A. and teaching credential at Cal State Northridge, and did some of her training here at Marquez, before coming to teach full time as a kindergarten teacher. Prior to teaching, Mrs. Arevalo worked as a production manager at a clothing manufacturing company for ten years before returning to school to pursue her teaching career.  Mrs. Arevalo has two children of her own and has found motherhood to be an excellent resource for teaching. She truly enjoys working with the children of Marquez and their wonderfully helpful parents, and looks forward to seeing “her kids” learn and grow throughout their years at Marquez. Email Mrs. Arevalo for access to her website.

Akiko Arevalo
Science

 

Visit the Science classroom website

All Kindergarteners, 2nd graders, and 4th graders at Marquez benefit from Mrs. Arevalo’s weekly science classes, one of the enrichment opportunities provided by Friends of Marquez. Mrs. Arevalo earned her B.A. and teaching credential at Cal State Northridge, and did some of her training here at Marquez, before coming to teach full time as a kindergarten teacher. Prior to teaching, Mrs. Arevalo worked as a production manager at a clothing manufacturing company for ten years before returning to school to pursue her teaching career.  Mrs. Arevalo has two children of her own and has found motherhood to be an excellent resource for teaching. She truly enjoys working with the children of Marquez and their wonderfully helpful parents, and looks forward to seeing “her kids” learn and grow throughout their years at Marquez. Email Mrs. Arevalo for access to her website.

Marie Steckmest Master Gardener   Miss Marie, a UC Master Gardener, working with the kids, staff and parents at Marquez to help revive the garden program. Marie, the founder of Palisades Cares, and a former elementary school teacher, was involved as a parent volunteer with Friends of Marquez and the PTA when her two children attended Marquez. She believes in the importance of growing and eating organic food. As the founder of Palisades Cares her other projects include distribution of emergency information and kits in the community, networking with the community and local schools to create and enhance school gardens, and awareness of healthy eating. Our very talented Master Gardener also has an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Marie Steckmest
Master Gardener

 

Miss Marie, a UC Master Gardener, working with the kids, staff and parents at Marquez to help revive the garden program. Marie, the founder of Palisades Cares, and a former elementary school teacher, was involved as a parent volunteer with Friends of Marquez and the PTA when her two children attended Marquez. She believes in the importance of growing and eating organic food. As the founder of Palisades Cares her other projects include distribution of emergency information and kits in the community, networking with the community and local schools to create and enhance school gardens, and awareness of healthy eating. Our very talented Master Gardener also has an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Shahmyl Day Physical Education Coach   This man is amazing. His communication and organization skills will make fine sports players out of our children. P.E. offers teachers the chance to meet and plan at grade level or do half group enrichment. And P.E. offers our children exercise and skills to improve their dexterity and maneuverability.

Shahmyl Day
Physical Education Coach

 

This man is amazing. His communication and organization skills will make fine sports players out of our children. P.E. offers teachers the chance to meet and plan at grade level or do half group enrichment. And P.E. offers our children exercise and skills to improve their dexterity and maneuverability.

 
Bob Harrison Music (in classroom)

Bob Harrison

Music (in classroom)

Lise Borja PE Coach

Lise Borja
PE Coach

Richard Careaga IT

Richard Careaga
IT

 
Lise Borja Day Playground Supervisor Lise essential role is implemented in a watchful and caring manor. Her approach with children is effortless and they enjoy being with her.

Lise Borja
Day Playground Supervisor

Lise essential role is implemented in a watchful and caring manor. Her approach with children is effortless and they enjoy being with her.

Pieter Wool/Loring Art (Rm 20) Gds 1, 3 & 5 & Instructional Aide

Pieter Wool/Loring
Art (Rm 20) Gds 1, 3 & 5 & Instructional Aide

Afsaneh Boutorabi Drama

Afsaneh Boutorabi

Drama