2016-2017 Archives

Field Day 2017 – games, challenge courses, and popsicles!

 

Basketball Night – Teachers vs. 5th Graders

 

 

 

 

Mr. Kaji — joined the faculty of Hillsborough Elementary School in December 2016 and taught 4th grade to finish out the 2016-2017 school year.

He will teach 4th grade again in 2017-2018

 

 

 

Meeting Mr. Kaji:

I graduated from Appalachian State University in 2012, and got started right away with elementary education. I have known I wanted to be an educator since I was inspired by an incredible teacher of my own in 5th grade. I am now in my sixth year of official education.

I love finding what my students are passionate about and using that as a means of getting them interested in learning material.  I firmly believe that if a child is interested, then they will work to be successful! Though I take my responsibilities as a teacher very seriously, I try to incorporate fun to connect with students and make them want to be involved in their class.

FULL NAME: Alexander Kayvon Kaji

HOBBIES: Drawing, writing, singing, playing games of all kinds, nature walks, learning new things, space exploration

FAVORITE TV SHOW: Adventure Time

FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT: Science (followed by Social Studies)

SIBLINGS: 1 (a younger sister)

FAVORITE FOOD: Mexican, Indian, pasta, Persian, soul food…ANYTHING!

MY HEROES: My mother and father, Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Thomas Jefferson, Batman, Iron Man

FAVORITE MUSIC: Mumford and Sons, Florence + The Machine, Yanni, Eminem, most 90’s rock, Beyonce, Les Friction, 80’s power ballads, jazz and swing from the 20s to the 50s

FAVORITE GAMES: Magic: the Gathering, Warcraft, Fallout, Overwatch

 

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