For Mr. Purpura and Mr Shulist, coffee, nuts and a nice poop joke would definitely lead to success, while Mr. Vafai would enjoy sitting down and chatting about the funny things that Sheldon and Leonard talk about in Big Bang Theory. If you forget to do your homework, a funny text message will probably brighten Ms. Fanaian’s mood, while sarcasm cracks Ms Rust up, and Mr Olson enjoys funny stories.
Most of them seem to enjoy getting up in the morning (must be a teacher thing), and curious students. But although bribery seems like the simplest way to getting an “A”, we all know that the real way to earning your teacher’s respect is studying. And asking questions. And putting all your energy into completing assignments. And being respectful. Sounds boring – I know, but just like Mr. Shulist said, it may actually turn out interesting once you look into it. So good luck to you all and lets all wish for that A!
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Food: Korean BBQ & Ethiopian Food & South Indian Food
Snack: Onion rings, lots of fruits, chips, AND I LOVE COFFEE!!!
Most Active Time: Anytime between 10.p.m and 1.a.m.
Student’s attitude in Class: I like it when students are focused on what they are working on in class. I don't mind them being goofy and joke around as long as they are focused and responsible about the task at hand.
Type of Joke: Slap Stick Humor gets me. I crack up when I read www.damnyouautocorrect.com
To be the Best student: Stay focused and on task, chit chat just a bit to keep the environment right, but always on task.
Food: Mexican Food
Most Active Time: Night Time~ I would prefer to sleep in and go to bed late if I could.
Student’s attitude in Class: Positive, Humorous, Engaged, Hard working
Type of Joke: Sarcastic, Dry humor
To be the Best student: Work hard, ask questions when you do not understand, be respectful to those around you, have fun while still staying on task.
Food: Pepperoni Pizza!!!!! And a good Chinook Steak with Garlic mashed and asparagus is a close second
Snack: Banana Chips and Almonds
Most Active Time: Early morning, hopefully starting with a jog. And then it’s getting both myself and daughter Freya ready for school.
Student’s attitude in Class: Interested and positive
Type of Joke: Jokes that appear to be a story, reeling people in and then shocking you with and unexpected punch line.
How To be the Best student: Ask questions and think critically. Participate at every opportunity.
Food: Pie – any kind, especially berry, cherry & apple (in that order)
Snack: Fruits & Nuts. AND COFFEE (of course)
Most Active Time: Early morning before sunrise
Student’s Attitudes in Class: Awake & alert is always preferable; willing to work on weaknesses like writing is encouraged.
Type of Jokes: Lavatorial humor – gets me every time (Look it up :P)
To be the Best Student: Always work to produce work that you are proud of. If you do that, the rest usually takes care of itself.
Food: Meatball sub
Most Active Time: 7am to 11:30 am
Type of Jokes: Sarcastic one that weaves in math/science info, e.g. Big Bang Theory jokes (some of them)
How to be the Best Student: Work diligently, help others, be honest, and follow directions.
Food: Pizza, lasagna and Korean BBQ
Snack: Pistachio Nuts & Cashews
Most Active Time: Early morning – 6:30 – 9:00 am
Student’s Attitudes in Class: Enthusiastic, outgoing, curious, polite.
Type of Jokes: Poop jokes (Mr. Purpura likes these too, don’t let him try to lie about it!)
How to be the Best Student: Attend class, have natural curiosity and try hard to see how stuff that seems “boring” can have lots of deep+ interesting insights beneath the surface.
By: Frida Nordstrom, Kay Cho