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Meet staff member Chis Johnson

Chris Johnson, Jarvis MS teacher standing in classroomHi! My name is Chris Johnson. I teach social studies at Jarvis Middle School.

How long have you been teaching or working in the district?

This is my first year!

What do you like best about what you do?

Being able to work with the kids and getting to teach them all sorts of cool history stuff.

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?

I helped out a little bit with the modified football team this year. I’m hoping the be able to work with the baseball team this spring!

What former jobs have you held?

I’ve worked as a tutor, substitute, and as a pizza delivery driver.

Where were you educated?

SUNY Oswego

Where have you lived?

Syracuse, Oswego, and Utica.

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

Go hiking.

What book and/or author are you currently reading?

Winston Churchill: Defender of the Realm by William Manchester.

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

Classic Rock.

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

My favorite TV show is The Wire.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

I’d like to go to Italy to see the Roman ruins.

What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?

I love to travel!