reikito rising
Subscriber since: August 2010
Location: Burbank, CA
About Me
English Language Arts teacher at the steadily-upward-bound, and renowned JHF Polytechnic HS in Sun Valley, CA -- FIRST PLACE in CAHSEE first-try pass rate among ALL Title One schools in the STATE; SECOND PLACE in LAUSD for CAHSEE first-try pass rate at 80% (El Camino first at 83%). Thom Savino (aka: "I") teaches seniors in Expo Reading and Writing, World Lit, and juniors in Am Lit and Contemporary Comp.
I've been teaching in LAUSD for twenty-five years; at Poly for over twenty. I (aka: Thom Savino) am married, have two step-children, and one step-granddaughter who was the recent recipient of an all-expenses paid vacation to New York City. I'm a yogi, RYT 200 yoga teacher, and Reiki student.
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"I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal."
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