Teacher Favorites

 
 
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Ms. Black

1st Grade

RestaurantsThe Boneyard & Ciao Pasta (SJC)
Dessert / TreatNuts & Dark Chocolate
DrinksCold Brew - Plain
HobbiesReading , Swimming & Going to Museums, Art/ Music events
FlowersOrchids
CollectablesHeart Shaped Rocks
SportsLA Galaxy Soccer Team
AuthorsN/A
MusicThe Salty Suites - I Enjoy ALL Music!
ShoppingTarget, Macy's & Trader Joe's
RelaxationHear Quiet, Mani/Pedis Are Nice Too!
ColorSometimes Blue & Sometimes Yellow
BirthdayI Prefer To Not Have My Birthday Celebrated
 
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Ms. Butterworth

5th Grade

RestaurantsAmber's, Fratello's, The Point, El Cortez
Dessert / TreatCheese & Crackers - Any & All! Chips
DrinksVanilla Latte, Passion Iced Tea
HobbiesReading (I Am in a Book Club), Holiday Crafting
FlowersSunflowers
CollectablesWillow Tree Angels, Holiday Motifs for Decorations
SportsN/A
AuthorsNone - Love Reading Anything Recommended
MusicAnything Country!
ShoppingCostco, Target, Nordstrom Rack
RelaxationPro Pink & White Nails & Eating a Scrumptious Brunch
ColorOrange
BirthdayOctober 19th
 
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Ms. Choquehuanca

2nd Grade

RestaurantsNick's, Jimmy's Famous Tavern, Wind & Sea, Javier's , P.F. Changs, Romano Cucina, Ambers, & Baja Fish
Dessert / TreatJunior Mints, See's California Brittle, Creme Brule, Lemon Bars & Kind Bars
DrinksStrong Coffee w/ Half & Half, Nonfat-Skinny- Vanilla Latte w/ 1-1/2 Pump Syrup & Vega Fruit & Vegetable Smoothies
HobbiesLove to Travel, Hike, Walk, & Go Out to Dinner
FlowersStar Gazer Lilies, Succulents & Ivy
CollectablesScented Candles
SportsLakers
AuthorsShel Silverstein (Children's)
MusicI Like All Types of Music - Pop, Alternative Rock, Train, John Mayer
ShoppingNordstrom, Nordstrom Rack & American Express
RelaxationMani/Pedi, Spa Day, Travel & Go To The Movies
ColorLight Blues & Natural Colors (Tans)
BirthdayNovember 12th
 
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Ms. Darsow

3rd Grade

RestaurantsAvila's, High Park Tap House
Dessert / TreatReese's Pieces, Red Licorice
DrinksDecaf. Tea, Smoothies
HobbiesGardening, Reading
FlowersCarnations, Plumerias, Orchids
CollectablesSeahorses and Hummingbirds
SportsWalking, Biking
AuthorsFredrik Backman, Children's Books: Bill Peet, Kevin Henkes, R.J. Palacio
MusicAlternative- Imagine Dragons, Classic Rock
ShoppingTarget, Kohl's, Lakeshore, Staples
RelaxationRelaxing in the sun with a book, massages, or watching a movie with family
ColorGreen
BirthdayOctober 19th, 1968. My 50th this year!
 
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Ms. Eckrote

1st Grade

RestaurantsHarbor Grill and Blue Water Grill
Dessert / TreatChocolate chip cookies
DrinksIce Tea
HobbiesMy Boat
FlowersN/A
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsN/A
MusicCountry
ShoppingWhite House Black Market
RelaxationN/A
ColorBlue
BirthdayOctober 8th
 
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Ms. Foote

Kindergarten

RestaurantsBoard & Brew, PDM, Cheesecake Factory, The Habit & Thrive
Dessert / TreatFrozen Yogurt, Cheesecake & Almonds
DrinksTropical Iced Tea, Black Iced Tea & Green Iced Tea
HobbiesExercise
FlowersOrchids & Gerbera Daisies
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsN/A
MusicOne Direction, Imagine Dragons & Ed Sheeran
ShoppingNordstrom, Old Navy, Jacks or Hobie
RelaxationMani/Pedi & Massage
ColorBlue
BirthdayApril 18th
 
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Mr. Hoffman

5th Grade

RestaurantsCava, Pita Pita, Boards and Brew, Subway, Chipotle and Baja Tacos
Dessert / TreatPower Crunch Bars in Salted Carmel or Chocolate, Almonds, Dark Chocolate
Drinks Starbucks coffee dark roast ...Venti with half and half or K-Cups, Diet Coke, Fever Tree diet tonic, Arrowhead sparkling water lemon
HobbiesFinding the next great place to visit in the world
FlowersWhite roses, succulents, orchid
CollectablesN/A
SportsCollege football... especially USC, snow skiing, walking, gym
AuthorsJames Patterson, Mitch Albom, Kids: Jerry Spinelli
MusicTop 40, Maroon 5, 21 Pilots, Justin Timberlake, light classical, Spanish guitar, Eagles
ShoppingTarget, Home Goods, Tillys, Sporting Goods
RelaxationWalks, vacations, gym, Massage Envy
ColorGreens
BirthdayFirst day of school: August 21st
 
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Ms. Hudson

5th Grade

RestaurantsLupes, Board & Brew, Wind & Sea & Luciana's
Dessert / TreatDark Chocolate, Frozen Yogurt, Vegetables & Fruit
Drinks1/2 Caf Vanilla latte & Iced Tea
HobbiesHiking, Gardening & Running
FlowersSucculents & Mixed Flowers
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsN/A
MusicN/A
ShoppingAnn Taylor, Loft, Dicks Sporting Goods & Nordstrom
RelaxationMovies & Mani/Pedi
ColorBlue
BirthdayJune 13th
 
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Ms. Humphrey

2nd Grade

RestaurantsOpah
Dessert / TreatDark chocolate
DrinksCoffee
HobbiesYoga, Traveling
FlowersWhite Roses, Orchids
CollectablesChildren's Books
SportsDucks Hockey
AuthorsN/A, I read books on travel and health
MusicU2
ShoppingTarget, Nordstrom
RelaxationWalks, Yoga, Mani/Pedi
ColorRed
BirthdayOctober 1st
 
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Ms. Hunner

2nd Grade

RestaurantsSpaghetti Factory, Ricardo's, Habit, R.J's, Zen Sushi, Board & Brew, J.FAT, Chart House, Little Asian Kitchen & Royal Hawaiian
Dessert / TreatSee's Candy, Fruit & Cheese & Ice Cream
DrinksCoffee w/ Milk (Misto or Cafe Au lait)
HobbiesWalking, Cooking, Hiking, Fishing, Traveling, Crafting, Kayak, Beach, Sporting Events & Movies
FlowersSunflowers, Hydrangea & Daisy
CollectablesN/A - I'm Pretty Eclectic
SportsDodgers & Angels
AuthorsThey Are Always Changing
MusicLike Most Top Music (Except Rap). Love Current and Classics
ShoppingNordstrom, Costco, M.V. Mall & Steinmart
RelaxationMani/Pedi, Read on the Beach, Walk, Massage & Movies
ColorPink
BirthdayNovember 10th
 
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Ms. Lewis

Kindergarten

RestaurantsIchibiri, The Habit, Coastal Kitchen & Cheesecake Factory
Dessert / TreatDark Chocolate
DrinksNonfat Peppermint Mocha - No Whip
HobbiesBeach with Family & Going to Angels Games
FlowersWhite Hydrangeas
CollectablesN/A
SportsCubs & Angels
AuthorsN/A
MusicAnything! Love iTunes
ShoppingNordstrom, H & M, Ann Taylor, Loft & Amazon
RelaxationMani/Pedi & Massage
ColorBlue & White
BirthdayNovember 23rd
 
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Ms. Lightner

1st Grade

RestaurantsEllie's Table, Monarch Beach & Board & Brew
Dessert / TreatCookies & Cupcakes
DrinksNonfat Cafe Latte, Iced Tea & Nektar Tropical
HobbiesGardening & Reading
FlowersWhatever is in Season
CollectablesPlants & Garden Décor
SportsN/A
AuthorsToo Many to List
MusicN/A
ShoppingAnthropologie, Nordstrom & Plant Depot
RelaxationRead
ColorAqua
BirthdayDecember 15th
 
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Mr. Martin

4th / 5th Combo

RestaurantsBoard & Brew, Monarch Market & Wahoo's
Dessert / TreatBrownies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Clif Bars & Dried Mango
DrinksMonster Tea/ Lemonade, Rockstar Lemonade & Monster (White Can) Zero
HobbiesSurfing, Golf, Fishing, Camping & Hiking
FlowersTropical
CollectablesN/A
SportsAngels
AuthorsRick Riordan, James Patterson, Tom Wood, Robert Ludlum, Dalton Fury, Tom Clancy, & Scott McEwen
MusicJack Johnson, Zach Brown Band, Old Dominion & Metallica
ShoppingDick's, Big 5, Bass Pro Shop & 5.11
RelaxationGo Surfing & Eat Sushi
ColorBlue
BirthdayJanuary 7th
 
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Ms. Mortenson

Kindergarten

RestaurantsI Eat Everything
Dessert / TreatCookies, Pies, Nuts, Cheese & Fruit...Not So Much Process Bars
DrinksSkinny Vanilla Lattes, Green Tea & Any Kind of Smoothie (Nothing "Watermelon" Flavored)
HobbiesCrochet, Walk, Sing, Play Ukulele & Guitar
FlowersAllergic to Most Flowers, Except Roses. I Kill All Plants, Except Plastic Ones!
CollectablesN/A
SportsAngels
AuthorsMax Lucado, William P. Young & David Gregory
MusicI Mostly Listen to Christian Praise Music
ShoppingNordstrom Rack & Cabi
RelaxationNails Done & Masage
ColorPink
BirthdayMarch 27th
 
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Mr. Rager

4th Grade

RestaurantsChipotle
Dessert / TreatCrunchy, Cheesy or Salty Snacks
DrinksPlain Starbucks, Mocha or Flat White
HobbiesHiking, Mountains & Beach
FlowersGreen Leafy Things, Ferns, Etc.
CollectablesN/A
SportsChicago Cubs
AuthorsDonna Leon
MusicClassics 70's & 80's
ShoppingGap & Banana Republic
RelaxationRead & Swim
ColorBlue, Green & White - Malcom Colors!
BirthdayJanuary 11th
 
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Ms. Slipakoff

Speech Teacher

RestaurantsLuna Grill, any sushi place, Salt Creek Grill, Coastal Kitchen
Dessert / TreatPower bars, Chocolate, Healthy Snacks
DrinksCoffee, Ice Tea
HobbiesSinging, Dancing, Playing Guitar, Art
FlowersOrchids (anything colorful)
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsMystery Novels
MusicAll Kinds!
ShoppingNordstrom, Express, TJ Maxx...
RelaxationListen to music, Read, Beach
ColorPink, Red, Blue
BirthdayMarch 22nd
 
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Ms. Thomas

3rd Grade

RestaurantsTaco Bell, Sushi
Dessert / TreatHomemade Muffins & Fruit
DrinksHigh Protein Drinks
HobbiesRunning, Reading & Relaxing (My 3 R's)
FlowersCactus? I Don't Have A Green Thumb :(
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsAdventure & Romance, Nelson DeMille & Sandra Brown
MusicColdplay, Country (Like Carrie Underwood) & Easy Rock
ShoppingNordstrom & Ann Taylor (I Don't Shop Too Often)
RelaxationSometimes Get A Massage At Monarch Tennis Club With Sandy (Therapist)
ColorBlue (All Shades)
BirthdayOctober 4th
 
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Ms. Wachtel

2nd Grade

RestaurantsChart House
Dessert / TreatDark Chocolate
DrinksHot Cocoa (Cold Days) & Iced Tea (Hot Days)
HobbiesTravel & Concerts
FlowersPink Roses
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsMany
MusicEclectic
ShoppingNordstrom, American Express/ Visa (Variety)
RelaxationN/A
ColorVariety
BirthdayOctober 17th
 
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Ms. Yanaura

4th Grade

RestaurantsBoard & Brew, Chipotle & Panera
Dessert / TreatCashews, Frozen Yogurt, Everything Bagel & Cream Cheese
DrinksCoke Zero, Fresh OJ, Strawberry/ Banana Smoothies
HobbiesDecorating
FlowersSunflowers
CollectablesCookie Jars
SportsSeahawks
AuthorsAny That Offer An Inspirational & Positive Message
MusicMichael Buble, Taylor Swift & Adele
ShoppingHobby Lobby, Stein Mart & Macy's
RelaxationFacial & Pedicure
ColorOrange (Bold, Bright Colors)
BirthdaySeptember 19th
 
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Ms. Yousuf

Education Specialist

RestaurantsStarbucks, CPK, Panera, Chipotle
Dessert / TreatAnything Chocolate
DrinksCoffee and Unsweetened Ice Tea
HobbiesCamping, Hiking, Reading
FlowersYellow Daffidols
CollectablesN/A
SportsSoccer, Football
AuthorsVaries
MusicVaries
ShoppingTarget, Macy's, Costco
RelaxationSitting on the beach
ColorBlue and Purple
BirthdaySeptember 2nd
 
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Ms. Zaharak

2nd Grade

RestaurantsBaja Tacos, Coastal Kitchen, The Deck, Hendrix & Board & Brew
Dessert / TreatChips & Guac/ Salsa, Brownies, Popcorn & Chocolate
DrinksStarbucks Chai Nonfat Latte, Regular Coffee w/ Cream & Starbucks Iced Green Tea
HobbiesShopping, Design, Beach & Travel
FlowersSucculents, Peonies & Roses
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsToo Hard To Pick
MusicToo Many To List!
ShoppingNordstrom, Target, Fashion Island & Rocco
RelaxationPedicure, Manicure, Massage & Going To The Movies
ColorGreen
BirthdayOctober 5th
 

Ms. Zegley

4th Grade

RestaurantsChik-Fil-A, Board & Brew, Fratellos & Cheesecake Factory
Dessert / TreatChocolate, Cookies, Cashews & Nuts
DrinksCoke Zero, Starbucks Strawberry Acai Refresher, Mango/ Peach Iced Tea & Lemonade/ Tea
HobbiesCamping, Reading & I Love To Go To The Movies
FlowersDaisy
CollectablesN/A
SportsN/A
AuthorsN/A
MusicLove Broadway Showtunes
ShoppingTarget, Costco & Amazon
RelaxationMassage & Nails
ColorYellow, Pink & Green
BirthdayAugust 26th