Staff Highlight 4-11-19

Weekly Staff Member Highlight
In an effort to introduce our fabulous staff to the broader community, we highlight one staff member a week in our newsletter. Instead of typical bios, we will present some fun info about each person. For full bios, please visit our website.


Please meet:  Benji Radtke
Position:  4th Grade Teacher
One item checked off his bucket list: Walked on the Great Wall of China.  
One item not yet checked off his bucket list: Travel to Austraila or New Zealand.
Favorite teacher and why:  Mr. Stevens, because he was diabetic and always had a jar of candy near by.   
Morning bird or night owl:    Night Owl
His favorite part of his job:    When a child has that "Ah-ha" moment!
What he does to stay balanced:   Shift my weight.
The biggest risk he has taken in his life:   On a few occasions I've drank Pepsi instead of Coke...and survived.
Something he admires about his students:   Their willingness to try new things...most of the time :)
What is one random thing that you are very knowledgeable about?    The Doors / Jim Morrison.
What inspires you:   My wife and music.