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 OwlHis 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.   

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