Mrs. Degen~ P.E. & FOCUS teacher

Q: Do you celebrate Christmas?

A: Yes, my family celebrates christmas.

Q: Do you decorate your house for christmas?

A: We do,always. Definitely.

Q: What is a yearly tradition that your family has?

A: Taking the girls to see santa every year, so they can sit on his lap. Also my little one is still into elf on the shelf. Every year we watch our favorite Christmas films.

Q: What foods do you eat on Christmas?

A: Prime rib, beef, mashed potatoes, rolls.

Q: What do you drink?

A: Eggnog.

Q: What is your favorite thing about holidays?

A: Spending time with family.

Q: What do u want for christmas?

A: We rather go out on vacation or something we don’t really do gifts. It would be nice for my husbands dad to recover from his infection, that is something I want.

Q: What do u plan on doing with ur 2 weeks off?

A: Christmas at our house, we usually meet up with extended family in palm springs too. Just catching up with everyone, friends. Stay in pajamas and watch movies.

Q: What are some of your favorite Christmas films?

A: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and How the Grinch stole christmas

Q: How do you celebrate the New Year?

A: Get together with friends that have kids and have a good evening. We usually stay up until 12.

Q: Do you have any New Year resolutions?

A: Not usually, just try to start eating healthier

Arely Aguilar~ 12th Grade

Q: Do you celebrate Christmas?

Yes, I do celebrate Christmas every hear with my whole family.

Q: Do you decorate your house?

I do inside decorating in my house, including the Xmas tree and the stockings by the chimney.

Q: Do you have any yearly family traditions?

My yearly family tradition is that we break a 7 point star piñata, signifying that we are breaking away from the 7 sins and the candy represents the daily gift God gives us.

Q: What do you eat/drink on Christmas?

I eat tamales!!! Morning, noon and night. And I drink champurrado.

Q: What is your favorite thing about the holidays?

My favorite thing about the holidays is being able to spend time with my family, being crazy and weird, and being able to give.

Q: What are some of your favorite Christmas films?

The Grinch starring Jim Carrey is my absolute favorite. He is so relatable.

Q:  What do you want for Christmas?

I want joy around the world, but an 8ft teddy bear sounds good too.

Q: What are your plans for the 2 weeks off?

Work, sleep, eat and spend time with friends and family.

Q: How do you celebrate the New Year?

Around 11:45, before midnight, my family and I eat 12 grapes when the 12 second countdown begins. Then we use our air horns, mini confetti cannons, and silly string to celebrate. After we just eat and play games.

Q: Do you have any New Year resolutions?

My resolutions would be pick up my dog’s poop up more often! keep working out after graduation, not be late to anything, learn Italian and French, and sleep for at least 10 hours.

Mrs. Walford~ Math & FOCUS teacher

Q: Do you celebrate christmas?

A: Yes

Q: Do you decorate your house for Christmas?

A: Yes,

Q: What yearly tradition does your family have?

A: We go look at Christmas lights in our pajamas. We do some sort of gingerbread house, but Mr. Walford fails at that miserably,so we are just decorating cookies this year. We also do Elf on the Shelf.

Q: What do you eat and drink on Christmas?

A: We have a traditional English dinner which is, yorkshire pudding, sausages, potatoes and we do Christmas crackers.

Q: What is your favorite thing about the holidays?

A: Spending time with family.

Q: What do u want for christmas?

A: Health for everyone I know.

Q: What are your plans for the 2 week break?

A: Spend time with family, bake cookies.

Q: What are some of your favorite Christmas films?

A: Home alone, Elf, Christmas story

Q: How do u celebrate the New Year?

A: We celebrate New Years on East coast time. We watch the ball drop at 9 o’clock and try and stay awake until midnight.

Q: Do you have any resolutions for the New Year?

A: I would say eat cleaner.

Allan Marks~ 10th Grade

Q: Do you celebrate Christmas?

A: Si

Q: Do you decorate your house?

A: Yeah, we setup a little christmas village and we put a wreath on the door. We also decorate our tree.

Q: Do you have a yearly family tradition?

A: We put stockings and have them filled.

Q: What do you eat and drink on Christmas?

A: We have green bean casserole, sparkling cider out of champagne glasses and a jello thingy.

Q: What is your favorite thing about holidays?

A: I like having vacation time.

Q: What do u want for Christmas?

A: A visa gift card.

Q: What are your plans for the 2 weeks off?

A: Staying home, seeing my sister and celebrate second christmas like Hanukkah but for Christians.

Q: How do u celebrate New Years?

A: We go to a friends house and play monopoly and then make as much noise as we can and drink sparkling cider.

Q: Do you have any New Year resolutions?

A: No.