Interview with Ms. Case
Volume 1; Issue 3; May 15th, 2019
Interviewer: Where did you grow up?
Ms. Case: Hollywood Hills and The San Fernando Valley. Yes, I’m a Valley Girl.
Interviewer: How many siblings do you have?
Ms. Case: Three sisters.
Interviewer: How were your grades in high school?
Ms. Case: It depended on whether or not I liked the class
Interviewer: Where did you attend college?
Ms. Case: Cal State Northridge, Cal State LA.
Interviewer: How long have you been a teacher?
Ms. Case: 25 years
Interviewer: How long have you been a librarian?
Ms. Case: Five years.
Interviewer: Is there any other job you would have preferred over being a teacher/librarian?
Ms. Case: Anthropologist.
Interviewer: Who’s your greatest inspiration?
Ms. Case: Eleanor Roosevelt
Interviewer: Where have you traveled?
Ms. Case: Ireland, Spain, Mexico, most parts of the USA, Hawaii, NYC, and Chicago
Interviewer: What has been you craziest memory while teaching at this high school?
Ms. Case: Super loud thunder that sounded like gunshots and the fire in Ascot hills
Interviewer: Which graduating class is your favorite?
Ms. Case: Class of 2019
Interviewer: What is your favorite novel?
Ms. Case: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Interviewer: What is your favorite movie:
Ms. Case: Raging Bull, Goodfellas
Interviewer: What is your favorite band?
Ms. Case: The Grateful Dead
Interviewer: How many times have you separated a student fight?
Ms. Case: Yes once stood in between two girls
Interviewer: How many kids do you have?
Ms. Case one, a 17 year-old daughter
Interviewer: How many generations of your family have been working in LAUSD?
Ms. Case: Three generations, including me
Interviewer: What is your favorite food?
Ms. Case: Sushi
Interviewer: What is your favorite television show?
Ms. Case: The Sopranos
Interviewer: What are your worst fears?
Ms. Case: Earthquakes
Interviewer: What would be your favorite hobbies?
Ms. Case: Yoga, knitting, shopping, spending time with my sisters and best friend if 38 years, and walking my dog.
Interviewer: What are your retirement plans:
Ms. Case: Living in Palm Desert