Get to Know the New Staff

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Get to Know the New Staff

Kathryn McKee is ready for school. Photo By Tomas Russo.

Kathryn McKee is ready for school. Photo By Tomas Russo.

Kathryn McKee is ready for school. Photo By Tomas Russo.

Kathryn McKee is ready for school. Photo By Tomas Russo.

Tomas Russo, Co-Business Manager

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Kathryn McKee (Math Teacher)

Q: How has your experience been at C.H.S. so far? 

A: It’s been good so far, I like the teachers, administrators and the students.

Q: Where are you originally from?

A: Fortworth, Texas.

Q: How long have you been a teacher?

A: Since 1998.

Q: Why did you come to C.H.S.?

A: I decided to move to Charlottesville, and I’m a math teacher, so Charlottesville High School was my first choice of a place to work.

Q: Why did you choose Charlottesville? 

A: One of my oldest friends lives here with her husband, and I just like the town so I moved here.

Q: What’s the best part about working at C.H.S.?

A: I get to do what I know how to do, in a place I like a lot.

Q: What’s your favorite restaurant in Charlottesville?

A: Shabean

Q: Are you involved with any clubs or sports teams?

A: Not yet.

Q: What do you do in your free time?

A: I play with my dog, I like to read, and I enjoy going to hear live music.

Q: What’s your favorite sports team? 

A: The LSU Tigers Football

Q: What would you like CHS to know about you?

A: I love math, I love being in Charlottesville, and I’m happy I moved here.

 

Anne Downing (Special Education)

Q: How has your experience been C.H.S.. at so far? 

A: Great, the teachers are welcoming, and the students are really interesting.

Q: Where are you originally from? 

A: Williamsburg, VA

Q: What did your do prior to CHS? 

A: I just graduated from James Madison University.

Q: How long have you been a teacher? 

A: About 2 weeks

Q: What is the best part about working at CHS? 

A: The resources the school offers, and how there are always people to reach out to at the school.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant in Charlottesville? 

A: Sticks Kebob

Q: Are you involved with any clubs or sports teams? 

A: No

Q: What do you do in your free time? 

A: I hike, and I spend  time with my family.

Q: What’s your favorite sports team? 

A: The Buffalo Bills. My family is from Buffalo.

 

Timothy Tryon (Special Education)

Q: How has your experience been at CHS so far? 

A: Fantastic, I enjoy meeting students and teachers.

Q: Where are you originally from?

A: Northern Virginia, Prince William county. I was born in Woodbridge, VA.

Q: How long have you been a teacher?

A: This is my 11th Year as a teacher

Q: Why did you come to CHS?

A: It’s a very historical school, and I also came for the diverse student population.

Q: What is the best part about working at CHS?

A: I think the best part is the kids.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant in Charlottesville? 

A: To be determined.

Q: Are you involved with any clubs or sports teams?

A: I coach for SOCA.

Q: What do you do in your free time?

A: Coaching soccer and spending time with my family. I have a daughter who is 2 and a half years old, plus a dog and a cat. I also like hiking.

Q: What’s your favorite sports team?

A: Manchester United

Q: What would you like CHS to know about you?

A: I am really excited to become a part of this community.