Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Hadziahmetovic

By: Lielle Ronen What is the one thing that most people don’t know about you? I’ve undergone a serious surgery in the early stages of my teaching career. It further allowed me to find happiness in each and every day of my life.  Do you have any memorable trips/vacations in the past? Luckily, I have travelled extensively – predominantly through Europe.  My mother used to … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Hadziahmetovic

Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Pupovac

By Emma Kay and Madison Anisman What is one thing most people don’t know about you? “I lived in Italy and California for a little while.” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be? “This is my fourth career. I was a medical bio chemist going out of university. Then, I was a nutritionist and a researcher at the University of Toronto. I worked … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Pupovac

Teachers of FHCI: Mr. Berger

If you weren’t a teacher, what do you think you would be? “I gave some real thought to being a lawyer for a while, and I also thought about being a professor and haven’t entirely dismissed that as a possibility maybe sometime down the road.” What do you want to do after retirement? “It would be nice to go down to the faculty of education … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Mr. Berger

Couples of FHCI – Ms. Monaghan and Mr. Dinsmore

By Danielle Westreich, Jessica Huong, Jessica Bensky and Esther Eisen How long have you been together? Mr. Dinsmore: “7 or 8 years.” What were your first impressions of each other?  Ms. Monaghan: “Short with a good taste in music.” Mr. Dinsmore: “Tall and very [restrict] smiley.” What is your favourite date place?  Mr. Dinsmore: “Any nice restaurant.” Where was your first date?  Ms. Monaghan: “We hung … Continue reading Couples of FHCI – Ms. Monaghan and Mr. Dinsmore

Ms Burnip – Teachers of FHCI: Before We Knew Them

“Yes! I always wanted to go into teaching… actually that’s not true. I wanted to be a doctor for a while. And then in Grade 10 I thought, I’m going to teach, because I definitely love school. But before that, I had to do a lot of different jobs. I didn’t have a wealthy family or a wealthy background so I had to earn money for university and/or do well in school to get a scholarship…” Continue reading Ms Burnip – Teachers of FHCI: Before We Knew Them

Teachers of FHCI: Mr. MacDonald

What is one thing most people don’t know about you?  “I dabble in oil painting. But I only dabble in it; I’m not very good at it. I can also carve a sick pumpkin!” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be?  “I would probably be working a desk job, doing something really boring like filing. My dream job would be a river raft … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Mr. MacDonald

Humans of FHCI – Mr​ Ferroni

What is one thing most people don’t know about you? “I used to be an Auxiliary police constable with the Toronto Police.” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be? “I would be a criminal lawyer.” What’s your favourite thing about being a teacher? “Bringing people closer to the truth, just like in Plato’s Allegory of The Cave.” What’s your least favourite thing about … Continue reading Humans of FHCI – Mr​ Ferroni

Humans of FHCI – Mr. MacDonald

By Esther Eisen and Abi Parameswaran   What is one thing most people don’t know about you?  “I dabble in oil painting. But I only dabble in it; I’m not very good at it. I can also carve a sick pumpkin!” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be?  “I would probably be working a desk job, doing something really boring like filing. My … Continue reading Humans of FHCI – Mr. MacDonald

An Interview with Ms. Roca

By: Rachel Nirenberg Q: What do you want people to take away from the Storm 3? A: After experiencing Storm 3, I trust the audience will leave the theatre armed with a bounty of questions.  The objective of theatre is to address questions, not to answer them.  I should hope that students will stir up a vortex of discussion. Q: How does this year’s play compare … Continue reading An Interview with Ms. Roca

Interview with Mr. Kleiman

The following interview was conducted by Ahad Ali, Magomed Evloev, and Roberto Giacomini in association with the Golden Falcon Newspaper. The members of the Golden Falcon had a chance to interview Mr. Kleiman on his last day of the year.  Most of you probably know Mr. Kleiman, either from having him as a teacher or from having him barge into your class in the middle … Continue reading Interview with Mr. Kleiman

Humans of FHCI – Ms. Monaghan

Ms. Monaghan

Biology and Science Teacher

By Andi Mayer-Goodman

“Why did you become a teacher?”

“Growing up I taught swimming and I really enjoyed it. A natural crossover was to become a teacher. My degree was in biology, and that is how I ended up becoming a biology teacher.” Continue reading “Humans of FHCI – Ms. Monaghan”