The Mirror

Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

%3Cb%3EMs.+Michelle+Park+joins+the+VNHS+faculty+in+2018+as+a+science+teacher.%3C%2Fb%3E
<b>Ms. Michelle Park joins the VNHS faculty in 2018 as a science teacher.</b>

Ms. Michelle Park joins the VNHS faculty in 2018 as a science teacher.

THE MIRROR | KAYLA LEE

THE MIRROR | KAYLA LEE

Ms. Michelle Park joins the VNHS faculty in 2018 as a science teacher.

By Jessica Eusebio and Chau Tran

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






After four years teaching biology at Manual Arts High School, Ms. Michelle Park has come back to the Wolfpack.  

A graduate of Van Nuys High School in 2010, she will now work alongside her former teachers as the new biology instructor, teaching Honors Biology, AP Biology and ICS, Integrated Coordinated Science in Room 203.  

Having a strong affinity for biology, Ms. Park decided to study bioresearch in college. Eventually, she grew disinterested in the subject, deciding instead to pursue a career in teaching biology.

Chemistry teacher Ms. Tracey Kim, also formerly a biology teacher, suggested that her former student give Van Nuys High School a try.

Now that she is a teacher at Van Nuys, Ms. Park brings the unique perspective of a former student.

“It feels like I am back in high school in a way,” said Ms. Park.

She looks forward to getting to know her students and interacting with some of her former teachers as a co-worker.

While she enjoys having the chance to teach different levels of biology, Ms. Park’s hope is that her students leave her classroom loving the field of science.

After eight years since her graduation from Van Nuys High, Ms. Michelle Park has returned to the Wolfpack. Having a strong affinity for biology, Ms. Park decided to study bioresearch in college. After losing interest in the subject, she decided to pursue a career in teaching biology at Manual Arts High School. However, chemistry teacher Ms. Tracey Kim, who formerly taught biology, suggested her graduate student to give Van Nuys High a try. Arriving at VNHS, Ms. Park will teach alongside her former teachers as a new instructor for Honors Biology, AP Biology and ICS, Integrated Coordinated Science in Room 203.  Ms. Park looks forward to getting to know her students and interacting with familiar faces.

“It feels like I am back in high school in a way,” said Ms. Park.

About the Writers
Jessica Eusebio, Entertainment Editor
Jessica Eusebio is the Entertainment Editor for The Mirror at Van Nuys High School. She is currently a senior in her second year publication in the Journalism program. Outside of journalism, Jessica plays for the school’s tennis team. Her hobbies include reading books and watching movies. She plans on pursuing a career in nursing with a bachelor’s degree.
Chau Tran, Staff Writer
Chau Tran is an Entertainment Staff Writer for the The Mirror at Van Nuys High School. She is currently a senior enrolled in her first year in the Journalism program. Outside of Journalism, Chau volunteers at Pet Orphans Of Southern California and Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Her hobbies include watching TV shows and movies of all genres. Chau also loves to listen to music, particularly R&B and pop. When it comes to alleviating stress, she enjoys writing in calligraphy and watching ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) videos in her spare time.
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Arts Etcetera

    The Son of Land and Sea

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Kellie Hayden: Creatively Thriving

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Arts Etcetera

    Shining, Shimmering and Splendid

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Maria Lomeli: Supporting Education

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Helene Burns: Finding Her Rhythm

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Abbey Ricklmann: One Step At a Time

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    2018 Homecoming Parade

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Faculty Participates in UTLA Action

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Athletics

    Upset of the Year or Thrashing of the Year?

  • Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student

    Featured Articles

    Heart Of A Champion

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School
Ms. Park Brings the Perspective of a Former Student