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Meet Mr. Thurman – New Teacher

Anthony Hernandez and Adam Balch

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Mr. Thurman is one of many new teachers to the Bullard campus this year, but he is not new to Bullard. He went to high school here at Bullard and is more than happy to be back.

Q: What do you teach?

A: I teach geometry. All five class periods.

Q: How long have you been teaching for?

A: Twenty-six years and I’m still loving it.

Q: Where have you taught?

A: Yosemite, Tehipite, Sunny side and now Bullard.

Q: What made you decide to be a teacher?

A: It’s the only thing I was ever good at.

Q: How do you like Bullard so far?

A: Bullard is great! I love it. I used to go here, so it’s like coming home!

Q: Where did you attend college?

A: Fresno State.

Q: What do you do on your free time?

A: Watch a lot of baseball (Angels), read, hang out with my fifteen year-old son.

Q: What was your dream job as a kid?

A: My number one dream job as a kid was to be a superhero and my number two was a teacher.

Q: What’s your favorite food?

A: Double pepperoni meat marvel from round table. It’s unbeatable”

Q: Favorite movie?

A: Raiders of the Lost Ark. It was a perfect movie, perfect acting and good action.

Q: Favorite kind of music?

A: Movie soundtracks and classic rock.

Q: Advice you’d give to a student who is thinking about going into teaching?

A: Don’t do it for the summers off. Do it because you love teaching and love kids.

 

 

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