Kim Jirik


 
What is your favorite quotation?
We are what we repeatedly do, Excellence then is not an act.

If you could have anyone as principal (living dead or fictional) who would it be?
Ronald Reagan. 

What profession other than your own would you most likely attempt?
DNR.

Name three things/qualities you need to do your job well:
Patience, organization, and acceptance. 

What stereotype about your job is true?
That we care about students.

What was your motivation for choosing your field?
Two aunts that were teachers and my favorite teacher
was an English teacher.

What are your hobbies?
Walking, golfing, swimming, gardening, and traveling.

What is your secret talent?
Baking.

Fun fact?
I ate arsenic but lived after eating it. 

What is a place you would like to visit?
Norway.

Favorite color?
Black. 

Where did you go to college?
HCC, UMD, Bemidji, Southwest State.

Favorite food?
Salad.

Childhood hero?
Grandpa.

What is one favorite thing about your job?
Being around the energy of kids.

Who was your favorite teacher and why?
Mrs. Odegard, she liked kids in her class, but also likes literature which made us like literature.

What do you do with your free time?
Exercise, gardening and visiting family 

Last words?
Choose a job that you like, don’t choose it for the money.