DaVinci's Notebook

Mr. Knight’s Game Development Club

May 2, 2014

Filed under Science, Teacher Feature

DaVinci Academy’s newest math lab teacher, Mr. Knight, has agreed to start a Game Development Club. Students who join will meet for an hour after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays to create concept art, write storyboards, discuss idea...

Wenzel Frenzy

Elizabeth Wharton

February 21, 2014

Filed under Out of the Can, Teacher Feature

Matt Wenzel, newest addition to the English department, teaches 10th grade English and Creative Writing. He is a member of the Utah Writing Project, poet, and a hiker. Wenzel came to DaVinci because he’s admired it for a long...

Figueira, the man behind the camera

January 9, 2014

Filed under Arts, Teacher Feature

Adam Figueira has wanted to be a teacher since he was in the seventh grade but never found the perfect opportunity.Mr. Slee asked him to help out with film classes every now and then. He jumped at the chance of even that part time experience. “I fell in love with DaVinci the ...

DaVinci’s Dynamic Davis

Elizabeth Wharton, Assistant Editor

June 7, 2013

Filed under Teacher Feature

Ms. Davis, Language Arts 9 Pre AP and Language Arts Composition AP teacher, is more than she appears to be. In fact, she is a writer, avid reader, photographer,  and traveller. She has two Bachelors degrees in Political Science from University of Idaho and...

Micki Balaich

Nick Ernst, Reporter

May 28, 2013

Filed under Teacher Feature

Micki Balaich has been working at DaVinci Academy for three years, teaching math. She graduated from Weber State University in 2011, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Math Teaching and a Minor in Music. When she first started coll...

A car racing Girl Scout – Ms. Roberts

May 24, 2013

Filed under Out of the Can, Science, Teacher Feature

Ms. Roberts teaches Biology, Botany, Zoology and Chemistry. “I went to college at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. I got my undergraduate degree in Field Biology, with a minor in Earth Science.” She has never...