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Meet Ms. Aquino, the new Spanish teacher

Cesar Jimenez
Ms. Aquino enjoys traveling.

Alfa Aquino, the new Spanish teacher, answered questions in both English and Spanish. 

What was your favorite subject in school? Why?

¿Cuál era tu materia favorita en la escuela? ¿Y por qué?

Enjoyed math because her sisters were accountants and languages because she loves to travel

Disfrutaba de las matemáticas porque sus hermanas eran contadoras y  los idiomas porque le encanta viajar.

What kind of student were you in high school?

¿Qué tipo de estudiante eras en la escuela secundaria?

Very good student,mom was very supportive and wanted her to become successful.

Muy buena estudiante, mi madre me apoyó mucho y quería que ella se convirtiera en alguien.

Why did you decide to become a teacher?

¿Por qué decidiste ser profesora?

Participated in a volunteer program for tutoring and fell in love with teaching others.

Participe  en un programa voluntario de tutoría y se enamoró de enseñar a otros.

Why did you pick BRHS?

¿Por qué elegiste BRHS?

Was looking for a job and was told that this school was a good school and took the opportunity to be apart of the school climate

Estaba buscando trabajo y me dijeron que esta escuela era una buena escuela y aproveche la oportunidad para ser parte del clima escolar.

Where did you go for college?

¿A dónde fuiste para la universidad?

Went to hunter college for undergrad and first masters degree and mercy college for the second masters degree and Touro College.

Fui a Hunter College para obtener una licenciatura y una primera maestría,  a Mercy College para obtener una segunda maestría a Touro College.

What do you like to do for fun?

¿Que te gusta hacer para divertirte?

Dancing, spending time with family and friends and going to concerts.

Bailar y pasar tiempo con familiares y amigos e ir a conciertos.

Interesting facts:
Datos interesantes:

Love to travel and visit different countries, and has visited 54 countries as of today.

Le encanta viajar y visitar diferentes países, ha visitado 54 países hasta el día de hoy.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you do instead?

Si no fueras profesora, ¿qué harías?

A doctor in order help cure diseases

Una doctora para ayudar a curar enfermedades.

What would you like our students to know about you?

¿Qué te gustaría que sus estudiantes supieran sobre ti?

I love to do what i do. I will always be supportive no matter what.

Me encanta hacer lo que hago, siempre te apoyaré pase lo que pase.

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Issaka Kabore
Issaka Kabore, Contributing Writer
Issaka Kabor is a creative student who hopes to pursue engineering as a career. He attended the National Journalism Conference in Boston this fall.
Cesar Jimenez
Cesar Jimenez, Editor-in-Chief
Cesar Jimenez has been selected as a Press Pass NYC fellow for the 2024-2025 school year and a CLARIFY news intern for City Limits this summer. He hopes to become Valedictorian.

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