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Science

 
Mrs. Christine Allred
Christine Allred, christine.allred@dvusd.org received a Bachelor’s of Science in Forestry from Northern Arizona University.  After many years as a Wildland Firefighter for the USDA Forest Service, Christine earned her Master’s in Education (Curriculum and Instruction) from Chapman University.   She began her career in education teaching 8th grade science at Deer Valley Middle School.  After 5 years in middle school, Christine helped open Boulder Creek High School teaching Earth Science, Environmental Science, AP Environmental Science and BIO 105 Environmental Biology for 11 years. In addition to teaching Deer Valley Online Learning Program classes, she has the role of Science Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Specialist for DVUSD. “Millions saw the apple fall, Newton was the only one who asked why?” - Bernard M. Baruch
 
Jon Devenney
 
Jon Devenney, jon.devenney@dvusd.org, graduated from NAU with a B.S. in Physical Science with an extended major.  He has taught science at MRHS for 18 years including Earth Science, Chemistry, and Physics.  Currently, he teaches AP Physics 1 & 2 at MRHS and Chemistry and Physics with the Deer Valley Online Learning Program.  He has also coached volleyball for 13 years winning state in 2004.  His wife is also a teacher, Calculus AB, and he has two young children. "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas A. Edison
 
Jewett
 
Andrea Jewett, andrea.jewett@dvusd.org, has a BS in Education with an emphasis on Life Science from the University of New Mexico. She holds certifications in Biology, Earth Science, and General Science and has taught Biology, Honors Biology, and Earth Science. She has taught at Mountain Ridge High School since 2004 and at the Deer Valley Online Learning Program since 2006. She also heads the Academic Decathlon and the Model United Nations team.  "Keep your heels, head and standards high" - Coco Chanel
 
 
Kendra Radnich, kendra.radnich@dvusd.org,  Received her bachelors in kinesiology from ASU and masters in secondary education from ASU-West. Currently she teaches anatomy and physiology-dual enrollment and general at Deer Valley High School since 2014. She also worked at a physical therapy clinic for 7 years with patients and therapists. "Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi
Sharon Sommer
Sharon Sommer, sharon.sommer@dvusd.org, earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Mayville, North Dakota. Mayville was one of the first teacher colleges in the nation. Later she earned her Master of Education degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. While in Minnesota, she taught numerous courses from 7th grade life science to high school forensic science. When Ms. Sommer moved to Surprise, Arizona she taught 8th grade science and biology. Ms. Sommer relocated to Phoenix to teach at Deer Valley Crossroads. She taught 7th and 8th grade science, biology, and anatomy and physiology. In 2014 Deer Valley Crossroads became part of Vista Peak. Here she is teaching 7th and 8th grade science, 9th grade Biology, Medical Science and also online Biology."Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Frank
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