In 2009, my husband Jim (aka Pops) retired from teaching at Cherrywood Elementary School where he was a teacher for 36 years. He taught many students whose parents were in his class and 5 teachers in his district were also former students of his.
During his teaching career at Cherrywood, he was featured many times in the San Jose Mercury, San Francisco Chronicle and other local papers for his innovative teaching programs and methods, his chess and his African dance and drum programs.
It inspires me and makes me very proud to share these articles here with you.
I hope these articles bring about fond memories you may have of teachers that have been meaningful in your own lives.
Please click here to visit Mr. Hunter 36 – a site set up with additional information on Jim’s teaching career including the class motto and additional class photos including individual class photos, class t-shirt photos, etc.