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This Fall's Musical: Like You Like It

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Amy Rumsey » Amy Rumsey Bio

Amy Rumsey Bio

My name is Amy Rumsey and I am a 3D Design teacher at Leigh High School. I started my teaching career in 2006 and came to Leigh in 2012. I am also the Advisor for the Design Thinking Club and can be found in room 5.

 

I attended Michigan State University as an undergrad before transferring to Western Michigan University where I graduated with a B.A. in Art Education. I moved West starting my career in a high school in NV and then returned home to complete my Masters in Education from Western Michigan University. I then packed my bags a second time moving back to the Tahoe area where I lived until taking the position at LHS. This is my eighth year at Leigh and I love it!

 

Outside of school I love hiking, gardening, drinking coffee, mountain biking, going to concerts, going to the beach and spending time with my friends and family. I have 2 1/2 year old twins, Isla and Riley, which is why I love coffee. My husband is my best friend and I couldn't ask for a more supportive and loving partner to enjoy life with.

 

The aspect of my job that I enjoy the most is to witness the growth of my students throughout the year. I enjoy the exciting and productive vibe of the art room where they are able to build their skills through hands on project based learning. I love to challenge my students creativity and to encourage them to think outside the box. Sometimes the box flops and that's ok! 

 

I became an Art Teacher because I was able to combine my own interests of Art and my love for working with students. I take the time to build a relationship with each student and really get to know them on an artistic level but I also like to know who they are as a person. 

 

Some fun facts about me: 

-I have lived in MI, NV, CA, OR

-I won second place in a Gerber Baby competition when I was 1 1/2

-Any bone I have ever broken is on the right side of my body

-My favorite band is Phish

-When I retire I want to travel, travel, travel