For the past four years, Arcadia has been lucky to have Shannon Paloma in the Social Studies Department! With nine years of teaching experience overall, she is a veteran teacher who is very involved on campus. She currently teaches four different classes: Government, Economics, WWII/Vietnam, and Student Government. She also serves as an advisor for Student Government and the Arcadia Student Advisory Board (ASAB).
When asked what her favorite thing about teaching is, she responded “The students! They fill my days with such energy! I am constantly surprised by what they can accomplish besides everything else many of them are going through.”
Mrs. Paloma’s Educational background includes:
Mrs. Paloma grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Later in life, while completing her student teaching in Germany, she met her husband, Kai. He was stationed there while in the Army. They lived there for four years before moving to Phoenix.
HOBBIES OR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO WHEN NOT TEACHING Reading, traveling, Netflix
PROUD OF: My husband, Kai. I will always be grateful for his sacrifice in serving our country.
DOG OR CAT PERSON? Both!! I have two dogs and four cats.
A RANDOM FACT ABOUT MRS. PALOMA: All of my cats are named after historical figures.
Submitted Fall 2015
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