About Mrs. Marks

Years teaching at Foothill School: 18 years

Education:

  • UC Santa Cruz BA in Art History
  • San Jose State University  Elementary Education Credential / MA in Education

Family life:

  • Married to Joshua Marks, 8th Grade Core Teacher at Redwood Middle School
  • Two daughters, Haley and Riley
  • No pets (Mr. Marks is allergic to most animals) but I love dogs

Favorite colors: Black and Pea Green

Favorite foods: All Japanese and Italian Food

Favorite drinks:
Grape Soda, Coffee, Ice Tea, and Sparkling Mineral Water

Favorite candy:
Milky Way Dark, Caramel, Salt Water Taffy, anything Cinnamon

Favorite books:Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery and the Harry Potter Series

Favorite movies:
You’ve Got Mail, Pride and Prejudice, Anne of Green Gables, and the Harry Potter Series

Miscellaneous favorites:
Fall, road trips, ice cream, snuggling on the couch with a good book or movie on a cold and rainy day, Huevos Rancheros, eating out, blue jeans, sneakers, my bangs cut the perfect length, crisp white sheets, windy days, Italy, and The Avett Brothers.

Leisure Activities:Reading, sewing, reorganizing and cleaning, and hanging out with the family

Dislikes:Any kind of mess and disorder, vomit, my hair turning gray, oysters, candy with coconut in it, performing on stage, horror films, and unkindness.

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Baby Sia

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4th Grade — 1986

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UCSC Graduation — 1998

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Wedding — 1999

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Chung Family — 2001

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Austria — 2004

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Babes in Toyland

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Haley (4 years), Riley (4 months)

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It’s sunny but freezing!

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Haley and Riley

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Natural Bridges

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My Family