With COVID-19 causing Iowa City schools to start fully online, teachers had to adapt to the change in student learning. One of these teachers is Nick Bushkosky.
Previously an eighth-grade science and math teacher in West Delaware and Manchester, Iowa, Bushkosky now teaches both chemistry honors and physical science for hybrid students.
“I kind of always have known I’ve wanted to be a teac...
Sumayya Staab is a new teacher at West, who has had to get used to a first year without proper introductions and being able to have conversations face to face with her students and co-workers.
“It takes a lot away from a first-year experience, and even the new teachers weren't able to meet each other… it's just it's not the same so it's definitely very different than any other first year that ...
Although not new to West High, Jenny Eustice is in a new position this year, being the dean of students. In previous years, Eustice taught in the science department.
“I love West High and I don't really want to leave here,” Eustice said, “and so it's kind of the perfect point to try something new... So [Dr. Shoultz] called me and said, ‘We have this position, are you interested?’”