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Name: Heather L.

HL
 
 

Position

Youth Worker

Born

North Vancouver 

Favorite Movie/book

JAWS

Favorite Quote

“Do you want sushi?

I will never be seen without...

Stevie, the little racoon dog 

When I’m not at SSA, you will most likely see me...

Climbing up the chief or lost in the woods somewhere 

Travel/Visit?

Japan, for the sushi

Food?

Sushi… duh

Rule the world or save the world?

Save the world and then retire to a quiet life of raising goats and chickens in the middle of nowhere 

Fun Fact

I was one time in a boat explosion in Costa Rica and had to jump into crocodile infested swamp and then crawl through the thick jungle to find help

Name: Keith GallantGrad '91... note the hair


Position

Vice Principal

Born

Fredericton, New Brunswick 

Favorite Movie/book

Movies: The Perfect Storm, The Life Aquatic

Books: Moneyball, On the Road, Into the Wild, Macbeth

Favorite Quote

"It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life." -Mickey Mantle

I will never be seen without...

A scowl, that’s my happy resting face

When I’m not at SSA, you will most likely see me...

With Charlie and Cow- maybe on the water… but mostly at Starbucks

Travel/Visit?

I used to work in the Bahamas... I want to go back someday soon. I want to return to Scotland to and do some backpacking too

Food?

Food cooked outdoors, camp food... love it

Rule the world or save the world?

Rule it with a rainbow sword

Fun Fact

Before coming to SSA, I was a teacher, a Marine contractor, oil patch contractor, a gold exploration geotech, a bartender, a bouncer, an EA…my favorite job so far is being a father

Name: Mark WillmotMar Grad


Position:

Teacher

Born: 

London England

Favorite Movie/book

I Married an Axe Murderer

Favorite Quote

The world is run by the people who show up. 

I will never be seen without...

A comfy pair of flip flops

When I’m not at SSA, you will most likely see me...

On a trail or building something

Travel/Visit?

South America for travel and Hawaii for visits

Food?

Thai Food, Italian and any dish from India.

Rule the world or save the world?

Save the world, from itself. 

Fun Fact

A Snail can sleep for 3 years. 

Name: Larissa Parker Around Graduation


Position

Outreach, Teacher, Counsellor, Learning Services

Born

Vancouver, BC

Favourite Book & Movie

The Princess Bride

Words to live by: 

“you just have to keep going and everything will sort itself out.” 

Lemmy Kilmister, White Line Fever: The Autobiography

I will never be seen without...

Clothing

When I’m not at SSA, you will most likely see me...

Squamish Public Library

Travel/Visit?

Take the Trans-Siberian Express from Kiev to Vladivostok 

Food?

“Sandwiches”

Rule the world or save the world?

Save the world

Fun Fact

I’ve been going to high school for over 25 years.

cowName: COW
                       Position:
 

'Therapeutic' intervention

Born:

August 4, 2020

Favourite Book & Movie:

Call of the WIld

Words to live by: 

LOVE ME

I will never be seen without...

A student cuddling me in class

When I’m not at SSA, you will most likely see me...

In a park, making people smile

Travel/Visit?

I've been to Chilliwack, Britannia Beach, and Squamish so Far

Food?

Warmed up, in a bowl

Rule the world or save the world?

Save the world, make peace

Fun Fact

SSA Students are my pets