Adiós Señora York!


Dara Johnson, Staff writer

Spanish teacher, Señora York, will be retiring after working here for over 20 years.

 In her first year of teaching in 1999, she felt slightly terrified to encounter teaching kids Spanish. 

“My biggest struggle the first year was, I knew the language, but it took me a little while to figure out how I could explain the rules of the language properly,”Señora York said.

While facing some struggles in teaching Spanish for the first time, her big goal as a teacher was to just reach the students and build relationships with them. Señora York loves how this school is like a family, and how teachers and students really do care for each other. She believes that everyone she works with is a team, and is willing to help and to be there when you need them.

“You don’t feel isolated and just on your own,” Señora York said. “And sometimes we all have struggles, whether it’s personally or professionally, and it’s nice to know that we have other people that we can talk to.” 

Señora York will truly miss the friendships she had here at RHS. She also will deeply miss the company and youthful spirit of her students. 

“I always said to them that y’all keep me young,” Señora York said amusingly. 

Señora York’s students absolutely love her funny and energetic personality and will miss the loving presence she brought to this school.