Meet Us Monday: Miss Kristin Malcolm, 5th Grade Teacher

We invite you to better know our excellent teachers and staff with our "Meet Us Mondays" series each week here on the ILS blog. This week features another member of our outstanding ILS Upper School faculty, our 5th grade teacher, Miss Kristin Malcolm. Enjoy!

1. Where is your favorite place you have traveled?

Harbor Springs, Michigan is a favorite family vacation spot. Some of my best childhood memories were made here.

2. What is one place you would like to visit but have not yet been?


3. If you could have coffee with anyone, who would it be? 

C.S. Lewis

4. What is your favorite movie?

It's a Wonderful Life

5. What is the last book you read?

The Book of Job. I have an old, pseudo-illuminated-manuscript copy of this ancient and stunning work, which is simultaneously history, poetry, and God's Word.

6. What is your favorite thing about working at ILS?

Hymn sings in the Habrecht-Brauns' living room.

7. What is your favorite sport to watch or play?


8. Who is your favorite author? 

For the time being, Josef Pieper. It changes frequently.

9. What is your favorite holiday?

With respect to fellowship and food, Thanksgiving. With respect to devotion and the liturgy, Advent and Christmas. 

10. Who is your favorite composer? 

Vivaldi. His Four Seasons was the first classical composition I really loved.