It's a new year, and we're continuing our "Meet Us Mondays" feature with more of our outstanding faculty! Each week, we're introducing you to one of the members of our team, and we hope you enjoy the chance to better know the men and women who serve our students and families each day.
This week, our series continues with another wonderful member of our Upper School Team, Mr. Aaron Schultz. In addition to teaching math, science and P.E. to our 6th-8th grades, Mr. Schultz also serves as our Athletic Coordinator, managing and coaching our growing athletics program at ILS.
1. Where is your favorite place you have traveled?
I spent a summer working for the Forest Service in northern Idaho - beautiful location! We even traveled north past the border into Canuck territory, and that's scenic country!
2. What is one place you would like to visit but have not yet been?
Germany. Most of my ancestors hail from Germany.
3. If you could have coffee with anyone, who would it be?
Bryce Harper (to talk about what it takes to be a good hitter) ... Matt Patricia (to discuss the schematics of a great NFL defense) ... Carl Gauss (to discuss his mathematical number theory) ... Martin Luther (to chat about Lutheran theology and his favorite adult beverage)
4. What is your favorite movie?
I'm seasonal with my movies: Moneyball during baseball season ... Christmas Vacation in December ... Hoosiers during March Madness
5. What is the last book you read?
Miracle of New Orleans by Kilmeade - a book about Old Hickory (Andrew Jackson) and the Battle of New Orleans
6. What is your favorite thing about working at ILS?
The amazing community and the tremendous leadership in Ms. Habrecht
7. What is your favorite sport to watch or play?
It's a toss up between MLB and college football.
8. Who is your favorite author?
One of my most favorite books of all time is Frankenstein; so I'll go with its author: Mary Shelley.
9. What is your favorite holiday?
Advent and Christmas Day; and, of course, Opening Day to the MLB season
10. Who is your favorite composer?
Bach - strong in his a faith (a Lutheran!) and I absolutely love his Cello Suite No. 1