Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Boriotti

Maddie Turco and Maggie Von Canon

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   With so many new teachers to choose from, this publication of the Thales Times decided to focus on Mrs. Boriotti.  Mrs. Boriotti was born in New York, and moved down to the Triangle when she was 27.


Thales Times Reporter (TTR): Where were you born/grow up?

    Mrs. Boriotti: “Holbrook, New York, and it’s on Long Island.”


    TTR: Do you have any pets? If so, how many and what are they?

Mrs. Boriotti: “I do, I have eight pets. We’ve [gotten] two retired racing Greyhounds, two Italian Greyhounds, two parakeets, and two doves.”


TTR: What sports teams do you like?

Mrs. Boriotti: “Hurricanes and Panthers!”


TTR: Where did you go to school?

Mrs. Boriotti: “L.I.U. CW Post. That is where I got my Bachelors [degree] from.”


TTR: Do you have a favorite quote?

Mrs. Boriotti: “‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’ – Mahatma Ghandi”


TTR: Are you married, if so, you have any kids?

Mrs. Boriotti: “Yes, and we have two daughters: Charlotte and Julia, ages twelve and eight.”


TTR: When did you know that you wanted to be a teacher?

Mrs. Boriotti: “When I was six years old, I would play school for fun. Over summer, it was my idea of fun to assign detention and homework to the neighbor next door.”


TTR: What were your favorite subjects when you were in school?

Mrs. Boriotti: “History and English”


TTR: Is there anything else you would like students to know about you?

Mrs. Boriotti: “I run half marathons for fun. I have completed ten of them, but I don’t plan on ever doing a full one, because I’m only half crazy!”


          Thales Times is so grateful that Mrs. Boriotti took the time to share more about herself. If you don’t know her or haven’t met her, please take the time to say hello in carpool or the hallways!

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