Amy Oswalt

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Postion:  Teacher, 4th grade

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Favorite Lesson From Mom:

If you can't say nothing nice, then don't say nothing at all.

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Staff Q & A

Q: How long have you worked at Trinity Lutheran School?
A:  Ten years

Q: What is your educational background?
A: B.S. Education from Missouri State College in St Joseph, Mo

Q: When did you decide to become a teacher and why did you choose this field?
A: When I was a teenager, I did a lot of babysitting for my firends and neighbors. I really enjoyed working with young children and teaching them new things. I decided to become a teacher so that I could work with kids. I always thought I would teach preschool or kindergarten, but somehow I ended up teaching middle school.

Q: What do you like most about working at Trinity?
A: I like working at Trinity because it is a small school, with a family-like atmosphere, and we can teach students about Christ.

Q:  If you could be a character in the Trinity Circus, what would you be?
A:  If I could be in the Trinity Circus I would be a clown, because they get to dress up in funny clothes, act silly, and pretend to throw water at the crowd. If I couldn't be a clown, I would be a seal because they get snacks fro doing tricks.

Q:  What is your favorite family meal (either from now or childhood)?
A:  My favorite family meal from childhood was lasagna with French Bread, lettuce salad, and corn. My mom made the best lasagna in the world.

Q:  What was the most recent movie/book you saw/read?
A:  Some of my all-time favorite movies are Rain Main, The Green Mile, and Fried Green Tomatoes. My favorite authors right now are Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty. As a child, I loved poetry in "Where the Sidewalk Ends".

Interesting  Facts:

Q: What "lesson from mom" do you still live by today?
A: If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all.

Additional information about myself:

I am married to the nicest guy in the world. Brian Oswalt. We will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary in July. We have two sons: Jake, who is married to Becca, and Mason.

The Parent Teacher League (PTL) is frequently asked for gift ideas for the teachers and staff.  To make things easier they have compiled a list of each person's birthday and favorite colors, snack  and drink ideas, favorite gift certificates, and likes.

B-day Color Snacks Drink Gift Certificates Likes
May 14        Pink & Purple twizzlers, snickers, tootsie Rolls Diet Pepsi       Any Resturants, Kohls Americana, Sunflowers, Royals