Mrs. Olson is a veteran English/Language Arts teacher with 29 years of experience. Her classroom reflects the importance of respect for self, respect for others and respect for one's community. Activities in the classroom focus on learning how to become good listeners, speakers, readers and writers. She believes that students need to practice self reflection of their communication skills to become respectful and productive citizens of the world. Mrs. Olson enjoys reading, time with family, being a grandmother of five, golfing and traveling.