Ashley Reed


Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Kailua, Hawaii and English was my first language, with a healthy mix of the Hawaii pidgeon creole.

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?Uncrowded, white sandy beaches!

Where did you go to college?

I went to college in Los Angeles and finished up in Portland, Oregon.

What was your favorite book in middle school?

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt


What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The students are always the best part!

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

I love being outside - hiking, climbing, running, mountaineering, anything that gets me out in the fresh air.

What is your favorite quote?

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag

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