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      About Mrs. Harris
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         Welcome to the 8th grade!  My name is Lorrie Harris and this will be my 25th year of teaching social studies, and my 22nd year at Altadena Middle School.  I was born in Tempe, Arizona a really long time ago.  I graduated from Marcos de Niza high school, and then went on to attend Arizona State University (home of the Sun Devils).   I graduated Magna Cum Laude from ASU, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary social studies education.  I LOVE teaching social studies, but have also taught other things along the way, such as  Language Arts, Theatre, Science, and Speech.
         When I am off duty, I like to spend my time reading all kinds of things and listening to music.  I also enjoy camping, swimming, and hanging out in the great outdoors.   
    I look forward to an awesome year with you!  Social Studies ROCKS!