Integrated Social Studies (Freshmen) Psychology (Juniors,
us a little about yourself (ex. family, hobbies, personal
My dad and mom are Rick and Mary Chasteen. I grew up in
Cynthiana and graduated from HCHS. I am interested in
Baseball, Football, Basketball. I love studying the ancient
Greeks and Romans. I also enjoy the subject of Astronomy where
I enjoy sky-watching almost on a nightly basis and hope to
purchase an intermediate telescope eventually to observe the
you had any significant experiences in your classes?
Each day I enjoy having discussions with my students about
Civics/Psychology topics. It really makes my day when the
students are inquisitive and interested about their country
and their role as citizens.
3. What specific goals do you have for your classes this year?
A goal I have for my classes this year is to become informed
about topics and events that are going on in our country. I
want them to be able to look at situations from both
perspectives and search for the facts to make educated choices
in their lives. It is important that we educate the students
to be leaders and not blind followers.
4. What do you like best about your classes?
What I like best about my classes so far is that the students
enjoy having discussions and actively participate in lessons.
This makes the class more engaging and enjoyable.
5. Could you imagine yourself doing anything else? If so,
I have worked to become a teacher for the past 4 years in
college. I enjoy the profession and do not see myself leaving
the field until I retire. I cannot imagine doing anything
different. I am constantly learning about new topics and hope
to pass that knowledge down to my students.
Tell us about a cool project your class is working on now?
My social studies classes are going to be working on a
citizenship pamphlet this week where they describe the
importance of being a good citizen and responsibilities of