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#KnowYourPelicans: Fran Onne-Fong
Posted 05/19/2017 12:34PM

Know Your Pelicans - Fran Onne-Fong

#KnowYourPelicans: Fran Onne-Fong

Pre and Lower School Music Teacher

How many years have you taught at Packer and what have you taught?

I've taught music to Pre and Lower School students for 18 years.

What do you look forward to the most in retirement? What will you miss most?

Being with my grandson and my family. I will miss my friends, colleagues, students, and families at Packer, and especially the Arts Department.

What is your favorite thing about Packer?

The community spirit and support.

Describe a favorite or memorable moment in your classroom at Packer.

In 2015, Lower School Art Teacher Risa Glickman, Dance Teacher Alicia White, the Kindergarten teachers and I worked together on an interdisciplinary project involving Camille Saint-Saens' Le carnaval des animaux. The children made fish hats to dance to "Aquarium" and hens/rooster shadow puppets for "Hens and Roosters." We performed it in my classroom.

Aquarium-HD from Fran on Vimeo.

What is something that most Packer people wouldn't know about you?

I enjoy using puppets with my classes, especially shadow puppets.

Previous Pelicans:

Kindergarten Teacher Anne Montero

Upper School Science Teacher Alice Lurain

World Languages Teacher Su-Ling Huang

Upper School Art Teacher Eric Baylin

Preschool Teacher Lynnette Arthur

Middle School English Teacher Todd Johnson

Physical Education Teacher and Coach Rich Domanico

Food Services Member Ann Martinez

Lower School Librarian Chris Rush

Upper School Computer Science Teacher Louis Minsky '09

Upper School History Teacher Monika Johnston

First Grade Teacher Irene Turner

Interim Chair of the Arts Department Ali Boag

Middle School Dean of Student Life and Health Teacher Bessie Oster

Fourth Grade Teacher Tim Jensen

Middle School Math Teacher Ashley Greene

Upper School Choral Director Esther Liu Harris

Upper School English Teacher Eric Weisberg

Facilities Staff Member Luciean Seaforth

Director of Global Outreach, Service, and Sustainability Tené Adero Howard '91

Administrative Assistant for Student Services, College Counseling Lydia Monzio

Lower School Associate Teacher Annabelle Baylin

Middle School Administrative Assistant César Ayala

Instrumental Music Coordinator Paul Riggio

Second Grade Teacher Sara Baumrin

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