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Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Texas at Austin Certifications: English Language Arts and Reading (grades 8-12) English as a Second Language Supplemental

Mrs. Lisa Atieno

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! 

This will be my 7th year teaching at Oiler Nation and 10th year teaching overall. I am looking forward to teaching Pre-AP English II, AP English IV, and assistant coaching Academic Decathlon this school year. Below are some fun facts about me as well as some of my favorite good reads:


Fun Facts:

  • I love to bake! I really enjoy baking old family recipes and putting a new spin on them.
  • I have an unhealthy obsession with coffee and broadway musicals
  • I am a self-proclaimed nerd. I love Shakespeare with a passion, Doctor Who (a British TV show), Star Wars, and superhero films. 
  • I love traveling. I've been to such amazing places as Spain, Italy, the Caribbean, and I spent a summer in England studying Shakespeare. 

Favorite Books:

  • Bossypants by Tina Fey
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

  • Conference period: 7th Period 

    Tutorial Times: Tuesday & Thursday 6:30-7:05 AM

                              Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday 2:40 - 3:30 PM

    *Appointments may be made outside of designated tutorial times if need be. Please schedule with Mrs. Atieno

    *Mrs. Atieno does not hold tutorials Monday mornings or Friday afternoons