Dr. Graham Oakley

With the introduction of the new school year we have new staff as well. This year we have 17 new teachers in many departments. We at The Valhalla would like to thank each teacher for taking the time to talk to us and introduce themselves to East Hall.

Dr. Graham Oakley is one of those new teachers. We had the opportunity to speak with them.

Q: What subject do you teach?

A: “I specialize in Physics, but I also teach Physical science and chemistry. “

Q: How long have you been teaching?

A: “This will be my 16th year of teaching.”

Q: Why did you become a teacher?

A: “I came from a poor background and education is how I was able to move myself up, I want to help others with that.”

Q: Why East Hall?

A: “East Hall has provided me with the opportunity to continue my coaching career, as well as work in an environment I wrote my doctoral dissertation on.”

Q:Do you coach or run a club?

A: “I am the varsity Volleyball head coach.”

Q: What do you do outside school?

A: “I like woodworking, Kayaking, and taking my kids on fun trips.”

Q: What is one Interesting fact about you?

A:“I lived in the country Kazakhstan for three years, and have been to six continents, 35 counties and all 50 states.”