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Ashley Barton

 

Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Hackensack, New Jersey and my first language is English.

Where did you go to college?

I went to Manhattan College in the Bronx and graduated with my Bachelors and Masters.

What was your favorite book in middle school?

I always loved to read new books but my favorite book was "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" by Christopher Paul Curtis.

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange is the wonderful school community. I love that we can all come together and everyone has a positive and bright spirit.

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

When I am not teaching, you can find me  having fun with my son, Stephon Jr. Or singing, dancing, or playing video games somewhere.

What is your favorite quote?

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu