Teacher & Staff Likes for 2023-2024

If you need help finding that special something to recognize a special staff member at Hollywood Hill, the favorites lists below were provided by staff members to help you know what they need and want both personally and for their classrooms/work spaces.

HHE Staff Members: If you would like your favorites list published or need your list below updated, please contact us here.

 

Front Office

Judy Robb

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate
  • Color: Turquoise
  • Flower: All
  • Drink Order: Non-fat Caramel Latte, Extra Hot
  • Snack: Nuts, Dried Fruit
  • Sports Team: Seahawks
  • Place to Shop: Home Depot
  • Hobbies: DIY Home Projects, Scrapbooking Puzzles, Games, Most Sports

For the Office

    • Needed Supplies: Cute Office Supplies are Always Appreciated
    • Amazon Wish List: None

Mary Barringer

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate, Cookies, Donuts
  • Color: Yellow
  • Flower: Tulips
  • Drink Order: English breakfast tea, Diet Coke
  • Snack: Popcorn, granola bars
  • Sports Team: Mariners
  • Place to Shop: Amazon, Target
  • Hobbies: Golf, yoga

For the Office

    • Needed Supplies: sticky notes
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

Dean of Students

Tanya O'Rourke

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate and Coconut
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Hydrangea
  • Drink Order: Tall Latte w/ heavy cream
  • Snack: Cheese and Fruit
  • Sports Team: UW Huskies
  • Place to Shop: Starbucks, Nordstrom
  • Hobbies: Baking, Cooking, Walking

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Post Its and Pencils
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

Principal

Dr. Gregory Cox

  •  Coming Soon

 

Counseling

Hayley Azadmanesh

  • Allergies: Vegan
  • Sweet Treat: 
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: Any Flowers or Plants!
  • Drink Order: Iced or Hot Vanilla Latte with Oat Milk
  • Snack: 
  • Sports Team: 
  • Place to Shop: Barnes and Noble, Target
  • Hobbies: 
  • Music Genre: 

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: I always welcome any counseling related supply suggestions, such as SEL books, calming tools and fidget, puzzles, coloring books, art supplies, etc. 
    • Amazon Wish List:

Kindergarten

Kristen White

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate
  • Color: White
  • Flower: White Roses
  • Drink Order: Large iced americano with coconut milk
  • Snack: granola and fruit
  • Sports Team: Seattle Sounders
  • Place to Shop: TraderJoes, Nordstrom
  • Hobbies: Hot Yoga, gardening
  • Music Genre: No info submitted (yet)

For the Classroom

Callie White

  • COMING SOON

 

1st Grade

Sarah Brittingham

  • Allergies: None

  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate (love Twix bars)
  • Color: Pink
  • Flower: Any!
  • Drink Order: Iced Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso
  • Snack: Nuts
  • Sports Team: Seahawks!
  • Place to Shop: Ulta Beauty, TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Target
  • Hobbies: Reading, Baking, Exercise
  • Music Genre: Country

For the Classroom

Emi Blaser

  • Allergies: Fruit (I know!)
  • Sweet Treat: Brownies, Reese, Milk Chocolate
  • Color: Blues, Greens
  • Flower: Chrysanthumums
  • Drink Order: Vanilla Latte, Sparkling Water
  • Snack: Chips and Salsa, Popcorn
  • Sports Team: Seahawks, Kraken
  • Place to Shop: Target, Amazon, Barnes & Noble
  • Hobbies: Reading, Baking/Cooking, Painting
  • Music Genre: Pop

For the Classroom

 

2nd Grade

Laura Garinger

  • Allergies: None

  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Sunflowers
  • Drink Order: 2% Latte no flavor
  • Snack: Salty
  • Sports Team: Seahawks
  • Place to Shop: Target
  • Hobbies: Reading
  • Music Genre: Indie Rock

For the Classroom:

Lisa Ward

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: Hibiscus
  • Drink Order: Americano
  • Snack: pretzels; cheese and crackers
  • Sports Team: University of Washington
  • Place to Shop: Target or Amazon
  • Hobbies: Reading realistic fiction novels or inspiring memoirs of people who've overcome obstacles 
  • Music Genre: Pop Rock

For the Classroom

 

Sensory (K-2)

Cherie Heltne

  • Allergies: Milk
  • Sweet Treat: Peachie-Os
  • Color: Purple and Teal
  • Flower: Sunflowers
  • Drink Order: Iced chai latte with coconut milk
  • Snack: Pineapple/berries
  • Sports Team: Celtics
  • Place to Shop: Amazon, Michaels, Target
  • Hobbies: Crafting
  • Music Genre: 90s Hip Hop

For the Classroom

 

2nd Grade EAP

Kelsea Taylor

  • Allergies: No
  • Sweet Treat: Crumbl Cookies
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: I love all flowers but tulips are my favorite
  • Drink Order: tea, fruity drinks, lemonade or hot cider
  • Snack: popcorn and pretzels
  • Sports Team: Colorado Avalanche
  • Place to Shop: Amazon, Target, Nordstrom, and Trader Joe's
  • Hobbies: I love to read, hike, knit, do puzzles, and play board games.
  • Music Genre: 

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: None at the time

 

 

2nd/3rd Grade Split EAP

Emily Mus

  • COMING SOON

 

3rd Grade

Earl Bach

  • Allergies: None

  • Sweet Treat: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  • Color: Yellow
  • Flower: Prefers houseplants to flowers
  • Drink Order: water (prefer DQ giftcards to Starbucks)
  • Snack: Trail mix, healthy bars, plain almonds
  • Sports Team: Liverpool FC, Sounders FC
  • Place to Shop: Trader Joes, Costco, Target, Dairy Queen
  • Hobbies: Reading, riding my bike, running, guitar, soccer, poetry
  • Music Genre: Indie Folk

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Seat Sacks for 16 seats for extra supply storage or the students laptop computers.
    • Amazon Wish List

Kyle Fowler

  • Allergies: None 
  • Sweet Treat: Twix, Pastries
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: I prefer herbs (mint/basil are my favorites)
  • Drink Order: Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew
  • Snack: Trail Mix
  • Sports Team: None
  • Place to Shop: Zara, Sephora, Target, Gap
  • Hobbies: Painting (watercolor), Video Games
  • Music Genre: Indie Pop & 80s New Wave

For the Classroom

  • Needed Supplies: Whiteboard Erasers, Cleaning Wipes
  • Amazon Wish List: None

 

3rd Grade EAP

Erica Wark

  • Allergies: None (Vegetarian)
  • Sweet Treat: Brownies
  • Color: Neon Green
  • Flower: Gerber Daisy
  • Drink Order: Vanilla/soy latte, light ice
  • Snack: Fruit roll-ups, goldfish
  • Sports Team: Seahawks!!, Mariners
  • Place to Shop: PCC, Nordstrom, REI
  • Hobbies: Running 
  • Hobbies: Running
  • Music Genre: No info submitted (yet)

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Babysitter Club series books, Treehouse series books
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

4th Grade

Sarah Massey

  • Allergies: Gluten Free, Mangos
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: Rose
  • Drink Order: Love Coffee! French Vanilla
  • Snack: Any GF Snacks
  • Sports Team: Huskies, Seahawks and Sounders
  • Place to Shop: Target
  • Hobbies: Cooking
  • Music Genre: 80's/Pop

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Always love new books for the classroom library
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

4th/5th Grade Split

Sheila Powell

  • Allergies: Shellfish 
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate, Nuts, Junior Mints
  • Color: Purple, Pink or Anything Sparkly
  • Flower: White Hydrangea
  • Drink Order: Matcha Green Tea with Almond Milk
  • Snack: Nuts, Berries
  • Sports Team: Seahawks, Chicago Bears, Mariners, Gonzaga Bulldogs
  • Place to Shop: Eddie Bauer, REI
  • Hobbies: Running, Reading 
  • Music Genre: Opera

For the Classroom

 

4th/5th Grade Split EAP

Becky Schock

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Reeces, Reeces Pieces
  • Color: Dark Blue
  • Flower: Gerber Daisies and Sunflowers
  • Drink Order: Diet Coke
  • Snack: Chips and Salsa
  • Sports Team: Seattle Kraken, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Place to Shop: Amazon, Target
  • Hobbies: Reading, Crocheting
  • Music Genre: Mostly Pop

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Pencils, Logic and Spatial Awareness Puzzles
    • Amazon Wish List

 

5th Grade

Scott Herman

  • COMING SOON

 

Sensory (3-5)

Shelley Ramcke

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate and Candy (Sweet Tarts/Licorice)
  • Color: Purple, Red, Yellow
  • Flower: Daisies, Carnations, Roses
  • Drink Order: Grande Americano with white mocha and cream (hot or iced)
  • Snack: Salty, Nuts, Chips
  • Sports Team: GCU and Seahawks
  • Place to Shop: Amazon
  • Hobbies: Chickens, 4x4's, Scrapbooking, Puzzles, Games, Most Sports

For the Classroom:

    • Needed Supplies: Learning toys and games
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

5th Grade EAP

Kristin Zimmerman

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Reese's Anything
  • Color: Purple
  • Flower: Irises and Hydrangeas
  • Drink Order: Nitro Cold Brew, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Cinnamon Dolce Latte
  • Snack: Chips and Salsa, Sesame Sticks, Pineapple Chunks
  • Sports Team: Not a huge sports fan
  • Place to Shop: Amazon, Her Universe (online), Disney Stores/Parks, Eddie Bauer
  • Hobbies: Reading, Journaling, Hiking, Concerts
  • Music Genre: 80s/90s Everything, Musicals

For the Classroom

 

Learning Center

Julianna Knutson

  • Allergies: None 
  • Sweet Treat: Rochas Chocolates (Hazelnut)
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Wild Flowers/Roses
  • Drink Order: Iced Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte or Caramel Macchiato
  • Snack: Skinny Popcorn White Cheddar
  • Sports Team: Kraken 
  • Place to Shop: Evereve, TJ Maxx, Target
  • Hobbies: Reading
  • Music Genre: TV Show Soundtracks & Country

For the Classroom

 

PE

Victoria Gray

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Red Vines and Dark Chocolate
  • Color: Yellow and Blue
  • Flower: Rose
  • Drink Order: Vanilla Latte or White Chocolate Mocha
  • Snack: Salty - Chips, Pretzels, Cheese and Crackers
  • Sports Team: Seahawks
  • Place to Shop: Target, Amazon
  • Hobbies: Sports and Cooking

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Always can use new equipment! Right now we need more hula hoops and scooters.
    • Amazon Wish List: None

Milena Westford

  •  Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Peanut M&Ms
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Lily, Daisy
  • Drink Order: Americano w/ cream or NF Latte
  • Snack: Fruit, Veggies, Cheese
  • Sports Team: Seahawks, Mariners, Storm, anything local!
  • Place to Shop: Target, Coffee Shops, Amazon
  • Hobbies: Outdoor activities (biking, hiking, camping), Movies, Reading

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Balloons, Pump
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

Music

Yuh-Pey Lin

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: French Pastries
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: Any
  • Drink Order: Carmel Macchiato
  • Snack: Any
  • Sports Team: UW Huskies
  • Place to Shop: Fred Meyer, Target, Amazon, Trader Joes's
  • Hobbies: Travel, Baking, Hiking/Walking
  • Music Genre: Classical

For the Classroom

Elaine Hoffman

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate
  • Color: Red
  • Flower: Rose
  • Drink Order: Chai Tea Latte
  • Snack: Nuts
  • Sports Team: Seahawks
  • Place to Shop: Molbaks
  • Hobbies: Gardening
  • Music Genre: Classical and Jazz

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Colored Pens, Classroom Stools
    • Amazon Wish List:

 

Library

Lea Roberts

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate, Cookies
  • Color: Greens
  • Flower: Daisies
  • Drink Order: Tea (not sweet)
  • Snack: Potato Chips
  • Sports Team:
  • Place to Shop: Bookstores
  • Hobbies: Beading, Legos

For the Library

    • Needed Supplies: Maker Items (Legos, Yarn, Rainbow Loom Rubber Bands, Origami Paper-larger sheets)
    • Amazon Wish List: None

 

Paraeducators

Ruchi Baines

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate, Gummy Candy
  • Color: Gold
  • Flower: Tulip
  • Drink Order: Mocha
  • Snack: Potato chips, cheezits, chocolate covered pretzels
  • Sports Team: Huskies, Kraken, Sounders, Seahawks, Mariners
  • Place to Shop: Trader Joes, Costco
  • Hobbies: Baking, cookie decorating, travel, playing with my kids

Debra Barclay

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate, Donuts, Cupcakes
  • Color: Blues
  • Flower: Dahlias
  • Drink Order: Mocha, Drip Coffee with Cream
  • Snack: Popcorn, Nuts, Granola Bars
  • Sports Team: Yankees
  • Place to Shop: Amazon
  • Hobbies: Writing, Drawing, Baking
  • Bonus: I Love Cats

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: Kids always appreciate interesting fidgets
    • Amazon Wish List: None

Robyn Rule

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Dark Chocolate
  • Color: Plum
  • Flower: Lily
  • Drink Order: London Fog Latte
  • Snack: Popcorn
  • Sports Team:
  • Place to Shop: Zappos
  • Hobbies: Hike, Crochet, Sew, Cook, Jiu Jitsu

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: None
    • Amazon Wish List: None

Betina Seraphin 

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Chocolate, Red Velvet Cupcakes
  • Color: Red/Grey
  • Flower: Sunflower
  • Drink Order: Tea and Coffee
  • Snack: Popcorn, Chocolate, Chip Cookies, Blueberries
  • Sports Team: NY Yankees 
  • Place to Shop: Target, Sephora, Amazon
  • Hobbies: Baking Cookies and Brownies with My Babies

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: None
    • Amazon Wish List: None

Mary Sheline 

  • Allergies: None
  • Sweet Treat: Cookies
  • Color: Blue
  • Flower: Sunflower
  • Drink Order: Hot Latte or Iced Americano
  • Snack: Fruit or Pretzels
  • Sports Team:
  • Place to Shop: Target, Trader Joes, Amazon
  • Hobbies: Baking Cookies and Brownies with My Babies

For the Classroom

    • Needed Supplies: None
    • Amazon Wish List: None