Teacher spotlight: Jim Newell
Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 6, 2014
Jim Newell is a seventh grade science teacher at Kannapolis Middle School.
Years teaching: 13
Family: Wife (Sara Newell) and two cats, along with many Kannapolis Middle School employees
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite color: Scarlet
Favorite TV show: “Big Bang Theory”
Favorite book: “Rot and Ruin” series
Favorite movies: “Office Space”
Favorite sport or team: Golf and Ohio State
Hobbies: Golf and watching football
Dream vacation: Golf trip to Europe
Prized possession: My “man” room
Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Matt Damon
Hidden talent: Cooking and grilling
Motto: Life is 90% mental, the rest is in your head!
Three words that describe me: Confident, eccentric and sociable.
Someone who inspires you: Sara Newell
Greatest accomplishment: Master’s degree
Favorite quote: Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results