Current All Star Award Recipient: Rashedah Mohammed
Congratulations to Rashedah, our Teacher of the Week!
Brief Bio: Rashedah was born and raised in Louisiana where she earned two degrees from Louisiana State University. She joined AmeriCorps after college and worked in water sanitation in underprivileged communities in Austin, Texas. Soon after, Rashedah moved to Osaka, Japan, where she taught English and discovered her love for teaching. She joined Teach for America and subsequently moved from Japan to Colorado Springs. She enjoys her time here at Harrison in the Social Studies Department, where she has been able to teach her passion: history and government! Rashedah co-runs Pride and Dreamers Clubs every week after school as well as several major inclusive events such as Stepping Out of the Shadows and World Culture Fair.
Current All Star Award Recipient: Derwin Ratzlaff
Congratulations to Derwin Ratzlaff, our Staff Member of the Week!
Brief Bio: Derwin Ratzlaff is a Colorado Springs native and has worked at HSD2 for 16 years. He is our daytime custodian and works closely with the Building Engineer, Maintenance, and Grounds teams to keep the building and grounds safe and clean for our students and staff. Derwin is a Vietnam War Veteran, he served 74-77. Derwin is married to Dale, who works for Front Range Window and Door, they have a 23-year-old son named Dillon, and a daughter who currently attends Greeley as an art major for teaching. Derwin’s hobbies are camping, home brewing, and riding his Harley.