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Chief Umtuch Middle School custodian connects with students through learning

Posted on 21 Oct 2016
Each school year, Chief Umtuch students can sign up to take part in voluntary quizzes administered by Swain during lunchtime. Topics on the quizzes include history, current events, and fun facts about holidays. The October quiz, for example, asked students about the histories of Columbus Day and Halloween. “Quizzing the kids in the lunchroom shows that opportunities for learning are everywhere,” Swain said. “I’ve always loved learning the unexpected or little-known tidbits from history. I try to come up with questions that not only challenge the students to do a little