Learn more about Ms. Magness
I grew up in northern Illinois, not far from Great America (the ride Ragin Bull, am I right?!) and not far from the Wisconsin border. My undergraduate degree was in Communications/Radio at Columbia College of Chicago and my Masters of Information and Library Science is from Pratt Institute in New York City. I love to travel to many different places, but always find myself wanting to come home to Chicago.
Here are some things I enjoy...
Interests: Reading, biking, baking, my cats, picture books, NPR radio, crafts, puppets, museums, and traveling.
Favorite IB Profile: Risk Taker
Countries traveled to: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, England, Germany, Guatemala, Iceland, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Poland, and Scotland.
Favorite Books: Alice in Wonderland, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, 99% of Mo Willems books.
Favorite Movies: Goonies, The Royal Tenenbaums, Cool Hand Luke, It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.
Favorite Music: The Talking Heads, Will Oldham, M. Ward, lcd soundsystem.
Favorite TV Shows: Parks and Rec, Bob's Burgers, Friday Night Lights, 30 Roc, Freaks and Geeks, Arrested Development, The Office.
What I'm listening to right now: Smog, Paul Simon
What I'm reading right now: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Denton Little's Deathdate by Lance Rubin, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams Garcia, The War That Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and I Will Take a Nap by Mo Willems (she's a floating turnip head!).