Degrees and Certifications:
BS Physical Education, Spanish k-12, MA ELL
Mr. Al Turnbow
I grew up in Puyallup Wa. graduated from Rogers HS, and attended Wazzu.
Since graduating from WSU I have taught in Puyallup SD, Hawaii (Waimano Home), Kent SD, Guatemala Christian Academy of Guatemala, Tahoma SD. I have coached football, wrestling, track, gymnastics, tennis, pickleball (Guatemala). The mascots I have represented in my career are: Bruins, Rams, COUGS, Cherokees, Monarchs, Timberwolves (2x), Hornets, Bears and Golden Bears. Last year a Tiger. This year a Wolverine...side note, all my rivals growing up were purple and gold. It's going to take some time to adjust.
My wife and I (28 yrs) have three awesome children/adults. Torianna (25) BS in Musical Theater ('19), Belhaven U, Jackson MS,MA Musical Theater in Royal School of speech and Theater, London, England. Tanner (24) Criminal Justice/Naval Science Univ. of Arizona ('20) stationed in Pensacola, FL, Flight training. Liliana (Lilli) Senior at FHHS. Lilli loves cheerleading and playing tennis.
Patty Univ. of Puget Sound BS Choral Conducting/ Math, teaches Math at FHHS. We love sharing almost any outdoor activity, Skiing both water and snow. Hiking, camping, running, biking. I enjoy being on my bike in the forest the most.
Classes I am teaching: