Author Archives: PJ

Arturo Arechiga

Mr. Arechiga (Mr.Art) is a graduate of the Academy of Art University, with a Bachelors of Arts in Animation and Visual effects. Born and raised in East Oakland, Mr. Art never gave up on the possibility of being a visual artist, regardless of financial needs and environmental distractions.  Before teaching at oakland unity high school, […]

Peter McIntosh

I moved frequently growing up, with stops in upstate New York, Chicago and the New York City suburbs. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh, PA. I worked my way through school with jobs such as golf […]

Jorge Mejia

Hola! I am excited to be in my second year at Unity High School. This will also be my sixth year teaching. I first experienced teaching when I volunteered with AmeriCorps in New York. While working as the graduate support director for the De La Salle middle school in New York, I got to experience […]

Kara Duros

Kara Duros grew up in Washington, DC. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz (go Banana Slugs!) with a B.A. in Sociology. She then went to Lesley University in Cambridge, MA to get her Master’s of Education. She has her Master of Education in Instructional Leadership from Reach Institute for School Leadership. She has taught 7-12th […]

Pat Low

I was born in San Francisco Chinatown and then moved to Berkeley, California, where I did most of my growing up. I was the first in my family to attend a four year college and worked my way through U.C. Berkeley, where I earned a B.A., and San Francisco State, where I earned a master’s […]

Soo-ah Rho

  I was born in Korea but grew up in many different states across America. I studied Communications and Multimedia Literacy Scholarship at the University of Southern California. This is my first year at Unity teaching English 10 and class of 2018 advisory -go Oakland Dragons!