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Bonnie Hougestol

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Grade 8

Phone: 403-556-4038

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BACKGROUND:  Born and raised in  the Niger Republic and Nigeria,  West Africa


  • Married to Brent - May 1987
  • We have three children who have recently flown the coop = empty nesters :-(

EDUCATION:  BRE Degree - BBC, Early Childhood Diploma - RDC, BEd Degree - U of C; life


  • taught overseas for two years;
  • multiple years subbing in CESD;
  • teaching full time at OKCS since 2001


  • spending time with my family and friends
  • working with my students and helping them discover success
  • holidays
  • reading many different genres of books 
  • enjoying the beauty of God's creation in many different locations, throughout different times of the day and during a variety of seasons.
  • going for walks
  • TV shows - all types of crime series; documentaries - such as Daily Planet, How It's Made, Mythbusters, (to name a few)
  • research and continuing to learn 
  • photography and writing
  • taking my fish for a walk :-)

QUOTES -  Carpe Aeternateum  - seize eternity, why settle for a day.

"We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success.  We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably the person who has never made a mistake has never made a discovery." - Samuel Smiles

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