Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass


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MEET THE STAFF: Timothy Norman 

Photo: Angelica Palacios
Timothy Norman

Timothy Norman 

  • Position: Level and AP physics teacher
  • Degrees & Alma Mater: Biomedical engineering at Washington University
  • School Activities: Co-sponsor for National Honor Society
  • Years at Caney Creek:
  • Years Teaching:

How would other people describe your high-school self?

Very energetic and involved in everything.

Was there a career you wanted to pursue OR pursued before teaching?

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I’m still in school to hopefully become an engineer. 

Tell us about how you got into teaching.

I loved to work with kids, it started when I worked at a summer camp that I went to as a kid.

What do you do outside of school for fun? Why?

I like to exercise, I do crossfit and I just recently ran a half marathon. 

When people get to know you, what are they most surprised to learn about you? 

That I’m an extroverted introvert. 

Tell us the story about what you are most proud of yourself for.

I’m most proud of myself when I took a break from grad school to focus on my mental health and was really able to turn my life around and that’s when I started getting  into teaching.

Who is someone you are thankful for and why?

I’m very thankful for my wife for all the love, support, and happiness she brings me. 

What advice would you give to your younger self?

Don’t be afraid to do things that make you uncomfortable.

What do you hope to be remembered for?


What’s on your bucket list? 

I want to climb Denali.


  • Food: Steak fajitas 
  • Restaurant: Tris 
  • Music: Taylor swift 
  • TV Show: “How I met your mother”
  • Movie: “Saving Private Ryan”
  • Book: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
  • Teacher: Mrs. Parent

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About the Contributors
Hannah Cheney
Hannah Cheney, Clubs & Orgs Editor
Hannah Cheney is a photographer at Caney Creek High School. This will be her first year on staff, she is also on the starlets drill team. Prior to drill team she was a level 2 dancer, and is the funniest person you will ever meet.
Angelica Palacios
Angelica Palacios, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief
Angelica Palacios is one of the editor-in-chief for school yearbook and her skilled area is graphic design. :)we need more designers. She enjoys outdoor activities, playing Roblox, and going on walks and fishing alongside with her dad and younger sister.
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