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Guilan Sheykhzadeh

11th Grade American Literature, 12th Grade European Literature, and A.P. Literature


Sarah Prensky-Pomeranz

English 1, Expository Writing

This is Ms. P.'s third year at Wallenberg. Ms. P. grew up in San Francisco, but left the city to earn her B.A. in English Literature, Urban Studies, and Medical Anthropology at the University of Michigan (GO BLUE!). Before coming to Wallenberg, Ms. P. lived and worked in both South Africa and Boston, where she earned her Master's in Education from Harvard's Teacher Education Program. At Wallenberg, Ms. P. teaches English 1 and Expository Reading and Writing, coaches the girls' soccer team, and sponsors the Arab-Muslim club. When she's not at school, she can be found hiking in Yosemite or the Marin Headlands, playing soccer, or reading a good book. Ms. P. loves the students and faculty at Wallenberg and feels so lucky to part of such a wonderful community!

Sean McGuire

English 1, English 2

Craig Laupheimer (Mr. L)

11th Grade American Literature, English Language Development


Mr. L. grew up in the city of San Francisco and is a proud native of the SF Bay Area. He received his BA in English Literature from the University of Oregon and completed his teaching credential at Dominican University of California. Before becoming a teacher Mr. L. traveled and lived in South America, studied culinary arts and trained and practiced social work in San Francisco. At Wallenberg, Mr. also coaches girls basketball. Outside of school Mr. L. makes music, plays sports and enjoys exploring new recipes in the kitchen. He loves connecting with students and their families and feels privileged to be a part of the dynamic Wallenberg faculty and school community.

Charlotte Sewell

English 2, AVID