Spartans Welcome Teacher Eric Kallenborn

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OLCHS welcomes its new Fine Arts Department Chair and English teacher Eric Kallenborn.  Eric teaches English I and Literary Expressions and is currently working on his teaching endorsement in art.  Eric attended DePaul University, Moraine Valley Community College and Governors State University.  He has two M.A. degrees: one in English and one in administration. In the past Eric has coached speech, group interpretation and chess as well as co-founding a Game Club and Improv Team. Eric has curated programming and presented at educational and comic/pop culture conventions, specializing in bringing comics, pop culture, and gamification to education.

In his short time as a Spartan, Eric says the staff has been amazingly helpful and supportive.  He hopes to create a graphic novel course that works to create a yearly comic based on a student-chosen theme.  His goal is for the comic to be published by an in-house publishing house called Spartan Press.

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