John Cross

Faculty Information
Title

7th Grade English and Upper School Creative Writing Teacher

Contact Information
Email

jcross@westridge.org

Other Information
Education

B.A., English, University of California, Los Angeles
M.F.A., Poetry, University of Iowa

Biography

John is a 7th grade advisor and teaches 7th grade English and a creative writing elective in the Upper School. Before joining Westridge in 2005, John was an assistant 5th grade teacher at The Oaks School in Hollywood. He enjoys writing poetry and essays, gardening and tossing peanuts to the scrub jays with his wife Christine, spending quality time with two beautiful dogs, tending the bees who share the property, and practicing the art of clown. John lives with Christine, two mutts, two cats, and one Mule Resophonic guitar in Altadena.

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