Welcome to my web page! My name is Allan Olvera, and this is my 12th(!) year at Johnson High School.
This 2022-2023, I teach Intro to Journalism, English 12 (World Literature).
In the past, I've taught: English 9, Reading 10, English 12 (World Literature), Writing for College, Debate, Grammar Matters, Intro to Journalism, World Lit./GRAD, Fundamentals of English, Advanced Reading Instruction, College and Career Reading, GRAD Writing, and GRAD Reading.
As for who I am - aside from being an English teacher, I have had many different jobs and have travelled the world. Other random facts about me include:
• rock climbing • long-distance running • Writing
• logic puzzles • crosswords • paper art
• reading news • graphic design • art (in general)
• soccer • history • cooking
• philosophy • learning langauges • pop culture
Also, I am currently an advisor for the school's newspaper, The Johnson Courier.
Here's a link: The Courier