My name is Calli McNickle and I will be teaching 6th, 7th and 8th grade Spanish this year at Challenger. I just moved here this summer from Edmond, OK where I taught 8th grade Spanish for 5 years. I grew up coming to Colorado every summer for vacation and I am thrilled to finally get to live here year round! I married my high school sweetheart, Sam, in 2009 and we moved here after he graduated from the Oklahoma University College of Dentistry in May 2016. He joined a practice here in the Springs, so we are officially transplanted Coloradans! (If you need a good dentist, email me! Haha.) I look forward to teaching at Challenger this year! In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, skiing (badly), fishing, camping and reading. Also, I am passionate about traveling! For the past three summers I have lead professional development training sessions at a private Christian school in Honduras. I have also been to Costa Rica twice, and, most recently, to Mexico D.F. I don't know what the future holds, but I hope to add more exciting places to this list! Stay tuned!