Paula Beehn

Paula Beehn

Paula Beehn

English Department

About Me


What is your hometown?

Wayne City, IL

How long have you been teaching?

9 years

What is your favorite subject to teach?

Literature

What/Who inspired you yo be a teacher?

Mr.Kirkpatrick, my senior English teacher at McLeansboro High School.

What is your favorite quote?

"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe in is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." John Ruskin

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." Einstein

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it." Harper Lee

"Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana." Groucho Marx

"Never judge a book by its movie." J.W. Eagan

What do you do when you aren't teaching?

I like to play with my kids, read good books, and I'm very involved at church.