Sophia Sisneros teaches English 2 CP and English 3 AP. Sisneros grew up here in Newark and was part of the last graduating class at Newark High School in 1982. She studied at the Berkeley Acupressure Institute in 1989. She later returned to college in Fremont (Ohlone), and then transferred to Hayward (CSUH), studying Liberal Arts and English Language, and then Teacher Education, respectively. Sisneros also attended graduate school at Stanford (English Literature). In addition to her work at NMHS, Sisneros previously taught Language Arts at NJHS. Currently, Sisneros is taking courses in Mindfulness Education so that she may integrate mindfulness strategies into her English curriculum. In her spare time, Sisneros practices kundalini yoga and is (finally) in a teacher training program, working towards earning her kundalini yoga teacher certification.