Community Member Profile – Mr. Brandon

This week we spoke to our Grade 5 Head Teacher Mr. Brandon to get to know more about him….


Name or Nickname: 



MYIS Position / Job title: 

Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher


How long have you been a part of MYIS?

Since August 2021


What passions do you bring into the classroom?

My biggest passion is fostering relationships with students. James Comer said that, “No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship.’ I completely agree with him and the classroom community takes precedence over all other things. 


What’s your favorite food?

My mom’s chili soup. 


What was your first job?

When I was 16, I worked as a cook at a restaurant named “Sonic” in Hannibal, Missouri. 


What’s your favorite color? 



What’s the most amazing place you’ve ever traveled to? 

Each place has its own uniqueness; however, New Zealand is extremely beautiful. 


What are 3 things you would want to have with you on a deserted island?

  1. Tarp to collect rainwater
  2. Flint to make fire
  3. Spear to hunt and fish


What actor would you cast to play you in a movie about your life?

Chris Pratt pre- Avengers transformation