Ms. Leslie Giesenschlag
Conference: 4th Period (A Day), Rm 2314
Tutorials: 8:00AM-8:35AM, PIT,
or by appointment
About Ms. Giesenschlag
It's hard to believe this will be my sixth year teaching geography at Vandegrift! I am a 2008 graduate of the geography department at Texas State University in San Marcos.
Eat em up Cats!
In my free time, I enjoy hiking, cooking and watching football on the weekends. Another passion of mine is traveling. My most recent international trip was to Ireland in March!
Coach Scott Hermes
Conference: 3rd Period, Rm 2302
Tutorials: 4:00-5:00 Wednesday, PIT, or by appointment
About Coach Hermes
Welcome to World Geography! This is my fourth year teaching at VHS and I am very excited to be a part of the World Geography team!
Prior to teaching I attended Texas Tech University, majoring in Exercise and Sports Science and minoring in History. After graduation I coached and taught US History and Geography at Sanger High School for 11 years. My wife Kim and I are the proud parents of an 8 year old son, Daegen, and a 5 year old daughter, Ridley.
Coach Ed Wolkind
Conference: 7th Period (B Day)
Tutorials: PIT, or by appointment
About Coach Wolkind
I am excited to be teaching World Geography this year. This is my first year at Vandegrift. In addition to teaching, I will be coaching football and baseball.
I have been coaching and teaching for the last 18 years. Prior to becoming a Viper, I was the head football coach at St. Stephen's Episcopal School for the last seven years. I have lived all over the country including Washington DC, Virginia, Chicago, and Michigan, but love it here in Austin. I have two daughters who are future Vandegrift Vipers.