Though she was challenged by math and science and breezed through subjects like english, Emily Maakstad followed her passion for earth science and weather, and she’ll be the new science teacher at St. James High School this fall.

For the rest of this story, please see the August 7 print edition of the St. James Plaindealer. This is the latest in a weekly series of new teacher profile pieces. For the next new teacher profile, please see the August 14 print edition of the paper.