Wyndcroft Teacher Stories: Meet Mr. Turock

Alex Turock has been teaching Latin at Wyndcroft since 2013 and has coached Soccer, Boys and Girls Basketball, and Lacrosse.

Why do you like teaching at Wyndcroft?

The kids work hard and rise to challenges set for them.

What is your favorite Wyndcroft tradition?

Latin Day!

What is a unique experience, talent, or interest that you bring to your classroom to help shape the learning experience of your students?

I love all things music related and often use music in the classroom to aid a lesson.

What impresses you about Wyndcroft students?

The incredible amount of growth that occurs from fifth to eighth grade. They really do become young adults as they go through middle school.

What do you want your students to gain from having known you?

The desire to know a little bit about everything. Curiosity towards any aspect of life and the world around them.

Fun Facts about Mr. Turock

  • Favorite color? Green
  • Favorite pizza topping? Potato Sausage Pizza
  • Favorite ice cream flavor? Cookie Dough
  • Random Fact? For his high school job Mr. Turock wrangled/wrestled sheep on a farm so that they could be inoculated or sheered.