About Mr. Newton

Mr. Newton: dnewton@tausd.org (530) 623-0225

My People

My Family

Mr. Newton's Biographical Timeline ______________________________________________________________

  • Graduated from Buena High School in 1978 - Ventura California
  • Graduated from Ventura College in 1980
  • Got married in 1981
  • Maintained a professional Taxidermy business (TrinityMountainArts.com) from 1981-1991.
  • Continues to do taxidermy work in the summer and on the weekends (Trinity Mountain Arts).
  • Went back to college in the fall of 1991 and graduated from Simpson University with a Multiple Subject teaching credential in 1995 - Redding, CA
  • Taught night classes for Shasta College -1991,1992
  • Received the "Outstanding Student Teacher" Award from Simpson College - 1995
  • First taught elementary school in Lewiston, CA right out of college -1995
  • Joined Weaverville Elementary in the Fall of 1996. Taught 1st grade (two years), 2nd grade (one year).
  • Taught 6th grade((four years).
  • Completed course work at the Institute of Computer Technology and graduated as a master teacher for Intel in 2000.
  • Graduated from Cal Poly Tech State University with a certificate in Instructional Technology -2004
  • Taught instructional technology (computer classes) for Weaverville Elementary School (2002-2008)
  • Taught 4th grade - 2008/09 - 2009/10 - 2010/11 - 2011/12 - 2012/13 - 2013/14
  • Taught 4th / 5th technology and writing 2014/15 - 2015/16 - 2016/17
  • Taught 4th/5th combination class and Technology/Social Studies 2017/18
  • Taught 4th/5th combination class 2018/19
  • Taught 4th grade 2019/2020 - Mold issues delayed the start of the school year. Corona Virus Pandemic - students went home mid March and teachers continued Remote lessons through the remainder of the school year.
  • Presently teaching 4th grade

Mt. Lassen

Manzanita Lake Fly Fishig

Taxidermy

Painting a Brown Trout