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Assistant to the Principal Max Bayern

New Faculty Profile: Max Bayern

What are you teaching/working on at Prep?

Coaching freshman basketball, admissions, scheduling, working on events, coordinates substitutes

Where did you grow up?


What College or University did you attend?

Shoreline Community College, Central Washington University

What was the highlight of your summer?

Yearly camping trip to Alta lake  (no phones, swimming, hot dogs)

How did you spend your time during quarantine?

Started out biking and still bikes today (sometimes bikes to work)

What was your first job?

Movie usher: made popcorn, handled tickets, cleaning theaters (cleaning after a kids movie at 11 am was the worst)

What was your favorite movie or tv show?

Star Wars Empire Strikes Back, The Office

Do you have any hidden talents?

Really good whistler

Where did you go to high school?

Shorecrest (home of the Highlanders)

What career did you want to pursue in high school?

Major league baseball player, athletic administrations (help student athletes connect to the “next step” (life after sports) and creating pathways for students)

What is some advice that you would give to yourself in high school?

Apply yourself more, stop thinking one way, look at other options and widen your scope

Weird/fun fact: Left handed, sister is a meteorologist on TV