Q&A with Principal Larson


Anya Knowlton

Mr. Larson talking with a parent at curriculum night.

Erica Lane, Staff Writer

Q: Where did you grow up and what school did you go to?

A: I grew up in Snohomish and I went to Valley View Middle School, Riverview Middle School, and Snohomish High School.

Q: Tell me about your family.

A: I am married with two boys, Jaden who’s 5 and Jackson who’s 7. I have one sister and one brother, and I am close with my mom and step dad.

Q: What are your pet peeves?

A: When people blame others, whining or complaining, obliviousness, and people who are addicted to technology and their phones.

Q: Who has had the greatest impact on you?

A: My mom, my friends, and a teacher/coach that I had in high school, Coach Perry. He was my football coach and math teacher.

Q: What are your favorite TV shows and movies?

A: Seinfeld, A-Team, Knight Rider, Vacation, and Breakfast Club.

Q: What are some of your goals in life?

A: To see my kids grow up healthy and happy.

Q: What are some things on your bucket list?

A: I want to go to a different college football stadium, every week for 1 season.

Q: Do you have any pets?

A: I have a black lab named, Tank, and I grew up with cows, sheep, goats, cats, and dogs.

Q: What sports did you/ do you play?

A: In high school , I played Football and Basketball.

Q: Who is your best friend?

A: Derek Larson. We have the same last name and we were best friends Kindergarten-College.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Anything but avocados and mushrooms.

Q: Favorite dessert?

A: Apple Pie

Q: If you could go back to any era, what era would you live in?

A: The 50’s because of the cars and I think that I would fit in.

Q: What is your favorite move in basketball and who is your favorite professional player?

A: Defense, I like to take a charge. Xavier McDaniel, of the Seattle Sonics. He is one of the best of all time.