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Buri, Laura

Laura Buri

5th Grade Teacher

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Educational History
B.A. in English from University of Portland

M.A. in Teaching from University of Portland

MN Licensure in Communication Arts and Literature 5-12 & Mathematics 5-8

Why I Choose to Work at Nova
I was fortunate enough to have received a classical education and got to experience firsthand the richness and joy that it can provide. I want to share with my students the joy and freedom that comes from a classical education that teaches students how to learn, both now and for the rest of their lives. I am reminded of the impact of this education as my own son attends Nova and I get to watch him grow and flourish.

Growing up, I loved being a competitive athlete, and as an adult, I try to maintain some of that spirit of competition in my life. This includes playing (read: trying not to injure myself) in women’s basketball leagues and competing with the inner voice in my head while training for and completing running races. Beyond that, my family loves hiking, reading, and playing board games together, and I love trying out new recipes and dragging my son outdoors for a good adventure as often as I can.