Frank Cardone-Fourth Grade

  1. How long have you taught at O’Hara? First Year
  2. Why do you like the grade you currently teach?  No two days are the same.
  3. When is your birthday? March 13
  4. Are you from this area or did you grow up elsewhere? What brought you to Pittsburgh/Fox Chapel? I grew up in New Jersey but I did my graduate work at Duquesne. My wife is from Squirrel Hill so after our daughter was born, we wanted to be closer to one of our families. 
  5. In your free time, where do you like to go? What do you like to do? When I do get free time, I like to golf. I like going to the movies too but those days are gone.
  6. What is your favorite team or sport? My favorite sport is baseball. I like all New York/New Jersey teams (Yankees, Giants, Devils, Knicks)
  7. What is your favorite color? Blue
  8. What is your favorite place to vacation? Why? My favorite place to vacation is the beach. I grew up on the Jersey Shore so I always enjoying going back or to the Outer Banks.
  9. What is your favorite sweet treat and/or snack? I’m a sucker for potato chips and cookies.
  10. What is your favorite season? Why? Fall. Love the weather and holidays that come with it.
  11. What are your favorite spots to visit in Pittsburgh? I love going down to the Strip District and taking my daughter to the Science Center.
  12. What is your favorite meal and restaurant? My favorite meal is chicken parmigiana and my favorite restaurant is Federal Galley.
  13. What is your most needed classroom supplies?  Pencils and tissues
  14. What is your favorite coffee pod flavor? Keurig donut shop or anything dark roast
  15. Is there anything special or interesting about you that you would like to share with us? I have a one year old daughter, Penelope. My wife and I lived in Alexandria, VA for 7 years and spent a year living in Southern Africa for her job.
  16. What can classroom parents do to help you the most? I’m one who doesn’t realize I need help until the moment is upon me. Volunteers and chaperones are always needed.