about your teacher

Ms. Cushing

Room 6
cushing.heather@battlegroundps.org

Classes Taught

  • 8th Grade

Education

  • California State University-Northridge
  • City University

Biography

Ms. Cushing teaches 8th Grade Math and Science at Laurin Middle School. Prior to beginning her teaching career here, Ms. Cushing played NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball at California State University, Northridge on a full athletic scholarship. While there, she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. After returning to the NW, Ms. Cushing decided to pursue a career in teaching. She completed her Masters in Teaching the summer of 2012 at City University of Seattle, Vancouver. When not teaching Middle School students, Ms. Cushing enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing co-ed basketball, painting, fly-fishing, and trying new things. It's also important to note that Ms. Cushing is a Prairie High School Alumni and was a member of the 1999 Prairie High School Girls Basketball state championship team. Go Falcons!