Marianne O’Brien: 10th Grade English/History Teacher. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Attended University of Pennsylvania with a major in history. Received Masters in Teaching from USC. Took a year off college to work on an organic goat farm in France. Equestrian rider and owner of a former Santa Anita race track horse. Enjoys horseback riding, cooking, traveling (been to Korea 10 times!), and going on camping adventures.