Jim Thorson


Jim has been teaching high school science for the past 15 years.  He has worked at Rezin Orr High School, Lincoln Park High School, Niles West High School and Lake View High School (LVHS), where he has been for the past six years.  His teaching assignments have ranged from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and assorted science electives.  Jim has coached bowling and sponsored the Science club at LVHS, in Chicago, IL.  In addition, he has marched in Chicago Memorial Day parade and Chicago Gay Pride Parade representing LVHS.  When he is not teaching, Jim chooses to work a side job with the U.S. Navy Reserve, where he is a Senior Chief Petty Officer.  His side job has taken him away to faraway places like Japan, the Republic of Korea, Norway, Italy, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.