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A period - Mock Trial/Intro to Law

1st period - English 9

2nd period - Newspaper

3rd period - English 9

4th period - Newspaper

5th period - English 9

6th period - Prep (no class)

2007-08 SRV Golf Team

Brian Barr

Teacher Biography


• UC San Diego Class of 1992 (BA in Political Science; double minor in English/General Literature)

• Central Catholic High School-Modesto Class of 1988

Career in Education

• Teacher at California High School (1999-present)
• Californian student newspaper adviser (1999-present)
• Mock trial coach (2007-present)
• Teacher consultant for UC Berkeley's Bay Area Writing Project (2011-present)
• Boys golf coach at San Ramon Valley High School (2004-present)
• Girls golf co-coach at Cal (2009-12), girls golf assistant coach (2008)
• Academic Decathlon coach (2001-2007)
• Girls golf coach at San Ramon Valley High School (2003-2008)


Away from School

• Hobbies/interests: Hanging out with my wife, Lori, and two boys, Braeden (9) and Deklan (5) playing golf, reading, going to the gym, watching movies, listening to music

• Highlight of the summer: Taking my wife and two boys to Legoland and seeing Star Wars Miniland featuring the new Death Star

• Favorite golf course: Pebble Beach

• Favorite sports teams: Yankees, SF Giants, Chiefs, Fresno State Bulldogs

• Favorite TV shows: The Wire, Dexter, Mad Men, Homeland, Weeds, Entourage

• Favorite bands/musicians: The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Black Crowes, Tool, A Perfect Circle, Rage Against the Machine, Cage the Elephant, Linkin Park, Green Day, Miles Davis

• Favorite films: The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, No Country For Old Men, Goodfellas

• Favoirte books: The Brothers Karamazov, The Fountainhead, No Country For Old Men, To Kill a Mockingbird




Previous career as a journalist

• Reporter for the San Ramon Valley Times (1997-99)

• Reporter for the Hayward Daily Review (1997)

• Reporter for the Tracy Press (1995-97)

• Sports editor for the Oakdale Leader (1994-95)

• Sports editor/reporter for the Ceres Courier (1992-94)

Mr. Barr
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Brian Barr Locker

Contact Information


Classroom phone: (925) 803-3350