Stephen Kraynick & Dana Johnson, English
Hi, my name is Stephen Kraynick; Junior English Instructor here at Desert Edge High School. I am also the Head Girls Badminton & Tennis Coach and Visual Designer/Baton Coach for the award winning Scorpion Marching Band.
I have 14 years teaching experience at the high school and middle school levels, both in California and Arizona. I have a BA in Journalism & History from Humboldt State University; MA in International Relations from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; and an MA in Education from University of Phoenix.
I was a 2-time NCAA All-American Doubles Player at Humboldt State University; frequently sought after coach for the USTA Tennis Player Development program and WBTF Baton Program. During my time at Desert Edge, we were a 3-time USTA Arizona State Baton Champion, 3-time USTA Regional Champions, 3-time USTA National Qualifer and 2017 HS Fiesta Bowl National Auxilary Champion; 1-time AIA 4A Sectional Tennis Champion, 2-time AIA State Individual Tennis Qualifer, and 1-time AIA Badminton Individual State Qualifer.
In my free time, you'll find me traveling, working with my athletes/teams or playing professional tennis tournaments at the national level.
If you would like any specific class information such as assignments or grades, please goto Parent/Student VUE
About Mrs. Johnson
Hello. My name is Dana Johnson. This year, I will be Co-teaching Juniors English.
I have a B.A. in Psychology/Sociology. I'm pursing ESS creditials.
I'm from Washington State, a loyal Seattle Seahawks fan. Go Hawks! I enjoy spending quality time with my family.
You may contact me by school email, and or by phone.
Contact Mr. Kraynick
(623) 932-7500 ext. 3050
Contact Mrs. Johnson
(623) 932-7500 ext.
11:10 to 11:40 a.m.
B lunch, no office hours
Class Period 1st and 2nd Semester Classes 1 English III 2 English III 3 English I 4 English III 5 English III 6 Teacher Prep
Advisory will take place on Wednesdays, after 1st period.