An eighth grade history and technology teacher from San Bruno, California...

Charley Tinkham

Students: "Mr. Tinkham is the best!"

Uh, my name's Charley Tinkham, and I teach in, uh, Burlingame, California. And I I teach history!

What do you enjoy most about teaching?
Uh, I love the kids. They're awesome. It's just, um, every day's a new adventure.

Did your students help you prepare for the show?
Actually, they did. We have a, uh, Jeopardy! game in our classroom, and we practice with it.

What is your dream category?
Dream Jeopardy! category... uh, ONE-WORD SUPERGROUPS OF THE '70s.

Tune in! You might learn a thing or two!

"He teaches at a school that has been named a California Distinguished School three times. From San Bruno, California, please welcome..."

2011 Teachers Tournament semifinalist: $10,000.

Charley teaches at Burlingame Intermediate School San Bruno, California.

Charley appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#6147, aired 2011-05-10 Charley Tinkham vs. Lori Kissell vs. John Shoe 2011 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.
#6142, aired 2011-05-03 Caitlin Millat vs. Viki Radden vs. Charley Tinkham 2011 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.

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