Holiday Edition Humans of PIHS: Mr. Coffin

A yummy Christmas tradition that Mr. Coffin is lucky to have


Abby Collins

I think most everyone agrees with Mr. Coffin when he says on Christmas, “You gotta wake up early.”

Hannah Ousby and Abby Collins

Sleep in or wake up early on Christmas?

You gotta wake up early

Colorful tree or set ornaments?


Make Christmas ornaments for your tree or make gifts for people?

I like making ornaments better

Open presents on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day?

Christmas Day

Open presents one at a time or all at once?

I do them all at one time

A bunch of small presents or one or two big presents?

One or two big presents

Receive presents or gift presents?


Have a snowy Christmas or a green Christmas?


Spend Christmas with your family or with a celebrity of choice?

Family, of course 

Watch the polar express or elf?

Has to be Elf

Be in a scene from Charlie Brown Christmas or Elf?

Charlie Brown Christmas

See the Nutcracker or perform in the Nutcracker?

See it

Play in the Super Bowl or perform in the Nutcracker?

Play in the Super Bowl

Spend a day with the grinch or Jack Frost?

Jack Frost

Gingerbread cookies or sugar cookies?

One of each

Egg nog or hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate

Mint or fruity candy canes?


What is your favorite Christmas memory?

The first Christmas with my first child

What is your favorite Christmas present you’ve received or given?

The best one we ever received is when the family went to Disney

What is a Christmas tradition you have? 

Going to the in-laws on Christmas Eve for meat pies