What inspired you to be a teacher? Teachers had a massive impact on his life, both for better and worse. To be honest, both the inspiring teachers and the awful ones pushed him just as firmly into this profession. He wants to be a positive influence on young people and hopefully protect them from some of the negative. If at the end of my … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mr. Waldron)
What inspired you to be a teacher? His family was his inspiration for becoming a teacher. His mother taught special education and fourth grade for 41 years in the Fort Zumwalt school district and his father is an electrical engineer. Being a science teacher seemed to make sense! How long have you been teaching? This is his sixth year teaching. All have been at … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mr. Young)
Prom night is supposed to be an American rite of passage, an evening not to be missed. But is it really worth all the fuss — the anxiety about who to go with, how to ask, what to wear and how much to spend? Yes, if you really feel like prom will be one of the highlights of your high school life. Yes, if you … Continue reading Is Prom Worth it?
What inspired you to be a teacher? She grew up in a family of “nurturers”. She remember “playing” school with her sisters and cousins at my Grandma’s house. (Ask Mrs. Bauer–she loved playing the role of teacher!) Her parents valued education and emphasized the importance of school. She knew she wanted to help others and being an educator gave her that opportunity. How long have … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Vail)
What inspired you to be a teacher? When she was younger, her mom told her to become a teacher. She never really saw myself as a teacher throughout high school. When she graduated high school, she started out as a Baking & Pastry Major through STLCC. That was short lived because of the waiting list for the program. She still took college courses and was … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Ms. Stay)
What made you want to do a sweetheart dance this year? The National Honor Society officers came to her with the idea and it just sparked from there! It has been a lot of fun seeing it all come together! What inspired you to be a teacher? She wanted to be a teacher because she loves seeing students be successful. The lightbulb moment when … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Fehlig)
What made you want to be an Assistant Principal? When he first started teaching, there was no way he was going to be a principal but, the longer he taught he thought he could actually help a school out on a larger scale the he could just in one classroom. What was your most memorable thing from high school? Going to state for golf. What … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mr. Conner)
what inspired you to be a teacher? She knew that she wanted to be a music teacher since elementary school. She had always loved music and performance. Her high school choir teacher, Mrs. Jurkowitz, was a huge influence on her life. She inspired what she did in her class in many ways. What is your most memorable thing about being a teacher? Having the same … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Nafziger)
A friend is someone difficult to find. A friend is someone you can always count on when times are tough. The dictionary’s definition of a good friend is a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard. A good friend is there when you are struggling. For example, when a boy breaks your heart a good friend walks you through it and … Continue reading What Makes a Good Friend?
what inspired you to become a teacher? Her high school algebra 1 teacher, she was the best teacher she ever had. She actually made her fall in love with math, so she just had to teach it. how long have you been teaching? This is her 1st year of teaching. what is your favorite thing about teaching at winfield? She loves the students, she loves … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Ms. Seiter)