By ANDREW YE, senior, RACHEL DIAO, junior, SRIDHAR SRIRAM, junior, and CLAIRE PAN, sophomore …students say “good morning” and hold the door open for them. …they are still waiting for the promised faculty laptop. …they think a student is texting in the hallway, but he’s checking his math homework answers on his calculator. …the “old” … Continue reading
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Remembering Mrs. Martinak
By WENYI ZHU, ’13 I remember walking into Mrs. Martinak’s room for the first time on September 5, 2012. Summer still had me in its grasp, and the hot day — combined with the fact that I was a newly minted senior — didn’t do much to get me in the learning mood. I thought … Continue reading
A warm welcome to all of our new teachers!
By ADITI KALE, freshman IT’S THAT TIME of year again — bewildered students meander the halls, flustered freshmen ask upperclassmen for advice, and unfamiliar faces appear in every classroom. However, to help students feel acquainted with the community, the following new teachers offer a bit of advice and their own personal history: Ms. Biloholowski, Mrs. … Continue reading
A tribute to our retiring teachers
LAURA FECHTER is originally from Queens, New York. She has been teaching ESL in New Jersey Public Schools since 1979 and at JP Stevens since 1982. She has a BA in Linguistics and Spanish with a minor in Secondary Education from Queens College, CUNY, and a Masters Degree in ESL and Spanish from Teachers College, Columbia … Continue reading