Thursday, January 17, 2019

Staff Member of the Month - Mr. DiGennaro


Please join us in congratulating Mr. Joe DiGennaro on being named Staff Member of the Month for December here at JTHS. As a graduate and in his 27th year as a teacher, Joe is a Falcon through and through. Joe is a tremendous asset to the JTHS community as a teacher and coach.

Here’s just a few things the Falcon Family has to say about Mr. DiGennaro:

Students:
Coach helped me study for my math test. I got an 80. I thought I was going to fail that day...

He's caring and looks out for the class. He makes sure everyone is doing good. 

I love Coach D. He's very funny and sociable. He likes to work with us. He's very supportive of all of us. He loves everyone!

Staff:

Joe DiGennaro inspires his students as well as the athletes he coaches to achieve their absolute best in everything they do. His positive and upbeat personality resonates with students to believe in themselves to accomplish challenging and difficult tasks.

Joe is a great communicator and always has the right words to inspire confidence in his students. Joe is a model of good character and integrity for students to aspire to as they become adults. 

Without even realizing it, Joe is a mentor to many teachers as he consistently displays professionalism. He is an example for other staff as he always puts students first and continually advocates for their best interests.

Joe is a great listener and always provides valuable advice and encouragement. He has an uplifting and positive perspective!

Mr. DiGennaro will keep the falcon statue for the entire month. If you see him in the hallway, he would really appreciate a BIG hug! Thank you for all you do on and off the court/field, Coach!


Friday, November 30, 2018

Staff Member of the Month - Mrs. Nadler


Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Vickki Nadler on being named Staff Member of the Month for November here at JTHS. Although she thinks it's wrong that she receive Staff Member of the Month, she was nominated by several people. Mrs. Nadler works tirelessly to ensure the students and staff of JTHS have a welcoming, safe, and successful learning environment.

Here’s just a few things the Falcon Family has to say about Mrs. Nadler:

Students:
Mrs. Nadler is always nice because she always says 'hi' in the hallway." 

Even though we get in trouble, Mrs. Nadler still likes us because we spice up her day.

Mrs. Nadler is really hardworking in the sense that she's always walking around really fast. She works with all kids and is helpful. She brightens my day when I see her!

Staff:
Vickki is an amazing AP who goes out of her way to support us. Her compassion and concern for the staff and students here at JTHS stretch further then what is just happening inside the walls of the HS. We are lucky to have her here.  

Vickki has gone above and beyond for staff members in the building. Her passion for helping others grow within their profession make her the amazing vice principal she is. It's comforting knowing you have someone who will not only listen to you but also do everything to try and help you.  

She goes out of her way to help everyone, is always supportive, and is an invaluable resource with amazing knowledge of good teaching practices. The students and teachers all respect and look up to her. 

Mrs. Nadler will keep the falcon statue for the entire month. We are sure glad to have Mrs. Nadler as a member of our Falcon Family!


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Staff Member of the Month - Mrs. Ajaj


Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Laura Ajaj on being named Staff Member of the Month for October here at JTHS. Mrs. Ajaj has been a dedicated member of the math department for over 18 years. Mrs. Ajaj is extremely generous with her time as she is constantly helping out both current and past students. You may even catch her staying after school to provide assistance to past graduates as they still come back for help with their college courses!

Here’s just a few things the Falcon Family has to say about Mrs. Ajaj:

Staff:
Mrs. Ajaj has consistently shown patience and caring for all students. Her willingness to go above and beyond for students, her caring way, and her generous personality make her an ideal candidate for Staff Member of the Month.

Mrs. Ajaj is always willing to lend a hand and help out. She is a team player with a positive attitude.

Students:
She makes sure all students are comfortable in the classroom. She's such a good listener and such a nice person!

She's always happy. She's really patient with the class.

Mrs. Ajaj's class always feels like a warm, welcome place. It feels like home for all of us.

She's the most caring teacher. She will go out of her way to make sure everyone is having a good day.

Mrs. Ajaj will keep the falcon statue for the entire month. We are so proud of you, Mrs. Ajaj! Thanks for all you do!


Monday, October 8, 2018

Staff Member of the Month - Mr. Flatierre

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Kevin Flatierre on being named Staff Member of the Month for September here at JTHS. Mr. Flatierre is a dedicated school counselor who provides guidance and support to all students. He is an integral part of the Environmental Science Academy as he is the counselor of all participating students.One of his most recent accomplishments is bringing SAT administration to JTHS.

Here’s just a few things the Falcon Family has to say about Mr. Flatierre:

Students: 
I can always go in there and talk and feel safe. College has been really stressful, and he helped me out a lot.

He helped me decide what I want to be. We usually talk about college stuff but sometimes vacations. 

Last year, I struggled with a class and he helped me get through and better prepare. 
 
Staff:
Kevin supports student success. In his role, he addresses academic, career, and the personal/social development of his students. 

Mr. Flatierre is always willing to have difficult conversations with students, whether it be about grades, motivation, or behavior in class. He is always a help!

Kevin is usually one of the first people to volunteer his assistance to help out where needed. He approaches everything with a calm, positive demeanor which helps diffuse difficult situations. 

Mr. Flatierre will keep the falcon statue for the entire month. Be sure to stop into the guidance department and congratulate Mr. Flatierre!


Staff Member of the Month - Mr. DiGennaro

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Joe DiGennaro on being named Staff Member of the Month for December here at JTHS. As a gradua...