Westwood High School being honored in Washington, D.C. this week along with 37 other high schools as "Exemplary Performing."
Earlier this year it was announced that Westwood High School had been named a Blue Ribbon School, one of 38 schools receiving an "Exemplary Performing" status from the Secretary of Education. Now, two months later, the National Awards Ceremony is taking place. Principal Sean Bevan is there, as is social studies teach Jonas Sherr, who was chosen by department heads as the teacher to represent the high school faculty. "It's definitely a great honor to represent the faculty," Sherr said in an email last week. "We have a tremendous group of teachers here. They really care about their students and with the help of our administration and support from the community, they've created a great environment for kids to learn." Yesterday the events in …
Westwood High School was named "Exemplary High Performing" by the U.S. Department of Education. Which teachers do you think have stood out in making it such a great school?
Westwood High School was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Schools don't achieve this honor without having excellent teachers. In order to achieve Blue Ribbon status, a school must have a lot of outstanding teachers. But who are the best teachers at Westwood High? Which teachers have gone above and beyond what any other teacher could be expected to do to make sure you understood the material? Who is just flat-out the best at explaining things? Who is the teacher whose class you look forward to going to everyday because (s)he is energetic and lively and you know that they'll keep learning fun and exciting? Who is the best teacher at Westwood High School? Tell us in the comments section.