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Make My Day - May 2022

JULISSA B. – AGRIGULTURE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (nominated by Mrs. Stannard)

“Julissa has been a tremendous help during the Spring plant sale. She has been an enthusiastic volunteer during her study hall periods and has shown great customer service skills. Julissa is always smiling, willing to help with all types of projects, and is a leader who has often helped other students gain new skills.”

 

JACOB B. – BUSINESS (nominated by Mrs. Schena)

“Jacob is a hard-working student. He will ask questions if he does not understand the material or just needs a little extra help. Jacob greets meet each day upon entering class and says have a nice day at the end of each class. It is a pleasure to have such a nice mature young man in class.”

 

FERHAT B. – COUNSELING & SUPPORT (nominated by Mrs. Crouch & Mrs. Hosmer)

“Ferhat came to Southington High School in December from Algeria. Since then, he has become an integral part of our class! Ferhat always has interesting ideas to share during our class discussions. He willingly shares about his culture, his country and language. He is kind and helpful to everyone he meets. The students enjoy his company, as do we! For these reasons, we nominate Ferhat for the Make My Day Award!”

 

“Ferhat est arrivé à Southington High School en décembre en provenance d'Algérie. Depuis, il fait partie intégrante de notre classe ! Ferhat a toujours des idées intéressantes à partager lors de nos discussions en classe. Il partage volontiers sa culture, son pays et sa langue. Il est gentil et serviable avec tous ceux qu'il rencontre. Les étudiants apprécient sa compagnie, tout comme nous! Pour ces raisons, nous avons nominé Ferhat pour le Make My Day Award!”

 

GABRIELLA D. – FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES (nominated by Mr. Chisholm)

“Gabby is a perfect example of what making a teacher's day!! She is always willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. She gives 100% regardless of how she is feeling. Gabby is friendly and gets along with all her classmates which make her a joy to have as a student. Gabby, thank you for making my day!”

 

ALEXIS F. – LANGUAGE ARTS (nominated by Mr. Langlois)

“Alexis has shown herself to be a kind and caring individual, and someone I could put my trust in. With all the absences of mine this year, Ms. Falk was a reliable individual who was always willing to help the sub when there was some general confusion or a need for clarification about classroom expectations. And she is always looking out for her classmates. Even today, while a student was struggling emotionally, Ms. Falk asked them to go for a walk to comfort her. She is a bright and shining individual who makes all of us around her better.”

 

MOLLY F. – MUSIC (nominated by Mr. Stuppler)

“Molly has demonstrated great leadership in Concert Band through her selflessness and dedication to the band. She is extremely helpful in organizing the equipment and helps her peers perform at their best. She has greatly

developed as a musician throughout the year, and I can’t wait to see what she accomplishes during the rest of her time at SHS!”

 

ABIGAIL G. - ADMINISTRATION (nominated by Mr. Aroian)

“Abigail was one of four students who represented our school with dignity and pride by volunteering their time to show our NEASC guests on a guided tour of Southington High School. They are an asset to the SHS community.”

 

ANTHONY G. – SCIENCE (nominated by Miss Daigle)

“Anthony is a good student in my biology class. I have seen a lot of growth in him throughout this year. He is genuinely a nice student who has been helping others in the classroom. He is a great member of our classroom community!”

 

MANPREET K. - ADMINISTRATION (nominated by Mr. Aroian)

“Manpreet was one of four students who represented our school with dignity and pride by volunteering their time to show our NEASC guests on a guided tour of Southington High School. They are an asset to the SHS community.”

 

VALERIA K. – COUNSELING & SUPPORT (nominated by Ms. Discenza)

“Valeria met my new student from Ukraine who did not speak English. They showed my new student around and spoke to him in Russian. This small gesture was so helpful to a new student coming from another country and not able to speak English yet. Thank you.”

 

ISAAC L. – SOCIAL STUDIES (nominated by Mr. Curtiss)

“Isaac is in my 1st period class. He starts every day with a smile. I love to see the way that other students in class respond to his positivity. It is contagious. Isaac is a creative thinker. I can always count on him for a fresh idea, unique perspective, or funny take on a topic.”

 

MILAN M. – COUNSELING & SUPPORT (nominated by Ms. Discenza)

“Milan met my new student from Ukraine who did not speak English. They showed my new student around and spoke to him in Russian. This small gesture was so helpful to a new student coming from another country and not able to speak English yet. Thank you.”

 

DYLAN M. – HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION (nominated by Mrs. Boulanger)

“Dylan is one of the sweetest students that I have ever had. He greets me every day with a "good morning" and a smile. He is always kind to his classmates and always willing to help. He compliments his peers and encourages them to keep going. Dylan is also one of the very few students who stays back to help me clean up the room and organize without ever being asked-he just does it. He is a breath of fresh air and brings joy to the class every day.”

 

MARLEY L. – WORLD LANGUAGE (nominated by Ms. Martin)

“Marley stands out among his peers in his Latin 1 class. Every day he strives to do the best he can and excels at whatever he puts his mind to. His positive and friendly attitude is infectious and always puts a smile on my and his classmates faces. He is also one of the loyal few who regularly attend Classics Club. Marley optimus est!”

 

MYA N. – HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION (nominated by Mrs. Wittneben)

“Mya is a joy to have in PE class. Her positive energy and attitude are contagious amongst the group. Mya encourages all her classmates to try their hardest in every activity that we do. Mya comes to class every day ready to learn and have fun. Regardless of the activity Mya cheers on her classmates and not only encourages good sportsmanship but models it herself daily!”

 

SAINAB S. – MATHEMATICS (nominated by Ms. Benitez)

“Zainab works incredibly hard to understand and master new learning. She is responsible for her classwork, respectful towards her peers, and always has a positive attitude. Beyond her academic accomplishments, Zainab also demonstrates integrity and honesty when facing difficult situations. Zainab’s acts of kindness and display of good character exemplify the vision of the graduate.”

 

NICHOLAS S. – COUNSELING & SUPPORT (nominated by Mrs. Frattini & Ms. Scam)

“Nick has shown progress and growth. He has been learning in the academic setting. He has done a nice job completing his work and when he is frustrated, he expresses it in an appropriate manner. He has taken initiative in building a positive culture in our program by caring for the tree and donating his fish. He showed empathy towards staff when they got injured and restrained from conflict with classmate that was rude to him.”

 

JACKSON S. – TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING (nominated by Mr. Spagna)

“I have had the pleasure of teaching Jackson in my Intro. to Manufacturing class this year. He is an active class participant with a fantastic work ethic. During class discussions, he will ask thought provoking questions which greatly enhance the material being covered. He is always quick to help other students that may be struggling as we work on our projects, and he will often take leadership roles with all aspects of our work. Furthermore, Jackson has been coming to the woodshop during his free periods to learn to use the lathe and is already showing great aptitude with the machine. He is an all around fantastic student, and an exemplar of Southington's 4C's and Vision of a Graduate.”

 

PAIGE T. - ADMINISTRATION (nominated by Mr. Aroian)

“Paige was one of four students who represented our school with dignity and pride by volunteering their time to show our NEASC guests on a guided tour of Southington High School. They are an asset to the SHS community.”

 

AVI W. – ART (nominated by Ms. Angiletta)

“Avi is an absolute pleasure to have in Art Class. She is always positive, very polite and puts forth her best effort daily. She consistently helps out her fellow classmates, without being asked to do so.