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Congratulations to CJH February Students of the Month

C. J. Hooker Middle School Principal Heather Carman is proud to announce the February Students of the Month.

The student of the month is:

  • Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing the work that others do.
  • Responsible – The student embraces the responsibility required to maintain progress in their schoolwork and other personal goals.
  • Positive – The student contributes to the success of the school by promoting a positive school climate through their actions and words.
  • Honest – The student communicates truthfully and in a respectful way with classmates, teachers, staff and refrains from dishonesty in completing academic work.
  • Committed to success – The student strives for success in all they do and works to the best of their ability.

Grade 6

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Liam Castellane, sixth grade Student of the Month at C. J. Hooker Middle School.

Liam Castellane  – We are proud to choose Liam as student of the month because he exemplifies all the qualities a leader should have!  He is very kind, respectful, and friendly towards everyone! He is always willing to help others. He comes to school prepared and ready to learn.  He works hard to succeed! Liam is a very positive person who loves life!

Camryn Krauss is a self-motivated and well-rounded young lady who puts forth her best effort in everything she does, both in school and in her personal time.Though quiet in her demeanor, she leads by example and is a positive role model for those around her.  She is willing to step up and help whenever it is needed and always demonstrates respect and kindness. All of these things make Camryn a great choice for student of the month.

Alma Nangoi  is an extremely bright, kind, and responsible young adult.  She is always thoughtful when dealing with other students. Her efforts in class make her a great role model for other students. It is a pleasure to recognize Alma as student of the month!

Abigayle Mathys comes to school every day with a smile and a “good morning” to her teachers. Abigayle always tries her best and comes to class prepared and ready to learn. Abigayle has a positive attitude and even if something is difficult for her, she tries. Abigayle is always willing to help out a classmate or her teachers. She often stays after school to work on assignments without being asked. For these reasons, Abigayle is being nominated as one of February’s Student of the Month.

Special Areas: Paige Raquet  is a hard working student that always stays on task and has a positive attitude every day. She is a great role model for others around her. She is very deserving of this honor!

Grade 7

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Forrest Mitterbauer is a friendly and pleasant young man, who possesses an easy-going nature.  He is on-time to classes, prepared and has a strong sense of responsibility, which helps him to be successful.  Forrest is open to constructive feedback, whether it be from peers or teachers. He also enjoys a healthy debate as he actively participates! Keep up the great work! Congratulations, Forrest, on earning recognition as one of C.J. Hooker’s Students of the Month!

Gwen Pucciarelli is a kind and hard-working young lady.  Gwen is always on task in her classes and consistently puts forth her best effort.  She holds herself to high standards beyond the classroom as well and is an ideal student athlete.  Gwen carries herself with a quiet confidence and maturity that makes her a great role model for her peers.  Congrats Gwen on this much deserved recognition!

Katie Kelly is a diligent, hard worker. She puts forth her best effort on everything she does. She comes to school with a smile and makes teaching her an absolute joy. She is kind to her fellow students and a light to her teachers.

 Special Areas: Aiden Thornell shows great musical enthusiasm and a willingness to help teachers and peers.  He is polite, kind, and a hard worker. He is making great improvements with his cello playing in orchestra!

Grade 8

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Gabriella Ukejianya is a kind, respectful, and diligent student who is committed to doing her best each day.  She works well with her classmates, contributes to discussion, and isn’t afraid to ask questions in order to gain a deeper understanding of the content being studied.  Gabriella is always aiming for success and is a positive role model for her peers. Congratulations to Gabriella!

Nicasandra Chan is a bright and diligent young lady who is very insightful.  She is well poised and well disciplined and takes advantage of every opportunity to grow her understanding and appreciation of all of her subjects.  Nica is relentless in her pursuit of excellence and finds great success in and out of the classroom. She is genuine in her efforts and sets a bright example for other students.  It is with great confidence and pleasure that we highly recommend Nica for this prestigious award.

Timothy Hartley is a polite, friendly, and hardworking student.  He is an active class participant and always strives to do his best in all of his classes.  Tim enjoys telling jokes and participating in after school activities. Keep up the great work, Tim!

Special Areas: Camilla Santos is a compassionate, hardworking student. She is always willing to help other students as well as any adults around. She puts effort into anything she does and is focused on doing her best. Her respectful and courteous behavior is a great example for others around her to follow. She leads by what she does. Camilla is very deserving of this honor!