CJH names May Students of the Month

Middle school students smiling holding up certificates in a hallway under a sign that says "Your future is bright."

The C.J. Hooker Middle School announced its Students of the Month for March. Students of the Month are:

  • 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; and
  • Committed to success – The student strives for success in all they do and works to the best of their ability.

Grade 6

Sebastian Mendez has worked hard in all of his subjects! He is very good at getting his homework done on time! He often is willing to participate in his classes. Sebastian is very kind and friendly to his peers and his teachers. He is a great role model, and he is respectful to everyone! Great job, Sebastian!

Cecilia Boesch is the star student of the Yellow Team this month! She’s mature, responsible, focused, and always ready to help out. Whether it’s tackling her own tasks with care or lending a hand to classmates, Cecilia’s got it covered. Her ability to stay on track and support others makes our classrooms a better place. Way to go, Cecilia!

Gabryel Fernandez is a kind, friendly, hard working student. He is always willing to lend a helping hand to adults and peers alike. Gabe is responsible when it comes to completing his assignments and he consistently works hard to do his best. He has a sense of humor, a ready smile and a personality that makes him a good person and a good role model. Congratulations, Gabe!

Special Areas

Haley McGuire is a wonderful musician and student that sets a great example for others to follow. She continues to have a willingness to always do her very best in all she does, especially in chorus and other areas of music. Haley continues to be enthusiastic each and every day and is an absolute pleasure to teach. Nice job!

Grade 7

Alexander Ali is a polite, responsible, and honest individual who consistently demonstrates positive behavior in both academic and social settings. He exhibits a strong work ethic and sets a good example for his peers through his dedication to learning and his willingness to help others. In class, Alex willingly assists fellow students, fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment. One of his most notable traits is his openness to feedback. He actively seeks guidance to improve his work and readily accepts constructive criticism. This growth mindset not only benefits his own academic development but also encourages a culture of continuous improvement among his classmates. Overall, Alex is a well-rounded student who embodies the qualities of a dedicated learner and a supportive peer. Congratulations and keep up the great work!

Fatoumata Balde is a polite and respectful young lady. Fatou follows directions, pays attention and asks questions when necessary.  She is a hard-worker and it really shows! Although Fatou is new to Goshen this year, she is adjusting beautifully and finding lots of success. We’re so glad you’re here, Fatou, and we look forward to your future achievements. Keep up the great work and congratulations on earning May’s Student of the Month!

Special Areas

Matthew Castillo Valencia is an outstanding singer, student, and musician! He always sets a great example for others to follow in class. He continues to be extremely dedicated and continues to strive for excellence. Matthew always has a smile on his face, a great attitude, and always greets you with a “hello”! Congratulations on this well deserved honor!!

Grade 8

Dante Mazerolle is a smart, determined and considerate young man. He is constantly looking to improve and is unrelenting in his effort to do so. He asks questions, demonstrates quiet confidence, has a good sense of humor, is always appropriate and relates well to adults and his peers. Dante demonstrates a positive character, works well with others and helps others to achieve their best. He is an excellent example for his peers and brings a positive energy to class. He is genuinely motivated and works hard to do and be his best.

Mary Winship is a patient, thoughtful, and honest student who is committed to doing her best each day. She is very creative, always comes to class with a positive attitude, and actively participates in class. Mary’s effort and the respect she demonstrates towards others is to be commended. Congratulations, Mary!

Gabriel Martinez is a respectful and responsible student who is committed to academic success. Gabe always comes to class prepared, works diligently on  assignments, and although quiet during class, collaborates well with his classmates. Gabe is a kind, caring young man and it is a pleasure to recommend him for Student of the Month. Congratulations, Gabe!!!

Special Areas

Lauren Henderson is a multi talented young lady who embodies the attributes of Student of the Month. As an honor student, outstanding musician, and talented artist, she shines brightly in everything that she undertakes, and does so with a positive attitude and smile. Her quest for excellence, humble demeanor, and concern for others help her serve as a  role model for her peers. Congratulations  to Lauren on your many successes here at CJ Hooker!!