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Faculty/Staff and Student of the Month

Please help us congratulate Ms. Mayada Muhareb for being nominated as Innovation High School's Teacher of the Month.
 
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“I feel very lucky to be teaching at Innovation High school, where I have the opportunity to share my knowledge with such amazing students—but I feel even luckier to work with incredible teachers and staff who have supported me since I stepped foot in Innovation. Thank you!” 
 
Below are a few kind words shared by her colleagues:
- "Starting off as a teacher is always difficult, starting during a pandemic is downright impossible. May has handled this better than anyone could have imagined. Keep it up!"
- "Technically, this is her first official year teaching and can't imagine how difficult it must be to manage both the first year of a new career AND adjusting to online instruction. May is handling it like a pro!"
- "May has been an absolute pleasure to work with. She came in last year and willingly took over a whole schedule in the middle of the year and did such an amazing job. She has continuously wants to learn and share her knowledge with her students."
- "Mayada has been such a great addition to our Innovation family. I think the hard work she has put in during this time virtually teaching, especially as a first year teacher is something to be recognized."
 
Congratulations Ms. Muhareb!
 
 

This December, we recognize our TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Please help us congratulate Ms. Maria Awad for being nominated as Innovation High School's Teacher of the Year! 

Awad"No matter how challenging our circumstances get, I will never regret choosing education as my career path. Teaching at Innovation High School has been a blessing and very rewarding to watch our students continue to grow." - Ms. Awad

Below are a few kind words shared by her colleagues:
- "Maria is hardworking, is always on point and prepared, is always there to help any student or staff member, and has been a gem in the math department!"
- "Over and over again, Ms. Awad has been a shining example of hard work and determination. She's always concerned with the students' well-being and goes above and beyond to provide for students whenever she can. She is a great teacher in class and even better person out of class."
- "Ms. Awad does an excellent job leading her department. She encourages and supports all teachers in any way she can."
- Ms. Awad, has stepped up to the plate and continues to display effective leadership skills. Keep up the good work."
 
Congratulations Ms. Awad on being nominated for Innovation High School's TEACHER OF THE YEAR! 
 
 

DECEMBER - STUDENT OF THE MONTH
(By Grade Level)

 

9th Grade - Christian Meza

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Congratulations Christian on being recognized as 9th Grade Student of the Month. Your teachers shout you out for having "academic Excellence in all subjects, well-rounded student". Your hard work and positive attitude do not go unnoticed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10th Grade - Ali IshageAI

Congratulations Ali on being recognized as 10th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:
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Ali has maintained academic achievement while overcoming several challenges brought his way. He has shown great dedication and excellence in all classes. No matter the situation, he continues to attend class, engage in the lessons, and communicates with his teachers and peers."

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11th Grade - Jenna Espedilla JE

Congratulations Jenna on being recognized as 11th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:
       "Always contributes and always on task."
       "An overall outstanding student!"
       "An absolute pleasure to have in class."

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12th Grade - Mira Rezik 
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Congratulations Mira on being recognized as 12th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:
    "+100 average in AP Physics."
     "Mira continues to show academic success, strong attendance and participation through virtual classes, as well as displays the Habits of Mind and Core Values. She is truly a dedicated and diligent student who takes ownership of her learning."

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 Please join me in congratulating Mr. Jim Benedetto as Innovation High School's Teacher of the Month! Congratulations Mr. B! You are a phenomenal individual and teacher
Mr. B

"I want to thank all my colleagues for the honor of this title "Teacher for the Month". I am certainly blessed to  have the kindest, hardworking and most intelligent group of people at Innovation and it is truly amazing how we have all worked together through these difficult times and all the years prior. The words "resilient" rings out to me to describe how we have all handled all endeavors. I am certainly proud of our school and the education we provide with the highest regard. The words "resilient colleagues " rings out to me to describe the dedication, teamwork and collaboration everyone always exemplifies." - Mr. Benedetto 

 
 
Below are a few kind words shared by his colleagues:
- "Jim has handled virtual learning masterfully. He's staying on top of contacting parents/guardians making sure they are aware of their child's progress in their classes."
- "Jim is working hard to teach his class virtually and doing a great job!"
- "Jim is an asset to the 9th grade team. He advocates for his students and always reaches out to support his colleagues."
 

Congratulations Mr. Benedetto on being nominated for Innovation High School's TEACHER OF THE MONTH!

February - STUDENT OF THE MONTH
(By Grade Level)

9th Grade - Angeline Chavarria 

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Congratulations Angeline on being recognized as this month's Student of the Month! Your peers and teachers are very proud of you and would love to celebrate this recognization with you. Below are a few words: 
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Excels in all her classes, respectful, and participates"

- "Pleasure to have in class and inspires those around"
- " Angeline works hard to succeed and we are looking forward to her being a part of her growth and success over the next four years at IHS" 

 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 

10th Grade - Victoria Allione           VA

Congratulations Victoria on being recognized as 10th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:

- "Victoria is a pleasure to have in ELA 3. She makes a point to participate in class discussions and volunteers to take on roles when we're reading plays in class. In addition, I can always count on Victoria's projects to be thorough and creative. She deserves the recognition of Student of the Month!" ~Ms. Quinn

- "Victoria is awesome in my class. She participates, asks GREAT questions, and is super reliable!!" ~KP

- "Victoria exhibits qualities of a strong student with great work ethics and a positive attitude. She is hard working, has good attendance, participates in all classes, completes all of her work, and is strong academically." ~Dr. Faison and Mr. Zhang

- "Overall, Victoria is a great influence to her peers and is a model student. She exhibits wonderful skills as a student and a young lady." ~ 10th Grade Teachers

 




11th Grade - ColbyReedCR

Congratulations Colby on being recognized as 11th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:

- "An overall outstanding student!"

- "Always contributes and always on task"- "Colby has taken on the challenging task of online learning and tackled it in an impressive way. She continously participated and seeks help when needed" - "Continue the amazing work Colby! We are proud of you and all your hard work" 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12th Grade - John Figueras
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Congratulations John on being recognized as 12th Grade Student of the Month. Below are a few words shared by your teachers collectively:
- "John continues to be a model student in his classes. He actively participates throughout class activities and proves to be an expert in his AP courses with high GPAs." 
- "John works hard in his classes and is a pleasure to have"
- "Over the course of the month, John has worked hard to build a strong work habit and create the best possible experience for online learning"