September: Mr Ron Patten - Math Dept
"Mr Patten is always helpful whenever I need something...he will stop what he is doing to answer my questions. He also works hard to help his students learn and allows them to have a good time do so. He incorporates meaningful projects/examples in to his lessons so that students get a hands on/real life approach ...giving students a good grasp of the concepts being taught"
"Mr Patten regularly asks coworkers how their day is going and constantly checks on others to offer help if needed. His students love his class and the positive energy he brings with him. He is knowledgeable and friendly to all and provides a wonderful example as the way an educator is supposed to be".
October: Mr Robert Helma - Theater and Chorus
"Mr Helma is a constant safe place and inspiration for his students and colleagues."
"Mr Helma is inspiring to all students and pushes them to learn and be themselves."
November: Mrs Holly Specht - Physical Education
"Holly is one of the hardest working teachers in this school. She does all the work for the home ball games and helps with laundry and still teaches games and activities with the students. She is very deserving!!""Holly is flexible, hardworking and kind. She makes choices based on what is right for her students!"
January: Mrs Susan Wagoner - Math Dept
"Commited to students. Works hard to make math fun"
"She is very patient and effective in working with diverse learners"
"Cooperative and kind; goes above and beyond"
February: Ms Ashley Pittman - Exceptional Children's Dept"She is a team player and always helpful to students and other teachers. She always makes sure everyone has what they need and often puts others needsabove her own. ""She goes above and beyond what is required of her job. She truly does everything she can to meet the needs of every student. ""She goes above and beyond for students every day. She shows up for work early each day and has students retesting and working before school starts. As I am writing this she is still administering the ACT continued from yesterday and I haven't heard her complain once! Great teacher for the kids at WLHS."