Teachers change lives every day

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Teachers change lives every day

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Teachers change lives every day

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Teachers change lives every day

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Teachers change lives every day

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So many of us have had great teachers – those that have inspired and encouraged us, and changed our lives for the better. Their influence on us extends beyond the classroom and into our community, enriching our whole province.

Here are some stories from people whose lives have been changed by their teachers. If you have a story you’d like to share about a special school teacher, write it or add a video on our share your story page. We’ll put it in our gallery celebrating the amazing educators we have in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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  • Mike Fardy
    Thank you, Donna Mills
  • Margaret Taylor
    Thank you, Miss Petten
  • Mallory Gillespie
    Thank you, Mr. Jarvis
  • Matthew Sheppard
    Thank you, Ms. Doucette
  • Charlene Blake
    Thank you, Mrs. Joyce & Mr. MacGillivray
  • Julia Anne Hickey
    Thank you, Mr. Thomas
  • Jennifer Reid
    Thank you, Ms. Wrice.
  • Dakshita Jagota
    Thank you, Mr. Williams
  • D'Arcy Butler
    Thank you, Mr. Coffey
  • Vicki Murphy
    Thank you, Mrs. Stratton
  • Ruth Lawrence
    A very special teacher
  • Rhonda Tulk-Lane
    Thank you, Holy Cross Elementary
  • Shae-Lynn H
    Thank you, Mrs. Clancy
  • Zachary LeShane
    Thank you, Mrs. AuCoin
  • Geraldine Hollett
    Thank you, Mr. Hackett
  • Julia Hickey
    Thank You, Ms. Daniels
  • Sarah Hardiman
    Thank you, Mr. Beauchamp
  • Christina Gillingham
    Mr. Goulding, my music teacher
  • Alicia Decker-Gushue
    Thank you, Mrs. Saunders
  • Julia Hickey
    Thank you, Ms. Hamshere
  • Lisa Dunne
    Thank you, Mrs. Blundon
  • Alicia Linthorne
    Thank you, Mr. Simms
  • Amanda Carter
    Thank you, Ms. Mercer
  • Meghan Owens
    Thank you, Ms. MacLeod
  • Kayla Hiscock
    Thank You, Mr. Blundon
  • Asha Whiteway
    Thank you, Mr. Fillier
  • Kristen Peach
    Thank you, Ms. Delahunty
  • Kaitlyn Dwyer
    Thank you, Ms. Kelly
  • Billie Brown
    Thank you, Mrs. Martin
  • Johanna Coffin (newly Morris)
    Thank you, Mr. White
  • Kayla Colbert
    Thank you, Mr. Wall
  • Tina Traverse
    Thank you, Mr. Linehan
  • Charlene Power
    Thank you, Mrs. Tobin
  • Danessa Ryan-Pike
    Thank you, Ms. Payne
  • Celeste Delaney-Loughrey
    Thank you, Miss McCarthy-Doyle
  • Karleena Squires
    Thank you, Mr. Zwicker
  • Takara Lockyer
    Thank you, Ms. Walsh
  • Jennifer Sharron Gill
    Mrs. Pinksen made Gr. 3 special
  • Kristen Bumstead
    Thank you, Ms. Norman.
  • Mark Harvey
    Thank you, Mr. McGrath
  • Lisa and Leonard Mackey
    Thank you, Ms. Lee
  • Debbie Bellows
    A favourite memory
  • Faith Bursey
    Thank you, Mr. Warren
  • Elaine Walsh
    Thank you, Miss Stowe
  • Taylor Malone
    Thank you, Ms. Grudich
  • Chad Reardon
    Thank you, Mrs. Ward
  • Warren Lushman
    Thank You, Mr. William Hull
  • Ashley Hayward
    Thank you, Mrs. Walsh
  • Brian Harvey
    Thank you to my son’s teacher, Ms. Hickman
  • Alaina Scott (Chapman)
    Mr. Vardy went above and beyond.
  • Casey Delaney
    Thank you, Mr. Combden
  • Katherine Brooks
    Thank you, Mr. Connors
  • Tara c.
    Thank you, Mr. Park.
  • K.S.
    Thank you, Mr. Critch
  • Samantha Weir-Fillier
    Thank you, Ms. Barnable
  • Tara Bradbury
    Thank-you, Mrs. Howell
  • Emily Fitzgerald
    Thank you, Ms. Doucette
  • Andrew Furey
    Thank you, Mrs. Dunne
  • Donna Gibbons
    Lifetime influence
  • Hannah Lear
    Thank you, Mr. Warren
  • Carlson Way
    Thank you, Mr. King
  • Caitlin Newell
    Thank you, Ms. Gibbons
  • Samantha Griffiths
    Thank you, Mr. Pittman
  • Julie Brocklehurst
    Thank you to my son’s teachers
  • Brittany Corbett
    Thank you, Mrs. Simms
  • Justine Green
    Thank you, Mr. Hynes
  • Keelee Pham
    Thank you, Mr. Simms
  • Jennifer and Jack Densmore
    Thank you, Ms. Burton
  • Liam Dawson
    Thank you, Ms. Taylor
  • Ann Perry (nee Kelland)
    Thank you, Mr. Smith
  • Kimberly Lilly
    Thank you, Ms Whelan
  • Sherry Finch
    Thank you, Mme Appleby
  • Kelsey Burry
    Thank you, Mrs. Waterman
  • Albert Wakely
    Thank you, Mr. Churchill
  • Mitchel Snelgrove
    Thank you, Ms. Deer
  • Lisa Kehoe
    Thank you, Mrs. Smyth
  • Dawn Patten-Scott
    Thank you, Mr. Hurley
  • Nathan Doucette
    Thank you, Mr. Kettle
  • Megan Stuckless
    Thank you, Mr. Spurrell
  • Gerard Lowe
    Thank you, Mr. Costello
  • Kisha Jacobs
    Thank you, Mrs. Cleary
  • Katie Keats
    Thank you, Mr. Trimm
  • Julie Brocklehurst
    Kelly Lucas and Penny Fitzpatrick
  • Rod Howell
    Thank you, Mr. Lewis
  • Kristen Head
    Thank you, Mrs. Spracklin
  • Michael Pickard
    Thank you, Mr. McDonald
  • McKenzie McHugh
    Thank you, Mr. Warren
  • Emily Cousins
    Thank you, Ms. Doucette
  • Pamela Kendell-White
    Thank you, Mr. Snelgrove
  • Liam Dawson
    Thank you, Ms. Taylor
  • Jessica Kean
    Thank you, Mrs. Beresford
  • Dean Ingram
    Thank you, Mrs. Drover
  • Danielle Larmon
    Thank you, Mr. Power
  • Johanna Elliott
    Thank you, Mr. Gibbons
  • Ryan Gates
    Thank you, Mr. Piercey
  • Jessica Bromley
    Thank you, Mrs. Foley
  • Kaila LeDrew
    Thank you, Ms. Sheehan
  • Mary S. Devereaux
    Mrs. Stamp challenged me to the limit
  • Leslie Ann Ryan
    Thank you, Mr. Abbott
  • Dylan Baggs
    Thank you. Mrs. Dawe
  • Justin Pearcey
    Thank you, Mr. Tilley
  • Abigail Bishop
    Thank you, Mr. Sheppard
  • Taylor Smith
    Thank you, Ms. Hiscock
  • Gillian O'Rourke
    Thank you, Mrs. Pearce
  • Kate McLeod
    Thank you, Ms. Philpott
  • Lindsay Coates
    Thank you, Mrs Warren
  • Mitchell Mercer
    Thank you, Mme Mercer
  • Nici Parsons
    Thank you, Mr. Fillier
  • Maddie Mills
    Thank you, Ms. Luby
  • Asha Whiteway
    Thank you, Mrs. Whelan
  • Rhonda Robbins
    Thank you, Mr. Stentaford
  • Emily W.
    Thank you, Ms. Sauve
  • Alex Wells
    Thank you, Ms. Kennedy
  • Dawn Murphy
    Thank you, Mr. Fitz
  • Katie Dunn
    Thank you, Mrs. Hare
  • Nicole Gibson
    Thank you, Mrs. Pelley
  • Zack Clarke
    Thank you, Ms. Haire
  • Joanne (Quinlan) Boyd
    Mr. Lannon, we thank you
  • Sarah McGrath
    Thank you, Mr. Perry
  • Bonnie Hobbs
    To John and Nancy Elkins
  • Asha Whiteway
    Thank you, Mrs. Hogan
  • Kelsey Clarke
    Thank you, Ms. Sheehan
  • Andrea Coombs
    Thank you, Mr. Norris
  • Mike
    Sister Mary Jellybean
  • Jillian Tuck
    Thank you, Mr. Jackman
  • Tess Burke
    Thank you, Mr. Norman
  • John Edwards
    Thank you, Mr. Starks
  • Stacy Hibbs
    Thank you, Mr. Dinn
  • Melissa Power
    Thank you, Mrs. Short
  • Jamie Roberts
    Thank you, Mrs. Hunt
  • Courtney Bowering
    Thank you, Mr. Wheeler
  • Victoria Wadden
    Thank you, Mr. Chiasson
  • Robyn Foley
    Thank you, Mr. Paul Quigley
  • Kim Power
    Thank you, Mr. Batstone
  • Krista Bailey
    A thank you to my daughter’s teacher, Ms. Hodder
  • Victoria Stone
    Thank you, Mme Maloney
  • Elizabeth Butt
    Thank you, Mrs. Mullett
  • Heather Tobin
    Mr. Woolgar, a one-in-a-million teacher
  • Tiffany Howell
    Thank you, Mrs. Slade
  • Adrienne Deering
    Thank you, Mr. Warren
  • Jeremy Snow
    Thank you, Mrs. Hardy
  • Cheryl Holmes (Mercer)
    Thank you, Mr. Vokey
  • Vanessa Garnier
    Mr. Carberry was awesome
  • Joanne Moore
    Thank you, Mr. Locke
  • Heather Hoskins
    Thank you, Mrs. Mullett
  • Brianne Scott
    Thank you, Mr. Trimm
  • Danessa Pike
    Thank you, Mr. Perchard
  • Alice C
    The one-and-only, Mr. Dinn
  • Jennifer Ellis
    Mary Tremblett & Madonna Kelly
  • Tiffany Howell
    Thank you, Dr. Lane
  • Janet O'Reilly
    Thank you, Mr. Byrd
  • Sophia Williams and Luke Rowe
    Thank you, Mr. Bowden
  • Leann Bickford
    Thank you, Mr. Elliott
  • Jessica
    Thank you, Mr. Ralph, Mr. Jarvis & Mrs. Whelan
  • Tiffany Canning
    Thank you, Mr. Casey
  • Mj Flynn
    Thank you, Ms. Delahunty
  • Nathaniel Wells
    Thank you, Mrs. Cleary-Haire
  • Liam Wight
    Thank you, Mr. Johnston
  • Chelsea Woolridge
    Thank you, Ms. Cooper
  • Gary Wadden
    Thank you, Mr. Best
  • Kristin Piercey
    Thank You, Mr. Derrick Baker & Mrs. Krista Baker
  • Jenelle Welshman
    Thank you, Ms. O’Brien
  • Kristin Piercey
    Thank you, Mr. Strickland
  • Teresina Benoit
    Mrs. Abbott: Thank you.
  • Morgan Sheppard
    Thank you, Mr. Yetman
  • Jillian Bishop
    Thank you, Mrs. Leamon
  • Bobbi (Smith) Rees
    Thank you, Mr. Lane.
  • Jennifer Kennedy
    Thank you, Mrs. Shortall
  • Kelsey H
    Thank you, Mr. Power
  • Yvette Hynes (Declan's mom)
    Thank you, Mr. Woolgar