Category: School

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mrs. Edwina Mills

Author: Susan Mallard
Teacher's name: Mrs. Edwina Mills
Teacher's school: Mount Pearl Junior High

Almost twelve years ago, I was beginning junior high at Mount Pearl Intermediate. Like many young people at that age, I was struggling immensely to figure out who I was, and where I fit in. What didn’t help my situation was that I had been the victim of bullying for two years before and sadly, […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Ms. Blackmore

Author: Samantha Churchill
Teacher's name: Ms. Blackmore
Teacher's school: Queen Elizabeth High

I was very lucky to have Ms. Blackmore for all three years of high school. She would always try to make everybody happy with her positive energy and her fun outgoing attitude, it was a very comfortable environment to be in and I always looked forward to going to her class and knew that if […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mrs. Heather Lewis

Author: Darion Wells
Teacher's name: Mrs. Heather Lewis
Teacher's school: Queen Elizabeth High

Dear Mrs. Lewis, In more ways than one, you made not only mine but my friend’s experiences at QE an easier couple years. Although I only joined choir my second year at QE, that made me wish that I had joined sooner. Even though (I won’t lie) sometimes I didn’t want to go to choir […]

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Thank you, Mr. William Hull

Author: Warren Lushman
Teacher's name: Mr. William Hull
Teacher's school: Corner Brook Regional High

When I entered back into the school system, after spending an extensive period of time in hospital, I thought my life would go back to normal. But, I was wrong. There were complications from what happened to me, while in the hospital, which caused me to have troubles with reading and writing. Due to these […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mr. Derrick Baker & Mrs. Krista Baker

Author: Kristin Piercey
Teacher's name: Mr. Derrick Baker & Mrs. Krista Baker
Teacher's school: Fitzgerald Academy

I’d like to send special thanks to both Mr. and Mrs. Baker. They have both inspired and encouraged me to be the best that I can and to do the best that I can throughout my High School years. You both have taught me, supported me, and guided me and you both have touched my […]

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Thank you, Mr. Blundon

Author: Kayla Hiscock
Teacher's name: Scott Blundon
Teacher's school: Queen Elizabeth High

Thank you, Mr. Scott Blundon. I spent 3 extremely important years in high school, with you. There are so many things that I never got a chance to thank you for, so here is my chance to make up for that. Thank you for sticking with me through endless talks about the most extreme things; […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mme Mercer

Author: Mitchell Mercer
Teacher's name: Mme Sara Mercer ( Moody)
Teacher's school: Topsail Elementary

Thank You, Mme Mercer. Mme Mercer is a truly amazing, caring teacher. She was always there to help and give encouragement while Mitchell was struggling grade 4 reading. She took her own personal time to help with reading in both English and French, and even gave up some lunch periods to help. Extra reading material […]

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Thank you, Ms. Grudich

Author: Taylor Malone
Teacher's name: Paula Grudich
Teacher's school: Corner Brook Regional High

When I moved from the big city of Ottawa into the small town of Corner Brook, I didn’t know a soul. It was hard having to finish my last two years of high school in such a small community and having to start all over again. I didn’t fit in as well as I had […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mr. Strickland

Author: Kristin Piercey
Teacher's name: Mr. Keith Strickland
Teacher's school: Fitzgerald Academy

I’d like to thank Mr. Strickland for all of his wonderful help and support while going through High School, especially in my Senior Year. You have not only taught me in school, but you have inspired me to always work harder and to always follow my dreams. Every time I would go into his classroom, […]

Teachers change lives every day

Thank you, Mr. White

Author: Johanna Coffin (newly Morris)
Teacher's name: Darren White
Teacher's school: G. C. Rowe Junior High

It’s kind of hard to know where to start with Mr. White. I will say that I was very surprised to see that he hadn’t made this page yet. He’s special as a teacher, right off the bat, because if you enjoyed band in grade seven and decided to continue on with it for junior […]