Week Of April 5, 2021
One thing that we have learned during this pandemic is that technology is essential to staying connected and the development of our students. Over time, the demand and needs continued to grow. Mr. Ahmed made himself readily available to families and staff, helping them navigate our new normal. It is safe to say, that the transition that we have made would not be as smooth without him.
Mr. Ahmed, you are a hero!
The spotlight for the week of April 12th
Ms. Vanessa Rozon
Middle School Special Education Teacher
This week spotlight goes to Ms. Vanessa Rozon who not only teaches, but serves and an advocate for the success of each and every student to ensure that they get the best education possible. Behind the scenes, she gives her time to the beautification of the school community, staff training, implementing intervention services. Pre COVID, when there was no one to coach the middle school sports, she did them all.
Ms.Vanessa, you are a hero at BSSWA and our students are better because of you.
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The spotlight for the week of May 3rd.
Ms. Susan Bobb
High School Guidance Counselor
When we talk about people going above and beyond, Ms. Bobb embodies this quality to its core. Beyond COVID, she has been a staunch advocate for the success of the students at BSSWA. From planning college trips to career explorations, she has always continued to keep the students best interest in mind.
During COVID, Ms. Bobb makes her self readily available to students and families day or night and on the weekends. She always provides a listening ear and never complains about the work that she does.
Ms. Bobb, you are a hero.
The Staff Spotlight for the Week of May 10th goes to Ms. A.
12th Grade English Teacher & Senior Advisor
Ms. A is the 12th grade ELA teacher at BSSWA and during COVID she has served as the Senior Advisor. Not only does she push the students academically (and boy does she push them), but she inspires them to take ownership of making the most out of their senior year. She coordinates weekly Senior Committee meetings, has helped to organize the virtual move night and many other events during the year. She regards every student with great expectations and provides them with the resources that they need to be successful. They appreciate her for it and so do we!
Ms.A, thank you for being a hero!
The Staff Spotlight for the week of May 24th goes to none other than our very own, Ms. Monsie. She holds the title of Social Worker but she is so much more than one title can describe. During COVID, she understood how much the middle school children at BSSWA had been impacted, not only financially, but socially as well. To ensure that children had an outlet and understood how they could control their emotions, she initiated and co planned several self care activities that specifically targeted our students. The activities include but are not limited to middle school SEL in-person Monthly calendar of activities in which students in rotation will make sugar scrubs, essential oil sprays, and participate in other mindfulness activities with the support of the GK team. She manages, organizes, and distributes materials to SEL providers and ensures that all MS in-person students are given the opportunity to engage in these exercises. She has gone above and beyond to support and advocate for students especially during this school year while creating opportunities to nurture the social emotional wellbeing of students the heart of her work.
Ms. Monsie, you are truly a hero! Thank you for being apart of our BSSWA family.