Yough directors honor Klobucar
The Yough School Board, along with members of the administration, staff and students, paid tribute to H.W. Good Elementary School teacher Jennifer Klobucar.
Klobucar was one of 12 finalists for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. She was accompanied to the three-day Teacher of the Year event in Hershey by her family, Superintendent Janet Sardon, H. W. Good Elementary principal Amy Larcinese and the Vilchek family. Natalie Vilchek, one of Klobucar's students, submitted the nomination of Klobucar for Teacher of the Year.
Natalie was present at the board meeting and read the speech that she presented at the Hershey event which took place at the beginning of December.
She gave examples of Klobucar's creative teaching methods, including the annual Colonial Village.
Natalie said, “She (Klobucar) told me she loves teaching because it provides her the opportunity to be a life-long learner.”
“She is not only a great teacher, but a great person,” she said.
Also presented at last week's meeting was a slide show of the Teacher of the Year event in Hershey created by fellow teacher Doug Kasic.
Superintendent Sardon presented Klobucar with a plaque that included a newspaper article, photo and inscription that read, “In recognition and appreciation of the dedication, the energy, the commitment and the teaching innovations of Jennifer Klobucar, a Top 12 Finalist for PA Teacher of the Year.”
Klobucar said, “It was a very humbling experience for me. It was exciting as well. I could not be more proud to represent the Yough School District.”
In regular business, the board accepted the resignation for retirement purposes of Keith Reidmiller, principal of West Newton Elementary School, effective June 30.
The board also accepted the resignation of Erna Carpenter as varsity cheerleader sponsor.
Rachel Peebles was approved as a volunteer middle school softball coach.
William S. Zirkle is an editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-872-6800.
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