Congratulations to Mr. Gary Winkleman our 2018 School #3 Teacher of the Year
Mr. Gary Winkleman was selected as the School #3 Teacher of the Year. This is his sixth year of teaching 7th grade science. Mr. Winkleman preaches to his students that it is ok to make mistakes, by saying, “the only failure is not trying again.” Mr. Winkleman has been a founding force in our I-Steam initiative with his enrichment course and his after-school Imagination Maker Club. Mr. Winkleman is also our head baseball coach and is dedicated to building a community of educators and positive school culture.
Mrs. Hayley DelRossi- School #2 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Hayley DelRossi our School #2 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Hayley Del Rossi was selected as the School #2 teacher of the Year. This is her fourth year as a 3rd grade teacher. Mrs. Del Rossi is a rock star teacher who has led our writer’s and reader’s workshop initiatives. She was also our drama club director and assistant field hockey coach. Mrs. Del Rossi has the unique ability to instill a deep love for reading and writing in her students. Mrs. Del Rossi is truly an unsung hero, while battling breast cancer this past year, she never missed a beat as an educator. She has taught the entire Southampton community about perseverance, positivity, and courage.
Mrs. Nola Tosti- School #1 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Nola Tosti our School #1 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Nola Tosti was selected as the School #1 Teacher of the Year. This is her twelfth year in our district and tenth year as a kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Tosti takes her students from learning their letters and numbers and develops them into fluent young readers and writers, all while juggling tying shoes, wiping noses, and giving hugs. Mrs. Tosti is a lead-by-example teacher in our school as a lead teacher for our reader’s and writer’s workshop programs. She has invited teachers into her classroom to learn from her and is the go-to organizer for the field trips and many other kindergarten activities.