Tuesday, June 12, 2012
School board honors teachers from each school.
The end of the school year is a time to celebrate and honor achievement. That’s what the Board of Education did at its meeting Monday night. "This is one of my favorite meetings of the year,” Superintendent of Schools Jorden Schiff said as he helped to introduce the district’s teachers of the year. Top among those honored was Hillsborough High School Spanish teacher Cynthia Sobreyra who not only was named the district’s teacher of the year, but Somerset County’s teacher of the year. She is now eligible to be New Jersey’s teacher of the year. “People do not realize she is not a native speaker of Spanish,” high school principal Karen Bingert said. "She is a true professional,” Bingert added. “Hillsborough High School is lucky to call her our…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Hillsborough High School Spanish teacher named county's top educator.
To win one Teacher of the Year award is a huge enough honor for any educator. How about if, like Hillsborough High School Spanish teacher Cynthia Sobreyra, you win three? Sobreyra was named the teacher of the year at the high school, in the district and throughout all of Somerset County. “It’s been the biggest honor of my life,” Sobreyra said. It started with the Hillsborough High School Teacher of the Year Award. Sobreyra was nominated by her colleagues and received an outpouring of support from her students en route to her first award of the year. “Within the school, first you’re nominated. I was lucky enough to be nominated by several colleagues in the World Language Department,” Sobreyra said. “Also, a whole bunch of students signed a …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Scholarships, robotics and teacher milestones among those noted by superintendent.
Hillsborough Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jorden Schiff had a long list of individuals in the district who were recently recognized for outstanding accomplishment, and he shared them at the board of education's meeting on Monday night. Students, teaachers and teams were all on the list.