Students first
Oct 09, 2013 | 1614 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
To the Editor:

On September 3, the 2013-2014 school year began with the faculty meeting the administrators in the Bayonne High School auditorium. The agenda included the following: 1.That our students surpassed the scores on N.J. mandated tests; 2. That it be documented that no other school had seniors accepted to all but two Ivy League universities; 3. That the graduates earned $17,000,000 in scholarships; 4. That BHS was recognized for having AP scholars; and 5. That an Arts and Scholars special academy was initiated.

All of the above is quite impressive and should neither be overlooked nor underestimated. Yet in a lengthy and a wordy Mayor’s column in your newspaper, titled “School days again” the word “teacher” never appeared! This is curious and disappointing. I guess the faculty and administration espouse students first. Whereas the Board of Estimate does not or did I miss something?


Guidance Counselor

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