Dr. Galiana said, “Briana Palmore is one of my favorites students in HHS!! She is always smiling and she is the definition of a student athlete. Great grades and a superb team mate!! Way to go Briana!! =)”
“One of my favorite classes to visit is Mrs. Platte‘s classes. Mrs. Platte is an awesome teacher and she works hard to help the students hone their talents in vocal music!! Kudos!! =)” said Dr. Galiana.
Emilee Tsiskakis, sophomore, said Mrs. Papamichael, English teacher, “always seems to care about her students.”
Roxy Wooley, freshman, said Mr. Houser, gym teacher, “is a great gym teacher and is very motivational and encouraging to his students.”
Christina Feinroth, sophomore, said “The Health office is very welcoming to sick students and are very comforting”
Daniel Chi, sophomore, said “Drop In was such a good place for the school”
Rafeeat Bishi, sophomore, said Mrs. Harrington, US History teacher is “genuine about her work and very engaging during class time.”
Ms. Durso, AP World History teacher, said, “Kaylee Landrigan, senior,is a great organizer and very dedicated to the Hackensack Model UN club.”
Mrs. Curreri, CP World History teacher, said, “Angelina Rosado, senior, does a good job at maintaining the round tables every month.”
Mr. Terzano, English teacher, said Luna Almshref and Nalya Hodge, sophomores, are both “genuine in their approach to their work, humorous, and insightful on commentary about Julius Caesar.”
Anthony Urgulies, sophomore, said “My spanish teacher, Mrs. Grullon, is very nice, chill person in class, and is fun when she teaches new lessons.”
Mr. Hodge said “Gena Kaminsky,senior, is a Phenomenal student athlete and is rated second for the class of 2018.”
Storm Giles, sophomore said, “Mr. Hodge always seems to care about the students and he would help you if you need help.”
Junior Camrein Williams said, “The Hackensack Coaches are the best coaches in the county.”
Sophomore Aveon Oliver stated, “Mr. Hooper, history teacher, teaches the best history class I have ever learned.”
Leslie Gomez, sophomore, said “Ms. Lozano is always willing to help students.”
Tyler Wild, sophomore, said “Mr. Hooper teaches in such a way that makes it easy for students to understand what is going on”
Gabriel Matamoros, sophomore, said, “She’s very helpful and excelled my learning experience on the trombone,” about band teacher Ms. MacVicar.
Jennifer Terrero, sophomore, said, “she is very generous and takes interest in all her students,” about band teacher Ms.MacVicar.
Nathaly Peralta, sophomore, said “Ms. Shaw, chemistry teacher,is chill and gives a decent amount of work.”
Leearria Spears, sophomore, said “Ms. DosAnjos, Geometry teacher,is a great teacher and now I understand geometry and i love it!”
Tiarra Tobias, sophomore, said, gym teacher, “Mr. Walker is a cool guy, he’s pretty intimidating, but he’s still cool.”
Paige Neal, sophomore, said, gym teacher, “Ms. Handy has a great way of getting things done and manages to still let us have fun”
Jade Lockwood, junior in the school play Cabaret, said that Mr. Gaines is, “very creative and has very good ideas. Works very well with the kids in the play.”
Mr. Gaines, English teacher and director of the school play Cabaret, said “It is often difficult taking students that don’t have a dance background and making them dance well. But Ms Michelle Stein makes the students dance well and I think both her and the students are doing a great job.”
Ms. Jakubik, English teacher, said of her student Christian Avila, senior, that “he always uses his creative mind and will always tries his best.”
Alberto Alvarez, freshman, said “Assistant Principal Adams is very helpful and kind-hearted.”
Samuel Morales, senior, said, marketing teacher,“Mr. Davis is a laid-back teacher who is extremely nice.”
Nadia Zabady, senior, said, web design teacher, “Mrs. Tatgenhorst is my favorite teacher, and she is the sweetest.”
Angela Munoz, sophomore, said, health teacher, “Mrs. Alvarez is a really fun teacher and always makes gym fun.”
La’mya Winns, senior, said english teacher, “Mr. Ryan is a cool homeroom teacher and very funny.”
“Mr. Montesano is a great leader. He and the rest of the administration make Hackensack feel like home.” said senior Carly Demarco.
Senior Keven Huntley, said of Principal Montesano, “He keeps the school well organized. I really love it here.”