Welcome to the North Beach Jr/Sr High School website! We look forward to keeping you up-to-date on the happenings around our wonderful staff and students!
This year we are recognizing staff and students, weekly, to reinforce the positive behavior expectations we have for our culture! We have a building full of great students and staff and we welcome you to find out a little bit about them below!
Students of the SEMESTER!!!!
Brenden is a respectful, helpful young man, who is always upbeat and wiling to help his fellow classmates. He's constantly striving to learn more and expand his knowledge base. -Mr. Traer
Brenden is a "can-do" man. His athletic feats are awesome: head-bashing his way through the line, body slamming opponents on the mat, inverting his body in the vault. His mind and spirit are capable: a true thinker, a piano man, and a smiling face. He loves life as a Hyak, and we love having him. Congratulations, Brendan! Hyak of the semester! -Mr. Fry
Brenden Always positive attitude, helpful, great student/grades, active in athletics and clubs. –Mr. Reed
Brendan shows that curious mix between stalwart masculinity in his athleticism and the artful muse in his band class, a rare combination. –Mr. Bouma
A wise musician. -Dr. Weitzel
Brenden is always energetic and in a good mood! He works hard in the classroom and as an athlete! -Ms. Preisinger
Lorin Cox is an ideal Seahawk. Having been both her teacher and coach, I have seen firsthand the qualities that make her special.
Her abilities seem to burst intensely in all directions, like rays of sunlight! She runs, jumps, thinks, works, leads, and radiantly smiles her way to the top. Congratulations, Lorin! Seahawk of the semester! –Mr. Fry
An effective leader. -Dr. Weitzel
Lorin will ask for help when she doesn't understand something. She works hard in the classroom to be a better student and as an athlete. Good job Lorin!! – Ms. Preisinger
Lorin’s peers say, She is nice, smart, and funny. She also has a good sense of humor. Her peers look up to her. She is a great example to others.
February 17, 2016
The staff of the week is Mrs. Melinda Dudley! Mrs. Dudley is a para educator for the junior high school. She works with our students and supports their academics like no other! She works hard, has a positive attitude, and is always smiling. She loves our kids and school. She is a wonderful person to have on staff! Mrs. Melinda loves to travel, do bead work, and be with her kids and family! Thank you for all you do Mrs. Melinda!
Our high school student of the week is Hannah Avery! Hannah is a wonderful student and smiling office assistant! Hannah works hard in class and on the basketball and volleyball court. Hannah also plays fastpitch here at NB. Hannah's teacher voted for her and noted her continued effort in class. Hannah enjoys sour watermelon candies! Thanks for being awesome, Hannah!
Our junior high student of the week is Miriam Wilkerson! Miriam is a student who has always worked hard and she has flourished here at NB. As an 8th grader, it is easy to notice that Miriam is a leader in her class. We look forward to many years of greatness with Miriam at our school! Thank you, Miriam! We can't wait to see all of your hard work pay off!!
February 3, 2016
Staff of the week for this week is Mr. Paul Bouma! Mr. Bouma is a long-time NB teacher and one who has always worked hard for his students. Mr. Bouma goes out of his way for his students and does all he can to help increase their success. Mr. Bouma was nominated by his students who noted Mr. Bouma as being their favorite because of his friendly and helpful attitude and making class fun. Mr. Bouma will give you the time you need, even if he doesn't have enough of his own. Thank you Mr. Bouma. NB loves and appreciates all you do!
Cari Linderman is the high school student of the week. Cari was nominated by her teachers for her willingness to help anyone that needs her and a positive attitude to always do her best. Cari has a bright smile, always. NB appreciates you, Cari. Thank you for being positive and modeling for all of us how to make the best of everything!
Eric Flores is our junior high school student of the week. Eric was nominated by his teachers for all of the hard work he puts in on a routine basis. Eric is a model student who does what he is supposed to and never complains about a thing! Eric is a student who is noticably a hard-worker, despite his reserved demeanor. Thank you, Eric! It's hard working kids like you who will make the biggest impact!
January 27, 2016
This weeks staff of the week is Mr. James Vogler! Mr. Vogler was nominated by many of his students for his constant care, focused on his students and thier success. Mr. Vogler works hard for all his students and is there for them all hours of the day. One student noted specifically that Mr. Vogler has respect for his students and always makes sure they understand math. Mr. Vogler loves spending time with his daughters, in addition to working on math! Thank you, Mr. Vogler, for all you do! We appreciate you and all you give to the staff and students of NB!
The high school student of the week is Seth Bridge! Seth is an active student at North Beach and strongly likes inginuity, creativity, and reading. Seth was nominated by his teachers for always working hard and keeping focused in his classes. It is obvious, from a school standpoint, that Seth greatly enjoys staying on top of his grades! He also notes that he enjoys sports and video games. Thank you, Seth! You work hard and it pays off!!
The junior high student of the week is Khyra Chism! Khyra is a very hard working student at North Beach! She always has a smile on her face and is one of the friendliest to come in the door, daily! Khyra enjoys chocolate and peanut butter! Thank you Khyra for being an awesome member of our school! Keep up the great work!!
January 20, 2016
This week's staff of the week is Mr. Archer! Mr. Archer teaches high school English, including AP English! Mr. Archer was nominated by many of his students for being a nice teacher who has high expectations for his students. Mr. Archer enjoys candy and LARP-ing, come by for a visit and ask him about it, if you're interested! NB appreciates all that Mr. Archer does for his students and peer teachers. He is a definite asset to North Beach!
Brenden Cheney is the high school student of the week! Brenden was awarded this honor becuase of his positive attitude and willingness to work hard, in everything he does. Brenden enjoys FOOD! He also participates in a number of activities at North Beach. We are porud to recognize him as one of our top students and look forward to seeing his future success!
Lorin Cox is our junior high student of the month! Lorin was recognized by her teachers for consistently contributing to her classes and often going above expectations. Lorin enjoys ice cream treats a great deal! Thank you, Lorin, for being awesome! Keep up the great work!
January 13, 2016
This week's staff of the week is Mrs. Lyssa Hogarty. Mrs. Hogarty is the junior high English Language Arts teacher. She works hard for her students and also runs the junior high knowledge bowl and newly-estabished ASB. Mrs. Hogarty loves brussel sprouts, dislikes terriyaki and enjoys relaxing at home. Thank you, Mrs. Hogarty, for all that you do for our staff and students!
Nolan Bouma is our student of the week for high school! Nolan was nominated by his teachers for being a productive and contributing member of his classes. Nolan is a participant in many programs at NB including: martial arts, band and power lifting! Nolan enjoys pre-workout foods like "Goldfish" and Gatorade!! Nolan is a stellar example of NB's best! Thank you, Nolan, for your hard work in and out of the classroom!
Wyatt Rockey is our junior high student of the week! Wyatt was nominated for being studious, attentive, well-behaved and supportive to his peers. Wyatt works hard in class and is always willing to help others! Also, he enjoys skittles as his snack of choice! Thank you, Wyatt. We all look forward to seeing your awesomeness continue!
January 6, 2016
Mrs. Jodi Brown is our staff of the week! Jodi does many things at North Beach Jr/Sr High School, keeping it running like a well-oiled machine. Staff and students nominated Jodi for our staff of the week this week because of her friendly and helpful nature! Jodi enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, dringink coffee, and being creative! Thank you, Jodi, for all that you do! We appreciate your ongoing support!
Alex Marcisz is our high school student of the week. Alex was nominated for his consistent focus on academics and willingness to work hard. He enjoys soccer and clashing (his clothes, I am assuming). Alex is a great example and role-model to the younger students at NB. His hard work shows continually. Thank you, Alex, NB appreciates students like you!
Mikaila Mackey is this weeks junior high nominee. Mikaila was noted as being high energy and involved in her classes, which is greatly appreciated by her teachers. Mikaila enjoys spending time and sharing candy with her BFF and playing basketball. Thank you. Mikaila, for being a stellar 7th grader!!
December 17, 2015
Mr. Kevin Traer is our staff of the week this week. Mr. Traer teaches high school science classes and runs one stellar program! Students nominated Mr. Traer becuase "he is a cool, fun teacher." Students also noted that they enjoy his class, most of all! In his "spare" time, Mr. Traer enjoys making his wife and daughter laugh, as well as listening to music, cooking and hiking. Thank you Mr. Traer, for working so hard for your students and encouraging them to do their best. Your expectations keep them achieving!! Mr. Traer is also in possession of the "TOAD-aly Awesome Teacher" trophy this week. This toad is new to the building and sits on the teacher's desk the week following his/her recognition.
Samantha Scheibner is our high school student of the week. Sam was nominated by her teachers who have greatly enjoyed her in their classes. One teacher noted that "she's awesome!" Same enjoys the feeling of accomplishment, which explains why she is such a hard worker!! Also, Sam enjoys playing with the band and being an active youth group member!
Gabe Simpson-Zwart is our junior high student of the week. Gabe was nominated by his teachers who noted that, "he has made vast improvement over last year and continues to work hard. He completes his work without argument and is always ready to do as asked!" Gabe enjoys having a cola and chips and playing video games. Thank you Gabe for working hard and modeling our expectations!
December 11, 2015
Mrs. Alison Cline (above, middle) is our staff of the week this week. Mrs. Cline is new to our building, filling the position of special education teacher for the junior high school. Mrs. Cline wears multiple hats, also leading our Title/LAP program and working with the "Birth-to-three" student population within the district. Mrs. Cline was nominated by many of her peer teachers who commend her on her hard work and effort to support them and their work with students. One of her fellow teachers makes note specifically of Mrs. Cline's GREAT patience! Mrs. Cline enjoys sports, especially hockey and college basketball and football.Thank you for all you do Mrs. Cline. Mrs. Cline is also in possession of the "TOAD-aly Awesome Teacher" trophy this week. This toad is new to the building and sits on the teacher's desk the week following his/her recognition.
Lilly Molyneux (above, left) is our junior high student of the week. Lilly is also new to NB this year. She is a wonderful student who works hard and has been recognized by her teachers for consistent grades and behavior. Lilly always does what she is asked without complaint! Lilly enjoys Hershey's chocolate, but not the kinds with almonds! Thank you for making a positive impact on our school, Lilly!
Jace Haar (above, right) is our high school student of the week. Jace is a hard working student who is focused on achieving his goals. One teacher notes specifically that Jace's work in the weightroom is very intense, citing "he's an animal up there and is continuously working with newbies...showing them drills and techniques and making others around him better." Jace is a great student and we appreciate his hard work and effort to make a difference.
December 4, 2015
Mr. Peter Fry is our staff of the week this week. Mr. Fry was nominated by his students who love him for being funny, friendly and teaching them to work hard. Mr. Fry loves working with kids! He enjoys joking with them and being serious when needed. He loves trying to "plant a seeds of truth" with them. Mr Fry is an asset to the Seahawk and Hyak Family and the community of the north beach! Thank you for all you do Mr. Fry! Mr Fry is also in possession of the "TOAD-aly Awesome Teacher" trophy this week. This toad is new to the building and sits on the teacher's desk the week following his/her recognition.
Chloe Van Liew is our junior high student of the week! Chloe was nominated by her teachers for being friendly and focused on her work. Chloe is known for having a great smile and loving to read, something she loves to do, even in her spare time! Chloe makes a difference in our school and in the lives of her peers. Thank you, Chloe, for being you!
Giovanni Munoz-Martinez is our high school studen of the week. Giovanni was recognized for his hard work and effort, as well as his polite and friendly demeanor with staff and peers. Giovanni works hard and we are greatful to have him join our seahawk/hyak family this year! Giovanni enjoys original Lays potato chips and listening to music. Thank you, Giovanni, you are a great peer role model!
Nov 20, 2015
Ms. Jessica Preisinger (center) is our staff of the week. She was nominated by one of her peer teachers and was recognized for her enthusiasm and high quality work with students. Ms. Preisinger is a great asset to North Beach Junior High School and works currently runs our junior high math program and coaches girls basketball at the high school level. Ms. Preisinger enjoys coffee and sports, smiles and teddy bears! Thank you, Ms. Preisinger, for all you do!! Ms. Preisinger is also in possession of the "TOAD-aly Awesome Teacher" trophy this week. This toad is new to the building and sits on the teacher's desk the week following his/her recognition.
Sarah Bridge (left) is our junior high student of the week. She was nominated by her teachers for her bright attitude towards her peers and school work. Sarah makes a difference in our school and in the lives of her peers. Sarah enjoys new clothes and basketball! We appreciate Sarah and look forward to her continued positive attitude!
Alexis Potter (right) is our high school student of the week. She was nominated by her teachers for working hard in and out of class. Alexis enjoys friends and family! She makes a difference in our school and in the lives of her peers. We appreciate Alexis and look forward to her hard work and its positive impact on others!
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