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MAY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Angela Ponkratov is an outstanding person.  She has a great work ethic and always has a smile on her face.  She has improved every week and is a real leader in the classroom.

Submitted by Mr. Perkins

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Brandon Cook transferred into my class at the beginning of 2nd semester. He had a slow start to the semester, but he gathered steam as the course progressed and ended up being one of the most consistent participants as we read our final novel. He showed excellent knowledge of the book Siddhartha and turned in quality work. Way to finish strong!

Submitted by Mr. Coffee

 

 

 

 

ART

Kianna Misenar is creative, thoughtful, has flawless execution, and has great follow through. A Monarch in every measure.

Submitted by Ms. Pointer

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Taylor Wilkinson has been a stellar math student all year. From day one she has been responsible for her homework, working problems in front of the class, and in general, just being a nice person. If all my students were like Taylor, more people would become math teachers!!

Submitted by Ms. Lambert

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Steve Lenzi has really developed into a fine young man. His attitude, behavior, and participation in class demonstrate a considerable amount of growth. He is a great example of what a Monarch can become!!

Submitted by Mr. Tilton

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Zeth Anderson is a team player who supports his classmates. He works hard and stays focused even when those around him don’t make good choices. His sense of humor really makes my day.

Submitted by Mrs. Faul

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Hallie Earnest did a great job working on and setting up the Lip Dub event. Her vision and leadership in celebrating the entire school, clubs, and activities was a tremendous success.

Submitted by Mr. Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

CTE-HEALTH

Melany Manzano-Tellez is a caring, studious student that has made great strides in the classroom. She participates in class, asks questions when things don’t make sense and assists fellow students in need. She is polite and contributes positively to the class every day. I appreciate the positive attitude and look forward to the great things she will accomplish in her future at Mark Morris. Thank you Melany for being a great role model!

Submitted by Mrs. Kloke

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Anthony Garcia has done an excellent job of becoming a biology student.  He is organized, uses his class time well, and demonstrates his understanding of biology.  Anthony often uses extra time to help other students with their understanding of the concepts, completion of notebook activities, and organization.

Submitted by Mrs. Langlois

 

 

 

 

 

CHOIR

Nathan Naillon is a first year choir program student and he has been outstanding. His musicianship and leadership is displayed daily at an incredible level. He is a strong asset to the tenor section and Chamber Choir as a whole, and a hard-working student. He motivates all others around him to be their best, both musically and otherwise.

Submitted by Mr. Buhl

 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP

Hallie Earnest is a second year leadership student. Her heart to serve others is only matched by her big ideas. Recently, she took a giant risk to pull together the entire school in a unity project. Although there have been a few hiccups along the way, she has stayed committed and has learned much along the way.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Evelin Rodriguez-Palomera is a year four student. She has consistently completed all of her requirements and projects with excellence, and has been a pleasure to have in class. She has also been helpful to others to help them grow in their abilities and their understanding of Latina culture.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

2019-06-12T17:29:14+00:00June 12th, 2019|

APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

 

ADMINISTRATION

Brayden Harris has continued to show leadership through his interactions with his peers including those who he may not know. I see him saying hi to students of all ages and he brings a spirited and welcoming attitude to Mark Morris. He is positive, driven, and an example of what a Monarch is both in and out of the classroom.

Submitted by Mr. Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Colter Workman-Hall has quietly put together an outstanding year in his 2nd period class.  He is consistent in both his work ethic and his attendance.  He accepts challenges and self-advocates when necessary.  Colter’s hard work and attitude have been an asset in our classroom.

Submitted by Mr. Volk

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Michael Lessley has shown tremendous improvement over the course of this school year.  He is responsible and self-disciplined.  He also has shown the ability to analyze issues in United States History.

Submitted by Mr. Patrick

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Jasmine Hoadley from my Body Sculpting class. She comes to class with a great attitude and works hard. She never complains and embraces the soreness that comes with a hard workout.

Submitted by Lori Clark

 

 

 

 

 

CTE

Steven Lenzi is always ready to work and help others, he rarely misses school and takes pride in learning to do the task the right way. He is always ready to teach his skills to others and does it with great detail and patience for new learners. Steve is a student who can be trusted to complete all tasks. He also has a great sense of humor and desire to keep learning new skills crafts and hobbies.

Submitted by Mr. Kell

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Brianna Johnson had the highest score on the Nuclear Physics Test in Honors Physical Science.  Brianna also makes excellent contributions to classroom discussions and completes all of her assignments on time.

Submitted by Mr. Powell

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Brianna Johnson is an impressive student; she is conscientious, responsible and hardworking. Also, her positive energy and attitude are contagious. Briana plans to continue taking Spanish classes and travel abroad with our group Spring Break 2020. Muchas gracias

Submitted by Mr. Alejandro

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (BAND)

Travis Hutton plays alto and soprano sax.  He has also helped out in the percussion sections in both Symphonic, Concert and Jazz Band(s). He takes lessons on both alto sax and percussion.  He has recently joined the Lower Columbia College Jazz Ensemble as a junior at MM.  His love and appreciation for music is contagious and motivating.

Submitted by Mrs. Huffman

 

 

 

 

MATH

Trevor Knee is a hard-working and thoughtful student.  He is always helping his peers with the mathematics and collaborates well with others.  He is a dedicated and disciplined learner who participates regularly in classroom discussion.  His character and persistence makes all those around him better too.

Submitted by Mr. Forsman

 

 

 

 

 

LIBRARY

Josh Robinson has an aptitude for all things library and performs his tasks with enthusiasm. He is helpful to anyone who comes in and is an asset to the Mark Morris Library.

Submitted by Mrs. Sudar

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Lucinda Sieler – Cindy has been consistently strong in her English class all year, and has set an excellent example for her peers. She is dedicated to doing her best on papers and projects. She uses her inquiry skills to insure she does not stay confused, and is quick to help clarify things for her peers as well.

Submitted by Mrs. Brown

 

 

 

 

 

CERAMICS

Cody Schreier has proven to be one of the most creative students in Ceramics this year. Cody consistently takes project criteria and runs with it to create unique clay work that is not just enjoyable to look at but thought-provoking as well. Cody doesn’t wait for prompts to work-instead he can be counted on to be exuberantly working on assignments, experimenting on the potter’s wheel or creating something new and unexpected.

Submitted by Mrs. Robasky

 

 

 

 

2019-06-03T20:27:46+00:00June 3rd, 2019|

MARCH STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

 

CAREER CENTER

Rosemary Magana-Herrera has been a great help as a Clerical Aid in the Career Center. She keeps our mornings running smoothly with messages delivered, notes posted and errands run.  She is always ready to take on a new project and can be counted on to complete it accurately and on time.  She looks for ways to help students and staff alike.  Thanks for all you do help the Career Center run smoothly.

Submitted by Mrs. Peters

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Ferran Johnson does an excellent job in US History 2.  The class she is in can be a bit challenging at times for a variety of reasons.  She has been able to deal with all of the distractions in a mature manner and has excelled.  I greatly appreciate having her in class.

Submitted by Mr. Ulman

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Skyler McCoy is an exceptional student in Spanish 2. He does more than just simply complete his work, but rather thinks well beyond what is expected and is incredibly creative with the language. He asks deep questions to understand differences in the language, and isn’t afraid to practice conversation. Also, his humor is always appreciated. He is well on his way to becoming bilingual.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Timur Berishev is a highly motivated junior who excels at Physical Education.  He is self-motivated and pushes himself for peak performance. His enthusiasm and positive attitude are contagious to his fellow classmates.

Submitted by Mr. Bakamus

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Emily Huffman has turned out to be one of my best students.  She is the most improved student I’ve had all year.  In the two semesters that I’ve gotten to know Emily she has pulled her grade up by almost 40 %.  I am very proud of her progress and I believe that she represents what it takes to be a true Monarch.

Submitted by Mr. Sutherland

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Adrianna Taormina works hard in Geometry and through this hard work she has improved her skills since first semester. She keeps her notebook up to date and uses it as a resource, she asks questions for clarification, and she checks her work in a constant effort to improve. This perseverance and work ethic makes Adi my choice for Math Student of the Month.

Submitted by Ms. Beck

 

 

 

 

CHOIR

Johanna Clark is selected for student of the month due to her strong leadership and work ethic in Treble Choir. Johanna exhibits daily a strong and confident voice, an amazing worth ethic, and a kind personality that is infectious throughout the rest of the ensemble.

Submitted by Mr. Buhl

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Mayra Matias-Hernandez has one of the highest grades in Chemistry, and continually completes well-done, prompt work.  She strives to understand the content thoroughly and integrate it into her prior knowledge.  Mayra is pleasant and helpful to other students, and is a great team player. Keep up the good work!

Submitted by Ms. Princehouse

 

 

 

 

 

CTE

Greggory E. Trukken in the CTE – Trades and Industry arena, has proven to be a natural leader with the ability to motivate his fellow classmates. He consistently accomplishes high quality work and takes pride in his accomplishments. With these demonstrated attributes, his future is bright – so bright, he may need Ray Bans!

Submitted by Mr. Lam

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL DESIGN

Leslie Yan, in Digital Design, does amazing work and goes beyond what is expected of her on her assignments. She works well with others and has learned some new skills independently to enhance her designs. Leslie is on task and pushes herself to do better and enhance her work.

Submitted by Ms. Hauer

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Lakota Kramer in all of his school endeavors and all of his interactions Lakota is conscientious and considerate.  He is reliable and a hard-worker. He has excelled in several different areas and in several different roles. Through his actions, Lakota is a person that staff rely on.

Submitted by Mr. Blackman

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Blake Johnson has grown his skills exponentially this school year.  He is involved with his classes more than he has ever been and is getting out in the building in his chair.  He takes pride in growing his independence and taking ownership of his mobility.

Submitted by Mr. Fleming

2019-04-28T22:00:41+00:00April 22nd, 2019|

FEBRUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

ADMINISTRATION

Jewel Barnes has been made a major impact on our school this year in her role as ASB President. She has been involved in all aspects of student life and leads her peers in kind, purposeful, and passionate way. I had the opportunity to observe her running the weekly ASB meeting and was impressed by the professionalism, personal connection, and business oriented meeting. Jewel makes us all better, she is a model Monarch.

Submitted by Mr. Mitchell

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (BAND)

Natalia Breeden plays tenor sax in both Jazz Band and Symphonic Band and is only a freshman.  She works really hard at her parts and has amazing sound and technique.  The entire Jazz Band voted for her to be the soloist at our upcoming festival after she competed against several other older musicians.  She is an incredible musician and has a lot of potential.

Submitted by Mrs. Huffman

 

 

 

 

CTE

Sonny Harris III is working hard at mastering the Accounting concepts. When it doesn’t come easy for him, he looks back over the lesson to try to figure it out. Sonny has an attitude to learn. He comes in for extra help, redoes assignments, corrects his mistakes, and focuses on the details. Sonny succeeds because he chooses to do his best.

Submitted by Ms. Schauer

 

 

 

 

ART

Ashley Smith nicely embodies the Renaissance mindset: she is eager to learn new things in a variety of disciplines with an appreciation of how they are all connected. I see this in the way Ashley questions and participates in discussion. Is see it in her preparedness, and in the care she takes to produce quality work.

Submitted by Ms. Pointer

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Carson Allen in weight training has an outstanding work ethic and is always striving to improve.  Also, he just set the freshman record in the pacer with 129 laps!!!!

Submitted by Mr. Perkins

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Katie Sovel has been chosen for Student of the Month for Mathematics. Katie is a great example of a student who is taking control of her learning and putting forth her best effort. Katie works hard to have her homework complete and works through the process of correcting it. In her Freshman Math Seminar class, she is a leader by example. She uses her time wisely and if she misses some problems, she makes sure to go back and rework them until she gets them correct. She is also always respectful in class and willing to help those around her if they need it.

Submitted by Mrs. P. Clark

 

 

 

 

LIBRARY

Heather Kern is a real asset in the library. She has an eye for detail and understands how the library works. She asks to clarify tasks and then takes them on with enthusiasm. She is helpful and has a good sense of humor.

Submitted by Mrs. Sudar

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Alen Cordilione is deeply committed to history. His love of the subject spills over every time the class has a discussion, debate etc. Alen is able to recall information and add to virtually every discussion we have in class. He wants to be a history teacher as well!

Submitted by Mr. Tilton

 

 

 

 

 

CTE-MARKETING

Brooklynn Smith scored a perfect score at the AREA 9 DECA and qualified for the State DECA Competition. She is a 4 year Marketing Student and has attended State 3 times for DECA. She is the volleyball captain, has been the KLOG Student of the Month all the while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. She will be attending WSU next year.

Submitted by Mr. McCormick

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Cole Harvel has done an excellent job of thoughtfully considering the material in AP Literature.  His pleasant personality, along with his intellectual curiosity, makes him a real pleasure to have in class.  Great job Cole.

Submitted by Mr. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Paige Lawrence has exhibited a “can do” attitude this year. She has been challenged by her coursework, but has not once complained-always showing determination and commitment. Paige has worked cooperatively with her peers and used advocacy skills when confronted with a problem. Way to go Paige, I am proud of you!

Submitted by Mr. Kloke

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL “SCIENCE”

Sam Dawkins has risen to the challenge of CWP-Honors. I am very impressed with his oral expression in class discussions as well as written thought on class assignments. I believe Sam sees the relevance and value of understanding history and current events. He is an informed citizen and future voter. Nice work!

Submitted by Mr. Kloke

2019-03-20T18:07:11+00:00March 20th, 2019|

JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

 

ADMINISTRATION

Brady Anderson recently went above and beyond by taking responsibility in a situation that required him to take the high road. Brady has shown excellence academically and is always polite and courteous to staff. Brady is much appreciated.

Submitted by Mr. Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

CTE

Sonny Harris III is working hard at mastering the Accounting concepts. When it doesn’t come easy for him, he looks back over the lesson to try to figure it out. Sonny has an attitude to learn. He comes in for extra help, redoes assignments, corrects his mistakes, and focuses on the details. Sonny succeeds because he chooses to do his best.

Submitted by Ms. Schauer

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Emma Preciado is a phenomenal and reserved student. In the past two years she has demonstrated a high level of drive, responsibility and compassion. ¡Muchas gracias por tu esfuerzo!

Submitted by Mrs. Alejandro

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Mayson Bisconer is committed to doing her best in the mathematics classroom.  She sets an example of excellence by seeking out new challenges in order to maximize her potential as a mathematical thinker. She exhibits a positive attitude every day and has become a model student that can be depended on by both her peers and teacher.

Submitted by Ms. Shaw

 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP

Julia Wright is a first year leadership student, who is always ready to go and serve each morning. She is one of the most dependable members of the class, and has a contagious work ethic. She has recently stepped up to serve on the steering committee for the Civil War Food Drive, and she is knocking it out of the park.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Devyn Lindsey has demonstrated amazing growth, and maturity in his approach to every aspect of his Academic environment, including improved study habits and work ethic, classroom performance, positive approach and attitude in sports and social interactions during the school day while also taking initiative as a leader in classroom settings. Devyn exemplifies embracing positive change and being a strong self- advocate and backs this accolade with his stellar set of first semester grades.

Submitted by Mr. Vegh

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Andee Whitman had the highest-grade percentage in the first semester in Sophomore Honors English.  Andee consistently reads and understands the material, produces high-quality work, scores well on tests and quizzes, participates actively in class discussions, and treats all of her classmates with respect.

Submitted by Mr. Rooklidge

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (Choir)

Aaron Seibert is quickly growing as a fantastic singer and leader within the choir department. His hard work ethic and great musicianship is showing on a daily basis.

Submitted by Mr. Buhl

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Charli Swanson has the top grade in both her Physical Science and her Algebra I classes.  She is pleasant and conscientious.  Charli is kind to, and patient with, other students.  She is delightful to have in class.

Submitted by Mrs. Princehouse

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Cody Weber had perfect attendance first semester, he worked hard at his swimming and it has vastly improved. He listens well and applies the technique suggestions to his strokes.  I very much enjoy having Cody in my swim conditioning first thing in the morning.

Submitted by Mrs. L. Clark

 

 

 

 

 

CERAMICS

Katie Troy defaults to choosing a concept and techniques that are always challenging.  If you watched her process you’d see her problem-solve naturally-making decisions that create an artwork that begs you to ask, “how did she do that?”  Katie also understands the fickle qualities of the medium and knows when to graciously step back, take a breath, and move on.  She is a clay super-hero.

 

Submitted by Mrs. Robasky

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Marina Manso Llorente does an excellent job in US History.  She is a responsible, intelligent, hardworking student.  I have a great appreciation for these qualities and appreciate her attentiveness to her school work.  It is especially impressive considering she is a Foreign Exchange Student from Spain.

Submitted by Mr. Ulman

2019-02-15T00:35:00+00:00February 15th, 2019|

DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

CAREER CENTER

Natalie Ramos has been a great help as a Clerical Aid in the Career Center.  She helped organize forty bags of groceries which were sent home with students for Winter Break.  She was also involved in designing the Career Center door for the decorating contest.  Natalie is helpful and courteous when dealing with staff members and other students. Thanks, Natalie!

Submitted by Mrs. Peters

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Noah Mejia has demonstrated tremendous character and on a daily basis has modeled what it means to be a good teammate.  He has natural leadership abilities and younger students view him rightfully so, as a positive role model.

Submitted by Mr. Blackman

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (BAND)

Samantha Jones is a dedicated band member who can always be counted on by the band.  Sam takes on extra jobs to make sure that we are successful at our performances.  She is a talented trumpet player and always gives 100%.  We really appreciate you, Sam!

Submitted by Mrs. Huffman

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Zoey Shine takes to heart every lesson she is given. She has learned that showing her work and checking her answers is the key to success. She not only adopted those practices, she often works ahead and asks questions when other students are happy just to be finished. Zoey is a perfect example of a freshman learning to take charge of her education.

Submitted by Ms. Lambert

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Baylee Carrico demonstrates that hard work gets results. Not only is she willing to put the extra time in required to complete all her assignments, but she also goes the extra mile to secure an understanding of complex material. She simply does not quit, and that is a great character trait.

Submitted by Mr. Williams

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Gabe Torres is a hard working student and is very willing to help his classmates with more difficult tasks. He often volunteers to work with students who are sometimes difficult.

Submitted by Mrs. Henson

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Joshua Martinez is a reliable, consistent student that can always be depended on. His work serves as a great example for other students to learn from and he is helpful to his peers in group work. When the rest of the class is stuck, I know that I can count on Joshua to help us out and keep us moving forward. He cares about his grades and about being a winner in the classroom.

Submitted by Mr. Phelps

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Sebastion Brown is a hard working self-directed student. He is highly self-motivated and pushes himself to be successful. He has a solid work ethic and his attitude is outstanding.

Submitted by Mr. Bakamus

 

 

 

 

 

CTE (Design, Dream, Build)

David Rodriguez comes to class early each morning, ready to work. He spends class exploring new ideas, creating quality work, and helping his peers. David is a creative team player and is always fun to work with.

Submitted by Ms. Forslund

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Antonio DaSilva is taking Honors Biology this year.  He started out pretty much with study and work skills similar to my regular biology students.  This semester I have seen a steady improvement. Today I can say that Antonio has the skills and drive of an Honors student.  His assignments are high quality and his participation in class discussions is good. He is good at higher order thinking. It has been fun for me to see Antonio emerge as a skilled student.

Submitted by Mrs. Langlois

 

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Caleb Thayer has shown strong work ethic, time management, and works well with his fellow classmates.  Caleb works hard to be above just the requirements and turns in thoughtful work with his photography. He is taking what he has learned and is applying it in his work and the use of his camera.

Submitted by Ms. Hauer

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Brayden Harris has performed admirably in CWP Honors. His keen interest in history and current events has made him naturally curious about the important issues of the day. Also, he has exhibited great leadership in class by being a consistent and productive participator. The work he has produced this semester is evidence of well-developed critical thinking skills. Keep it up!

Submitted by Mr. Kloke

2019-01-17T00:17:25+00:00January 17th, 2019|

November Students of the Month

 

SCIENCE

Aleydis Matiaz has been struggling in Science, but has worked hard to catch up by coming in after school to get help and retake a test. Nice job!

Submitted by Mr. Moser

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Ethan West is a fourth year Spanish student in AP. Despite several language deficits when he started advanced course work, he has disciplined himself and worked hard to improve. He never gives up, is extremely responsible, and has no fear to push himself to improve his skills. He is on track to pass the AP Spanish exam with his work ethic, and is an excellent example as to why you should never give up in a challenging course.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Zach Kangas has excelled as one of my top students in senior English all year long. He has gone about his work in a quiet, business-like manner, always making consistent progress toward his academic goals. He has displayed strong academic writing and analytical thinking skills in all of his assignments. Furthermore, he has showed perseverance in working in working through an injury that kept him out of school for a week and has made some of his work more difficult. Keep it up, Zach!

Submitted by Mr. Coffee

 

 

 

 

 

CHOIR 

Erica Snyder displays leadership consistently and daily while in the choir room. She works extremely hard and is always encouraging to everyone around her. She is a joy to have in the classroom and is consistently striving to improve her musicianship and singing!

Submitted by Mr. Buhl

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Conner Spenker has a great work ethic and has seen good gains in all his maxes this year. Keep it up!

Submitted by Mr. Perkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Jenny Johnson has done a tremendous amount of work as the lead member of the ASB committee in charge of student services. She has done a great job setting up the new Student Resource Center and has a true heart of a Monarch. Bravo!

Submitted by Mr. Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Jaden Williams demonstrates responsibility and attentiveness on a regular basis.  He also works hard to understand issues in United States History.

Submitted by Mr. Patrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Joseph Brombach has overcame a lot in his time at Mark Morris and has grown into quite a Monarch. He is a good friend to his classmates and an exemplary student. He is a pleasure to work with and always greets us with a smile.

Submitted by Mrs. Faul

 

 

 

 

 

LIBRARY

Melaina Hayes is the student of the month for Library. Melaina is a natural at library skills such as shelving and organizing, as well as having an artistic flair when designing the hall display case. Her attention to detail and follow-through on any task that she is given make her invaluable to all things library!

Submitted by Mrs. Sudar

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Johanna Clark is an extremely hard worker and enjoys being challenged in the classroom. She sets highs expectations for herself and is determined to achieve them. She puts in the extra effort to re-take tests to master the material. Not only does she set high standards for herself, but for her peers also. She enjoys helping her classmates understand the content and wants them to do well. Keep up the good work Johanna!

Submitted by Mrs. Lane

 

 

 

 

ART

Andrew Wilson demonstrates excellence in academic rigor, peer support, and integrity of character within the classroom.

Submitted by Ms. Pointer

 

 

 

 

 

 

CTE-HEALTH

Kendal Griffith is a very polite and good-natured student. She uses class time wisely and is a good self-advocate. Kendal has made great improvements as a student and continues to strive for excellence. She also works well with other students in her class offering help when they don’t understand something. She is a good role model in Seminar class. Keep up the great effort Kendal!

Submitted by Mrs. Kloke

 

 

 

2018-12-15T00:07:49+00:00December 15th, 2018|

OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

CERAMICS

Lucinda Galindo approaches the clay with seriousness tempered with an appreciation and respect for the medium and all its quirks and challenges. In addition, her sunny disposition and helpful attitude gives me the confidence that, if needed, she can assist others.   Lucinda’s infectious curiosity and enthusiasm is very welcome in the Ceramics I studio this year and I look forward to witnessing her creative growth and process.

Submitted by Mrs. Robasky

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Poetry Douglas has exhibited the attributes of a conscientious, determined and curious student. She is excelling in CWP because of her commitment to consistent attendance and a strong work ethic. I am very proud of the changes Poetry has made which has put her in a position to be successful in CWP. Thank you for your efforts and the kindness you have shown to others. Keep it up!!

Submitted by Mr. Kloke

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Teylor Martin-Forney has dramatically improved his behavior and his focus. He has shown his teachers a desire to learn and has been a positive impact on many of his peers. Teylor is very enjoyable to work with and I look forward to his success here at Mark Morris.

Submitted by Mr. Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP

Mariyah Dore has continued to demonstrate an immense amount of growth in her skills and thoughtfulness as a leader. She has done a masterful job facilitating every group that she has been in charge of this year.  She also presented an excellent small group workshop at the state conference for the second time. Mariyah always goes above and beyond in all she does. She is an outstanding example of a servant leader, and is a young woman that anyone can look up to for outstanding character. Mariyah is also serving as ASB Vice-President.

Submitted by Mr. Ruhter

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Sydney Wood is a third year swimmer, but she started as a total non-swimmer. She has battled illness that has caused her to miss many days of school but she has stuck with the swimming and not given up. She is now an accomplished swimmer, has gained much confidence and becoming more healthy. I enjoyed having her in class!

Submitted by Mrs. L. Clark

 

 

 

 

MATH

Cyann Lillevold is a positive and uplifting person.  She works with determination and perseverance to make sense of the mathematics each and every day.  She is an excellent example of student who can self-advocate for herself.  She is a learner with a growth mindset and encourages her peers to be the same.  Teachers appreciate a hard working student like Cyann.

Submitted by Mr. Forsman

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (Band)

Hailey Davis is a freshman and she has worked really hard to meet all of the new expectations for high school band.  She has a great attitude about pep band and worked really hard during marching season.  Marching can be very difficult and confusing for a beginner but she always gave her best and expected the same from students around her.  Knowing there are new students in my program with great attitudes like Hailey’s really make coming to work enjoyable.  Thank you, Hailey!

Submitted by Mrs. Huffman

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Brooklyn Boudreau is an exemplary student in the Spanish I. In the past month, she has demonstrated great commitment in balancing her extracurricular activities and school. In the classroom, Brooklyn puts effort in participating in class discussions, assisting others as needed and producing high quality work. ¡Muchas gracias!

Submitted by Mrs. Alejandro

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Kellen Mendez has had a positive impact in his classes in the brief time that he has been here at Mark Morris. He continues to have great attendance and a solid work ethic. Kellen is polite and demonstrates kindness to the staff and his peers alike. Kellen shows an excitement for learning and he is going to do well here over the next four years.

Submitted by Mr. Volk

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Husenia Gomez Cifuentes has shown extraordinary growth in English that can only be matched by her effort and determination to succeed. Her optimism for learning and desire to overcome obstacles keeps her persevering. For these qualities she deserves the utmost respect, and student of the month in English.

Submitted by Mrs. Brown

 

 

 

 

 

CTE

Gavin Gribble is an 11th grade student from Manufacturing and Dream Design Build. He has become a leader and focused on hard work and completing projects to help both the school and students. He is patient and willing to help other students as needed. He has a unique approach and great sense of humor. This year he has been a valuable asset to the shops at MM.

Submitted by Mr. Kell

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Adam Nixon currently has the top overall grade in honors-level Physical Science.  He also had the top score on the Measurement Test.  Adam makes excellent contributions to classroom discussions and is a diligent worker.

Submitted by Mr. Powell

 

2018-11-28T20:05:41+00:00November 12th, 2018|

APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

Lane Williams is the perfect demonstration of leadership by quiet example.  Every day, despite temptations by friends to visit or slack off, Lane gets to work immediately on assignments and homework. Daily he has a kind word to say to staff and peers and has an awesome sense of humor.  He offers to help others when they need it and he is a great self advocate! In addition, he is goal driven!  He sees the light at the end of the tunnel for graduation and to a future job and he lets nothing get in his way of success …and he did all this while wrestling and going to state!

Submitted by Tony Vegh

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Easton Henson had no idea how to swim when he started my class but has diligently applied himself. He has gone from barely being able to complete a length of the pool to being a very competent swimmer with one of the best times for the 300 in his class.  We are looking forward to having him try the triathlon this spring.

Submitted by Lori Clark

ENGLISH

Mariah Roseman is an exemplary student, who puts 110% into each assignment that she is tasked with completing.  Her writing shows a lot of promise, as her organizational skills have improved rapidly during her freshman year at Mark Morris.  Furthermore, Mariah is always positive during class time and excels while collaborating with others.  Thank you.

Submitted by Ira Sutherland

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (BAND)

Travis Hutton is doing an amazing job on improvised solos in Jazz Band.  They are interesting, correctly executed and in tempo.  I enjoy listening to the creative ideas he expresses through his solos.  Travis also plays well in Symphonic Band.  He works hard to understand music and likes to go beyond ideas covered in class.  He is an outstanding musician.

Submitted by Regan Huffman

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Gaebreall Douglas has been working hard in Biology, has been actively participating in discussion and in general made huge improvements in his academic dedication in comparison to earlier in the year.

Submitted by Kathryn Miller

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Thea Holen is a joy to have in class. Thea is a foreign exchange student from Norway, she brings energy, fun, and a different perspective regarding world problems. She represents her nation, family, school community, extremely well. Great job Thea!

Submitted by Sam Tilton

 

 

 

 

 

ART

Chandler Byman has one of the best work ethics I have seen in a student. He exhibits integrity, perseverance, responsibility, quality of craft- all this, and he is an employee of Fred Meyer as well. He is an exemplar of his generation.

Submitted by Vivian Pointer

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Reise Dunivin, as a freshman, has struggled to get on top of her classes. At semester, I asked if she wanted to try Algebra Seminar. She agreed, and hasn’t looked back! She uses the class to stay on top of her Algebra homework and now boasts a high A in Algebra 1. She has learned to be self-driven, checking her homework and making corrections to increase her learning. So proud of Reise!

Submitted by Kris Lambert

 

 

 

 

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Jacob Maurer is a senior and excels in Construction Trades and Manufacturing. He consistently produces quality work and works till the end of the bell. He leads by example and isn’t afraid to take on new challenges. He is enrolled in Perry Tech for the next step in his educational career.

Submitted by Sam Kell

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Khloe Weitman is a standout student who is committed to her academics and has been a positive addition to the Mark Morris student body. Recently Khloe was faced with a tough situation and she did the right thing showing her character and Monarch pride. She has proven to her peers that she is a stand up person.

Submitted by Brooks Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

CAREER CENTER

Jordan Miller has been a great help as a Clerical Aid in the Career Center. He delivers messages, runs errands, and helps with the Pride Pantry.  He keeps the Aspire to Achieve forms stocked and helps students find the forms they need.  Thanks for all you do to help the Career Center run smoothly.

Submitted by Elaine Peters

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Derek Jurmu is ready to move on to the next phase of life. He is anxious to put his knowledge and skills to use in the real world. Contemporary World Problems has probably not been the most exciting way to end his school day, but he has shown a consistency in his effort, attitude and quality of work. Finally, I hope that Derek realizes that he possesses all of the qualities needed to be a leader-the question now is, what kind of leader will he be? Hang in there for 6 more weeks!! J

Submitted by Steve Kloke

2018-05-03T15:04:03+00:00May 3rd, 2018|

MARCH STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

 

ADMINISTRATION

Isaiah Parker has made huge strides as a student at Mark Morris.  Isaiah has a dry sense of humor and a friendly nature.  He is a mature, well-spoken young man who is on the path to a positive future.

Submitted by Phil Suek

 

 

 

 

 

CERAMICS

Nashovi Dachtler: To be successful in Ceramics a student needs to be willing to push themselves and try new techniques and experimentation beyond what is demonstrated by the instructor.  This curiosity and the strong work ethic that goes along with it has been demonstrated by Nashovi in Ceramics II this semester.  Nashovi is focused in class and often asks questions that speak of confidence and a maturity in working with clay.

Submitted by Debra Robasky

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Braden Foultner demonstrates a positive attitude and good effort consistently.  He also shows outstanding analytical thinking about events in United States History.

Submitted by Mark Patrick

 

 

 

 

 

CTE

Mikayla Taylor consistently produces quality work and was one of the many who earned her Microsoft Certification in Word.  As an FBLA member, she won 1st place at the Southwest Regional Conference by spending many hours creating an E-Business website.  Placing at Regionals, Mikayla earned the opportunity to compete at the State FBLA Conference in Bellevue.  Presenting her E-Business website, she has developed those soft skills required in any career by utilizing skills, hard work, and perseverance.

Submitted by Jocelyn Schauer

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE TEAM

McKenna Desbiens has been working hard on personal goals and building friendships. She is supportive of her classmates and cheers them on. She has an amazing sense of humor that spreads too!

Submitted by Kathie Faul

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC (CHOIR)

Ian Perry is showing immense growth in choir. His willingness to dig in and sing out really makes him a budding leader in the choir program. His enthusiasm for singing is seen every day.

Submitted by Billy Buhl

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Cali Kangas is a top notch physical education performer. She is bright and attacks each day with a great amount of energy and enthusiasm. She is extremely physically fit and is willing to do all activities with maximum effort.

Submitted by Bill Bakamus

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP

AnnaJade Stephenson is very diligent about her work. She cares about not just getting it done, but doing it right. She also helps her fellow students and keeps a positive attitude.

Submitted by Diondra Beck

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Caleb Thayer currently has the highest grade in Honors-level Physical Science.  He scored 100% on this month’s test on nuclear physics.  Caleb also makes good contributions to classroom discussions.

Submitted by Stephen Powell

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

Cassie Catlin is average when it comes to grades in math, but she has an A+ in commitment to learning.  Cassie is a good example of what it takes to be a good student.  She works hard to always complete her homework, check it for correctness and correct her mistakes each day.  Math doesn’t come easy for her, but she continues to do her best.  She works with other students to seek their help and to give them help.  She works through her difficulties in math and practices a Growth mindset.  She should be very proud of her hard work and dedication to learning.

Submitted by Jerry Forsman

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

Savannah Dominiak is the kind of student that works well with very little instruction. I can always count on her get her assignments done on time and have work that I can use as an example for other students. She demonstrates active learning everyday in class and is going to be a great writer.

Submitted by Zach Phelps

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

Bogdan Malavrazic is a foreign exchange student from Montenegro who has wonderfully adjusted to all things American, especially speaking English. Bogdan interacts with his peer group at Mark Morris in a dignified and mature manner. He has used this experience to learn more about the United States, but also to share about his home country and culture. He has definitely earned the respect of the faculty and students at Mark Morris High School.

Submitted by Steve Kloke

2018-04-16T20:09:55+00:00April 16th, 2018|
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