Uproarious cheers from students in Classroom A-19 could be heard down the hall of South Building at Homewood-Flossmoor High School Tuesday afternoon when Catherine Ross-Cook learned she is one of 10 teachers in Illinois receiving the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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Taking a job at Homewood-Flossmoor High School changed Catherine Ross-Cook’s life. Now she is one of 32 finalists from across Illinois nominated for the 2019 Golden Apple Award given in recognition of excellence in teaching.
Kathleen Mesterharm has never wanted to be anything but a teacher. Now she is one of 32 high school teachers who are finalists for the 2019 Golden Apple Award given for excellence in teaching.
Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education members caught a glimpse of why one of their teachers recently received the coveted Golden Apple Award. Newly-selected Golden Apple fellow Andrea Beaty, a fourth grade teacher at Serena Hills School, was joined by seven of her students at the April 24 school board[Read More…]
The surprise announcement was accompanied by balloons, flowers, camera, family members, small children — and tears. Andrea Beaty learned she was named one of the Chicago area’s top teachers when a parade of well-wishers burst into the gym at Serena Hills School on Friday.
Andrea Beaty, a fourth grade teacher for Flossmoor District 161 at Serena Hills School in Chicago Heights, will be among 34 finalists recognized for this year’s Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching.