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Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching

Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching

By Gil Jacobson, Ana Faguy, and Julia Heimlich

May 30, 2014

Gayle Jones After 35 years at CHS, spanish teacher Gayle Jones will retire at the end of June. CHS hired Jones for her first teaching job in February 1979 after another employee was transferred. “Spanish isn’t the only thing I’ve taught,” Jones said.  “I was a double major in college...

Teachers look foward to relaxing retirement

By Emily Birnbaum, Editor-In-Chief

May 29, 2013

Joel Aronchick Health and physical education teacher Joel Aronchick plans to retire at the end of this year after 35 years of teaching—28 of them with MCPS and four with CHS. He has chosen this year to retire because his daughter and stepdaughter are both graduating from college while his youngest...

Weast plans to retire

By By Joseph Kim, Production Editor

September 30, 2010

After an 11-year career in MCPS, Superintendent Jerry Weast will retire at the end of the school year, leaving a long legacy of reform during his time as superintendent including one of his primary goals, decreasing the inequality gap among students. "Equity among diverse groups of students progre...

Staff members to retire this year

By Bobby Hirsch, Observations Editor

May 29, 2009

At the time this article was published, three staff members had announced their retirement. Media specialist Kathy Boivin has worked at CHS for five years and in MCPS for about 18.  She will be moving to South Carolina. “I am looking forward to a new direction in my life,” Boivin said.  “[I...

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