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Band teacher named finalist for teacher of the year award

Band teacher named finalist for teacher of the year award

Maria Perez Barriga, Gabriel Kaplan, and Katie Hardie

April 15, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

After being nominated for teacher of the year and becoming one of only nine finalists, band teacher Steven Schmitz said he felt enthused about the nomination, but cared most about what his students think. “It’s a great honor to be nominated and to have made it this far, it’s been surreal,” ...

Minnesota teacher of the year candidates announced

Minnesota teacher of the year candidates announced

Ben Sanford

February 8, 2019


Filed under Profiles

Teacher of the year nominee and Park band conductor Steven Schmitz said that he created a welcoming “I’ve tried really hard to build the program here and make it a family, and have the groups all be successful, more successful than when I found them. I feel I’ve been successful at that, so we a...

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