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Teacher Profile: Rachael Ferreira
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Teacher Profile: Rachael Ferreira

By Abigail Rasol   Name: Rachael Ferreira Department: Math Grades teaching: 9, 11, and 12    Hometown: Bayside, Queens   University: Michigan   “I’ve wanted to be a teacher since I was five years old,” said Rachael Ferreira, Heschel’s newest math teacher. “Since that age, everything that I did was […]

Teacher Profile: Medha Gupta
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Teacher Profile: Medha Gupta

By Eliana Salmon   Name: Medha Gupta Department: Information Technology (IT) Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Previous position: Apple   The Heschel School extends a warm welcome to our newest Technology Support Specialist, Medha Gupta. Medha is from Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to New York City about a year and a half […]

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Teacher Profile: Sammie Smith

By Eliana Salmon   Name: Sammie Smith Department: Language Grades teaching: 9, 10, 11, 12 Home State: Missouri University: Columbia University   “My students are fantastic and my colleagues are so helpful,” said the new Latin teacher, Sammie Smith, who prefers to be called Smith. “I couldn’t have asked for […]

Teacher Profile: Austin Davis
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Teacher Profile: Austin Davis

By Sara Serfaty   Name: Austin Davis Department: English Grades teaching: 9, 10, 11 Hometown: Westchester University: Williams College   “I’m from Westchester, but I grew up like a city kid,” said incoming English teacher Austin Davis, reflecting on his education at the Horace Mann School. As the oldest of […]

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Teacher Profile: Suzy Vogel

By Sara Serfaty   Name: Suzanne (Suzy) Vogel Department: Science (Department Chair) Grades teaching: 9, 12 University: Columbia University     “Real physicists don’t spend any time thinking about high school physics,” Suzy Vogel began. “Modern physics is about the makeup of the universe…[it] describes the behavior of the smallest […]

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Teacher Profile: Jennifer Brenner

By Julia Zabludovsky   Name: Jennifer (Jenny) Brenner Department: Learning Specialist Grades teaching: 9, 10, 11, 12 Hometown: Brooklyn University: University of Wisconsin-Madison   Learning specialist Jennifer Brenner has gone on a long journey of self-discovery – from journalism to Wall Street to education, where she has found her passion. […]

Teacher Profile: Lisa Inberg
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Teacher Profile: Lisa Inberg

By Abi Rasol A new teacher – and a new accent – has been added to the social studies faculty this year: Lisa Inberg. A native of Sydney, Australia, Inberg grew up as the youngest sibling to two older brothers. As a result of spending her childhood in the beautiful […]