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Teachers and Staff Member of the Year

Notre Dame is proud to announce our Teachers and Staff Member of the Year for 2019-2020. Following are our winners along with the kind words written in their nomination forms. We thank them for their tremendous service along with all our wonderful faculty and staff.
 
Mrs. Brittany Brydges
The Arts Department
2019-2020 Teacher of the Year
Notre Dame High School
 
Words that describe this person are: kind, patient, caring, dedicated, and engaged.
 
This teacher spends countless hours preparing for classes and grading student work.
 
This teacher takes the time to get to know their students and helps them strive to
better themselves in the classroom and as young adults.
 
This teacher knows how to support the students emotionally and academically
and lets them learn at their own pace.
 
She is absolutely amazing; she dedicates so much time and energy into everything
she does at school.
 
She has been a fabulous mentor and moral support counselor for our daughter.
 
Her classroom is always open and she always puts her students’ needs before hers.
 
She gets to know every student as individuals. I wish I could have her every
period of the day.
 
She represents the true mission of Notre Dame.
 
For all of these reasons please join me in congratulating
Mrs. Brittany Brydges-Neely for being the 2019-2020 teacher of the year!
 
Mr. Robert Dingle
The English Department
2019-2020 Teacher of the Year
Notre Dame High School
 
Words that describe this person are: supportive, fun, helpful, witty and positive.
 
This teacher is a great teacher who also knows how to make class fun.
 
This teacher is helpful both in and out of the classroom.
 
Their class is entertaining and academically challenging.
 
This teacher is like a father figure at my school.
 
This teacher taught me to love English.
 
He taught me to shorten my essays and always has words of insight.
 
He is very flexible and always understanding of our needs.
 
He tells fantastic stories from a long and rich career in education.
 
He takes the time to ask you how you're doing, congratulate you on a recent achievement, and puts a smile on your face with a kind word or a witty comment.
 
He is absolutely one of the best teachers I have ever had.
 
For all of these reasons please join me in congratulating Mr. Robert Dingle for being the 2019-2020 teacher of the year!
 
Mrs. Debbie Chiarello
College and School Counseling Office
2019-2020 Staff Person of the Year
Notre Dame High School
 
Words that describe this person are: kind, responsive, flexible, dedicated, supportive and respectful to all.
 
This person manages multiple job responsibilities effectively and  
conscientiously. She wears many hats and makes everything run smoothly.
 
This person understands the significance her job has on the lives of faculty, students, and families alike.
 
She is always on top of things, even before you know what you need.
 
She is a wonderful colleague who always gives painstaking detail and attention to whatever needs we have.
 
Her willingness to learn, adjust, and refine her work process is second  
only to the quality of the meatball and pasta meals she has provided for our seasonal celebrations.
 
She is simply the best and an absolutely wonderful person!
 
For all of these reasons please join me in congratulating Mrs. Debbie Chiarello for being the 2019-2020 staff person of the year!
 
 
 
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Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, Notre Dame High School, founded in 1957, is a college preparatory school for grades 9 - 12, preparing young men and women for lives of purpose, built upon a foundation of Catholic faith, with a commitment to academics, co-curricular activities and service to others.