By Ryan Sy
The 2017-18 school has begun at Wall High School. The new year brings in new teachers and staff to almost every school in the country. This year at Wall High School is no different.
There are seven new faces this year. One staff member is Mr. David Pitts, a Science teacher. Another is Mr. Victor Rivera, who is a Physical Education/Health teacher. Some other staff members include Mr. Daniel Pearce, Technology education teacher, Ms. Gretchen Reinhardt, a secretary for Assistant Principal Kristen Scott, Mr. Brendan McDermott, athletic trainer, Ms. Jenna Rutsky, a leave replacement teacher in the Social Studies department, and Mr. Stephen Plunkett, a new paraprofessional helping out in the hallways. All of the new staff members are trying to make a good impression on the students and other staff members.
“I could not think of a better place,” said Mr. Pitts when asked about the High School. “The students are super friendly.”
This year, Mr. Pitts is teaching Honors Physics, Conceptual Physics and Chemistry. He taught in Savannah, Ga., ands at Rumson-Fair Haven before coming to Wall. Prior to that, Mr. Pitts worked in the restaurant industry for 10 years.
“He is not too strict but likes to get stuff done,” said Jack Wolter, a sophomore in Mr. Pitts’ Chemistry class.
“I love Wall,” said Ms. Rutsky, who taught at North Brunswick High School before coming to Wall to teach U.S. History I & II.