teachers of the month


Bridget teaches Mathematics and Special Education. This is her 10th year teaching, all of which have been at WHHS.

- September | Bridget Figmic


Michelle is a Special Education teacher teaching Biology. She has been teaching for 25 years, all at WHHS.

- September | Michelle Kelly

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Emily has been teaching for 3 years and has been at West Haven High School for less than 3 months. She teaches Chemistry and Integrated Science.

- October | Emily Matukaitis

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Adam teaches U.S. History & Philosophy. This is his 2nd year teaching and 1st year at WHHS.

- October | Adam Pelz


Joanne teaches Biology and Chemistry. This is her 17th year teaching, all have been at WHHS.

- November | Joanne Trenchard


Peter teaches Social Studies and this is his 25th year teaching, all have been at WHHS.

- November | Peter Trenchard


Joseph teaches Special Education K-12/PACE Program and has been teaching for 24 years. This is his 15th year at WHHS.

- December | Joseph Carr


Emily teaches algebra and geometry and is in her 4th year teaching at WHHS.

- December | Emily Menendez


This is Kristen's first year at WHHS but her 25th year teaching overall. She is currently teaching physics.

- January | Kristen Amon

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Jon teaches US History and African American/Latino Studies. This is his 8th year teaching and has been teaching at WHHS for the past 3 years.

- January | Jon Lopez