Emily Matukaitis

About:  Teaches Chemistry and Integrated Science; has been teaching for 3 years; has been at West Haven High School for less than 3 months

Hobbies: I love to hike and be outdoors. I also love arts and crafts!

Fun Facts: I love horror movies - Halloween is my favorite holiday; I am a HUGE Star Wars fan, my brothers and I growing up were obsessed with everything and anything Star Wars; I LOVE animals, I have two cats, one dog, and a fish! 

“I feel so much love and support from EVERYONE within the matter of such a short time. I love all my students and everyone I work with.”

Adam Pelz

About: Teaches U.S. History & Philosophy; 2nd year teaching; first year at WHHS (was at Bailey last year)

Hobbies: Playing/coaching/refereeing soccer, reading, playing video games, working out, and listening to music.

Fun Facts: I was an All-State high school soccer player; my family raises chickens; I am the JV Girls’ Soccer Coach at WHHS; and I am a fantastic singer.

“My favorite part about working in West Haven Public Schools is working with so many wonderful students and staff.”