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    Teacher Profile: Nada Bourji

    by  • October 14, 2015 • Local, New Teachers, Profiles • 0 Comments

    Nada Bourji posing for a picture. Photo by Meghan Yip.

    With a passion to work in a school setting, Nada Bourji joins the Malden High School staff as the new guidance counselor for the freshmen in Brunelli and Jenkins house. Bourji originally grew up in Canton, Massachusetts, and has recently moved into Malden. During her childhood, she grew up in a second-generation Lebanese household....

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    Malden High School New Librarian

    by  • September 30, 2015 • Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    Malden High School is giving a warm welcome to new librarian, Mary Liberge. Before making her way to MHS, she was a librarian at the Ferryway School. Liberge originally had wanted to pursue teaching, but her passion for books steered her towards being a librarian. She loved fiction novels as a child and continues...

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    New Teacher Profile: Kathlyn Hill

    by  • September 29, 2015 • Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    Kathlyn Hill is Malden High School’s newest edition to the English department. Hill is from Anchorage, Alaska and earned her bachelor degree at the University of Alaska Anchorage and her Masters degree at Willamette University in Oregon. She has five younger siblings with whom she completed summer school with every year as a child,...

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    New Teacher Profile: Duncan MacLaury

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    BY MEGAN DOWNER & CANDELA DIAZ Malden High School welcomes one of its newest addition to the staff, world history and psychology teacher, Duncan MacLaury. MacLaury grew up in New York but he moved to Boston where he attended Tufts University, majoring in history. He he has a love for reading, and traditionally re-reads The Lord...

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    New Teacher Profile: Jennae Cohen

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Homepage, Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    BY AMANDA NGUYEN & TENZIN DORJEE Jennae Cohen is temporarily joining the staff of Malden High School to fill in for the absence of Jessica Bisson. Cohen, a New York native, graduated Siena College with a degree in English. Shortly after graduating Siena College, Cohen worked in the publishing industry. Cohen explained that  “she...

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    New Teacher Profile: Lauren Kutler

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    With the help of experienced staff members, and the passion that drove her goals, Lauren Kutler, a native of Portland, Oregon, began her career as a math teacher at Malden High School. Kutler graduated from Whitman College in Washington, but received her Masters degree in teaching at Boston University. Her experience student teaching at...

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    New Teacher Profile: Ola Kordowska

    by  • September 22, 2014 • Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    BY KARINA MATOS & ANNA DESOUZA Ola Kordowska may be new to the math department, but she is not new to Malden High School. Kordowska went from being a paraprofessional to a substitute math teacher for Cara Joyce, then back to paraprofessional when Joyce came back from maternity leave. Luckily “the school had an...

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    New Teacher Profile: Ellsworth Fersch

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Homepage, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    History teacher, Ellsworth Fersch, is joining the Malden High School faculty officially this year after having been a student teacher here, working with both Michael Lightbody and former MHS teacher Jamie Green. However, that was not his first experience in front of a class, having taught English abroad in Korea for six years, a...

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    New Teacher Profile: Rebecca Corcoran

    by  • September 18, 2014 • Homepage, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    BY KATIE MAI & AMANDA DE MORAES Rebecca Corcoran grew up in the town of Norfolk, Massachusetts. She graduated in 2006 from King Philip Regional High School then enrolled into Boston University where she spent four years studying and majoring in International Relations, primarily International Order. From a young age, Corcoran had a passion...

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    New Teacher Profile: Amy Cianci

    by  • September 17, 2014 • Homepage, Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    BY ROBERTO DE OLIVEIRA & FELICIA FALLANO Former student teacher Amy Cianci is continuing her teaching experience here at Malden High School. Cianci returned this year to teach chemistry courses, which include two honors classes and three college-preparation classes. Her interest in science developed at a young age, developed through her grandfather, an engineer, who...

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