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Blast from the Past and a glimpse into the future of a future educator?


Blast from the Past and a glimpse into the future of a future educator?

Tony Gonzalez and Preschool Teacher Patricia Klein

•	Tony Gonzalez with the ESY kids ROXBURY, NJ (September 10, 2019) – Imagine Jefferson School Preschool Teacher Patti Klein’s surprise when Roxbury High School Junior Anthony Gonzalez, a former student entered her room this summer. Tony was a volunteer from the high school program that provides teacher assistants to Extended School Year teachers. 

Klein shared, “Tony was an incredible and is an incredibly gifted assistant, his warmth, compassion, and patience was amazing. Tony was thrilled to help the young children and used every moment of his time to share his enthusiasm.” 

“I found this so enjoyable and I look forward to coming back,” explained Tony. 

We do too Tony! 

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Jefferson School)


For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes at or 973-584-7699. 


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