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July 9, 2021 | Two WMS Teachers Honored With National Awards

Posted July 9, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS to two of Westside Middle School’s amazing teachers for their recent awards from Edficiency!
Faren Huben Award
Abbey Painter Award
Faren Huben and Abbey Painter are honored for going above and beyond during their flexible instructional time. Ms. Huben, Math Teacher at WMS, is honored with the 2021 Excellence in Flex Time Award in the Middle School Teacher category. Ms. Painter, Speech Language Pathologist at WMS, received an Honorable Mention.
We are so proud of these terrific educators and of Westside Middle School administrators who support them! From Ms. Huben: "(Assistant Principal) Brian Stevens <should> also be recognized for his work/effort with implementing our Warrior Time. I am humbled that Brian and another coworker would have nominated me but I really feel our flex time is a team effort. I implement Warrior Time in the ways Brian has outlined and encouraged and so feel he is very deserving of recognition as well."
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