BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A little bit Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, a little bit Tool Time from Home Improvement, Mr. Geiger's Garage is the latest youtube sensation making students (and parents) across the nation - or at least Berkeley Heights - smile and laugh every evening.
Frank Geiger, Principal of Columbia Middle School, took to the airwaves last Wednesday, March 18th, from his garage with a new signature greeting and sign off and a whole lot of fun, advice and good spirit. Every weeknight since, Mr. Geiger has hosted a session from his garage where he chats with students and encourages them to keep working hard, tells stories, and shows them how to make things in his woodshop. Special guests have included his shop dog Burke, Mike Skara from the BHPS technology team, CMS Science Teacher Tom Clayton, and Representative Bramnick from the State of New Jersey.
He has also challenged his students to try to guess when his youngest granddaughter will officially take her first steps in the 'Walking Beatrice Challenge'! The winning student will receive a ‘snack package’ delivered to their home courtesy of Mr and Mrs. Geiger.
Thank you Mr. Geiger for bringing this Bright Spot to our students during this challenging time. We can't wait to hear about (and maybe see!) Beatrice take her first steps soon and find out who the lucky student winner is.
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