CALDWELL, NJ - Academic success, positive and friendly attitude, creative thinker, well-behaved – these are just a few of the traits needed to be nominated as a student of the month at Grover Cleveland Middle School (GCMS), Caldwell. The March students of the month are sixth grader Allie Vinick, seventh grader Griffin Gudiatis, and eighth grader Katie Kreil.

“She (Allie) is intelligent, gracious, and kind to all those around her,” said a teacher representative. “She is a problem-solver and works effectively as a leader in group situations without being overbearing or bossy. She is a positive role model, and well-respected by her classmates."

“Griffin is a very respectful and articulate student. He is constantly looking for connections between the material we learn in class and the world at large. He is extremely responsible and holds himself accountable for his classwork and homework.”

“Katie always does her best and she consistently does her homework. She always has a smile on her face and is friendly and outgoing.”


Seventh grader Griffin Gudiatis, eighth grader Katie Kreil, and sixth grader Allie Vinick.
Credit: Christine Corliss


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Grover Cleveland Middle School
36 Academy Road
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-228-9115
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