CALDWELL, N.J.October 8, 2014 – Each month, Grover Cleveland Middle School (GCMS), Caldwell, selects one student from each grade as its student of the month. To be nominated as Student of the Month, students must achieve academic success, exhibit appropriate behavior, possess a positive and friendly attitude, be genuine in that they are understanding, honest, and caring, and be a creative thinker. The teachers nominate and then select one student from each grade.

For October, the GCMS students of themonth are sixth grader Michael Medina, seventh grader Emma Krupp and eighth grader Jessica Rizzo.

“Michael is courteous, pleasant and helpful to everyone,” said a teacher representative. 

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Added another teacher representative, “Emma is a well-organized serious student who always puts a lot of effort into her classwork.” 

“Jessica is a true leader and makes a great role model for other eighth graders to follow.” 

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