NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex Middle School in North Caldwell has officially named its Students of the Month for November 2019. 

The seven honorees—including seventh graders Daisy Shannon, Corey Rapkin, Eva Garguillo and Meadow Doerr and eighth graders Chloe Berger, Delaney Piccoli and Lauren Hain—are pictured above with West Essex Middle School Anti-Bullying Specialist Lisa Tamburri and Principal Dr. Gina Donlevie.

West Essex Regional Schools provided the following description for each Student of the Month for November. 

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7th Grade:

Daisy Shannon has been impressing her teachers from day one of school. She is always prepared, listens carefully, participates in class and is a leader in the classroom. 

Corey Rapkin enters each classroom with focus, determination and interest. He asks intelligent questions and is eager to learn and understand the material being presented. He is kind and polite to his peers and is seen as a quiet leader in the classroom.

Eva Garguilo takes the initiative to approach her teachers with questions or concerns about assignments. She demonstrates kindness during group work and is always willing to go the extra mile.

Meadow Doerr comes in every day with a smile on her face and enthusiastically says hello! She participates every day, is hardworking, and cares about her academics. She is constantly utilizing the class time to grow academically. 

8th Grade:

Chloe Berger is a kind, motivated and responsible student. She participates with enthusiasm and demonstrates an eagerness to learn each and every day. She brings such a positive energy to class and always greets her teachers and classmates with a warm and welcoming smile.

Delaney Piccoli brings her own style of learning and engagement to class discussions and activities. For her, learning is never a chore but a joy. “Laney” always seeks to broaden her knowledge base, and she brings that information to class. Laney brightens the atmosphere in any room.

Lauren Hain is an absolute pleasure to have in class. She is always willing to participate and help her classmates.  She shows leadership qualities in and out of the classroom.