Mr. Alex Pineda » Introduction

Introduction

Welcome 6th grade students and parents to the beginning of the middle school journey. As I will have the school year to learn about your children and yourselves I feel it's important for you all to know some about myself. 
 
Biography:
I have been working in North Bergen going on 14 years. Throughout those years I have been lucky to work all these years at Horace Mann. I am a graduate of New Jersey City University and a local kid of Hudson County.
I began teaching 5th grade at Horace Mann which I taught for 9 years. Leading into my 10th year of teaching the 6th grade became departmentalized and I jumped at the opportunity to teach two of my favorite subjects when I was a student. My goal is to install that love for Science and History that has stayed with me to this day.
Aside from teaching I was the girl's basketball coach at Horace Mann for 10 years and was lucky enough to bring 4 championships to Horace Mann which I take great pride in. I am a father of 3 girls 2 which are in college in 1 that will begin 5th grade so I understand the struggle of being a working parent and I am committed to working with your children and yourselves to make our learning circle a success. 
I hope everyone has a great year and if parents have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me through email. 
 
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world- Nelson Mandela
Welcome 6th grade students and parents to the beginning of the middle school journey. As I will have the school year to learn about your children and yourselves I feel it's important for you all to know some about myself. 
 
Bio:
I have been working in North Bergen going on 13 years. Throughout those years I have been lucky to call Horace Mann my only home school. I am a graduate of New Jersey City University and a local kid of Hudson County.
I began teaching 5th grade at Horace Mann which I accomplished for 9 years. Leading into my 10th year of teaching the 6th grade was becoming departmentalized and I jumped at the opportunity to teach two of my favorite subjects in school. 
Aside from teaching I was the girls basketball coach at Horace Mann for 10 years and was lucky enough to bring 4 championships to Horace Mann which I take great pride in. I have come out of retirement to coach the boys team this year to bring home that missing boys championship. Let's Go Cougars!!!
I am a father of 3 girls 2 which are in college in 1 that will begin 4th grade so I understand the struggle of being a working parent and I am committed to working with your children and yourselves to make our learning circle a success. 
 
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world- Nelson Mandela