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Teacher Appreciation Week

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Have a favorite teacher or staff member at the Guilford eLearning Virtual Academy?  Write about him/her and send it to with the hashtag #GCSAllStars or send it to our webmaster - - to have it posted here!

Brooklyn loves her teacher Mrs. Coltrane. She loves coming to class daily and interacting with her teacher and classmates. She has really enjoyed 1st grade and this is due to the exciting things her teacher has planned for the class during the year. She loved being student of the week and month and really loves the Friday dance parties. Thanks for being an excellent educator and role model. These kids adore you!! 💗

 From Brooklyn.... You are the best teacher and I really love math and being with you!


Mrs.Coltrane is my favorite teacher. I love doing math and reading with her. I loved being student of the week. I love the movie days. She is the best! From Ava Pate #GCSAllStars


My daughter is in Aenessa McKain's second grade class at Guilford e-learning Virtual Academy.  Her constant positivity and encouragement inspires my daughter to work harder, learn more, and have fun doing it.  She is also very capable and encouraging when using technology in her classroom.  My daughter has learned to use so many different tools and platforms to develop and share her work, and she loves the opportunity to try new things.  She has had a wonderful year in Ms. McKain's class and will miss her terribly.  Ms. McKain is definitely an all star!


We love Ms. Peak!  She makes learning fun and loves me and unicorns!

Love, Avery

Hello my name is Jayla Counts and my favorite teacher is Mrs. Kelchner she goes above and beyond to make sure all of her students understand our work. She is very nice and I’m going to miss her next year. I love you Mrs. K.

We would like to acknowledge and send appreciation to Ms. L. Bringman at Guilford Virtual Academy (2nd Grade teacher) for her dedication and tireless effort to teach our children. Our child, Kaleb Mekonnen demonstrated great progress due to her concerted effort. 

Tomas likes the way Ms. Luckey teaches because she makes it fun. She is always willing to help him if he gets stuck or tries to word it so he can understand it. Tomas has told me that he wants her to be his teacher again next year. We love you Ms. Luckey 

Good afternoon, I have to show our appreciation for Mrs. Michelle Coble with the Virtual Academy  !!! I could not be more grateful for having such an amazing teacher! Mrs. Coble is kind, caring, intelligent, patient, loving and such a beautiful person inside and out!!! She is such a blessing and no matter what we come up against in our schedules she is understanding and flexible and works with us. I know the struggles of having to teach and take care of your family while working remotely but she is amazing and makes it look effortless!!!! She is SUPER at all she does!! THANK YOU GCS, THANK YOU VA, AND THANK YOU MRS. COBLE!!   #GCSALLSTARS

'What we love about Ms. Donovan, Gambit's kindergarten teacher is that she truly cares about her students. To Gambit and his Nana, Ms. Donovan is an all-star, is because she gets things done, if you don't have supplies or books, she makes sure you have a printout, and will make sure you can get supply's that are handed out at Hunter. Ms. Donovan has so much patience with the students, you can tell she enjoys teaching and being with the students. Ms. Donovan is an awesome teacher who loves her students and job as an educator, and Gambit loves his teacher. 🙂 Thank you Ms. Donovan! ❤️#GCSAllStars.

Thank you, Ms. Cregar! You give the best of yourself to see others advance. We’re so grateful our child is in your class and has the good fortune of having you as her teacher. Thank you.

Elexys Smith Parents❤

Ms. Peak is my favorite teacher. She makes our sessions fun and enjoyable. She plays goNoodle for us. I love her.

Rishi Pradhan-Grade1 

For Ms. Bennett

By Far we definitely lucked up with our 1st grade teacher Ms. Bennett! She is a God sent during these uncertain and out of this world times we have be blessed with this AMAZING teacher! If we wasn’t surrounded by our own things I would not know we are doing virtual learning this year. Ms. Bennett is always just a phone call, text, dojo message away! She is prompt when responding and eases our mind by offering one on one lives, phone calls and will explain step by step ways to get you through the assignments when needed.  She suggested small group and it definitely helped Sydney so much because now our Sydney is booming in class. Sydney has definitely came out her shell with Ms. Bennett’s guidance. Ms. Bennett ROCK she should be the teacher of the YEAR!


Shakeda Logan ( Sydney Logan’s Mom)

Ms. McCarthy is the best. She teaches us fun things. She's always here to help us when we need it. 

- Madelyn

We love Ms Gordon! Andrew is learning so much in kindergarten. Ms Gordon is graduating tomorrow that’s nice. I am happy because she does schoolwork with us. #Yay Ms Gordon! Andrew Robertson

We would like to show our appreciation to our 1st grade awesome teacher,  Mrs. Laughlin!! Makayla enjoys Mrs.Laughlin as well as her classmates. Despite the circumstances we all had to face, she has managed to keep a smile on her and her students faces. She shows compassion for teaching and love for her students. We just wanted let her know that she is very much appreciated and we thank her for doing such a wonderful job!!! #GCSAllStars

Makayla Terry and Family❤️

Elexys said she appreciates Ms. Cregar because she's always nice to her and she loves her so much!❤

Elexys Smith

To whom it may concern, 

We love Ms. Kelly Donovan. She’s very engaging with the students and always strive to get the kids to do their best. My child loves to see her every day and enjoys the lessons we do. She’s a great teacher and we wish we can have her over and over again every year. Thank you Ms. Donovan!

The Sampson family

Mrs McCormick’s math class is the best class. She makes me really like math

Stevie Prince 

My family wants to recognize Ms. Darlene Pettress. She is a 2nd grade teacher at Guilford eLearning Virtual Academy. Ms. Pettress is the definition of an All-star! She goes above and beyond every day for each child. She is passionate, and caring for all of her students. She is patient with the children and takes time with each of them. She develops relationships with each child. She is dedicated and she makes time for her students and parents to meet with her when needed as often as needed. Her classroom environment is conducive to learning and she spreads positivity to each student. She keeps her children engaged and makes sure that they are attentive as much as possible. She patiently handles all opportunities and challenges with love and care. Her lessons and activities challenge the students and help them to grow and learn. She always models the lesson and constantly checks for student understanding in every group. Mrs. Pettress has a desire to see each student succeed in her class. Her top priority is her students and she has a strong desire to make a lasting difference in the lives of her students. She has worked so hard to get her second graders ready for third grade. Mrs. Pettress is an awesome teacher.
Amber Staten