Friday, February 1st, marked yet another successful Shadow Day for the High School. Shadow Day is seen as a unique way to honor Groundhog Day and is a longstanding annual tradition here at Hopatcong High.
Students are given the opportunity to seek out their favorite teacher and accompany him/her throughout the daily school routine, essentially acting as the teacher’s ‘shadow’. This includes dressing up as
“Most shadows are given the opportunity to co-teach a class with their shadowed teacher, said English teacher Mrs. Sandra DeRose. “It’s a great opportunity for a student to see their education through a different lens,” DeRose added.
Shadow Day participants are treated to a luncheon hosted in the library by the HHS Student Council. This year there were 36 participants, a great showing of our student body’s enthusiasm and teacher appreciation!