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Save Ms. Duke's Job!

192 Signatures Goal: 250

We, the undersigned, vehemently oppose Mr. Vincent Suraci's decision to fire the beloved language teacher, Ms. Danielle Duke. A senior member of the language department at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157, Ms. Duke is not only an incredibly efficient teacher, but also a devoted, dedicated, and caring person. Throughout her many years of teaching, not a single one of her French students has failed the state-issued Checkpoint A exam for French. She is one of the most creative and able teachers the entire school has known. Outside her language classroom, Ms. Duke actively engages in activities to help promote the school's general well-being. She genuinely cares for her students, and promotes student interest in Spanish and French. Her well-organized teaching methods have accounted for the success of many Halsey graduates in these languages, and her dedication to her students has earned her the everlasting love of both her present students, as well as those that have long graduated from Halsey Junior High. Principal Vincent Suraci's decision to let such a valuable staff member under the guise of "not enough interest in the French language at Halsey" is unappreciated by her current students, her previous students, as well as incoming students. As Stephen A. Halsey's lone French teacher, Ms. Duke provides a wonderful asset to the school. Additionally, contrary to Principal Suraci's claims, interest in the French language on the students' part has not diminished. Please help Ms. Duke keep her job! We love you, Ms. Duke!

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