New Teacher Alert: Mr. Gill


Lauren Carter

Mr. Gill is a new teacher at Woodbridge High School.

Lauren Carter, Editor

Robin Gill is a new teacher at Woodbridge High School, who teaches sophomore English. He is a JFK alumnus and looks forward to starting this school year off strong.

Barron Perspective: Where are you from?
Mr. Gill: I am a resident of Woodbridge Township, specifically Iselin.

BP: When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?
MG: When I was younger I wanted to be a detective.

BP: Where did you attend school before college?
MG: Before college, I attended school at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School.

BP: What made you want to be a teacher and when did you realize this?
MG: My senior year at high school I was told by my English teacher that I would make a great teacher. (So she basically saw something in me)

BP: What college did you attend? What was your major? What activities did you enjoy while there and why?
MG: I attended Middlesex County College for 2 years, got my associate’s degree, and then transferred to Kean University for my Bachelor’s degree.

BP: What is your previous teaching experience, if any?
MG: Previously I have taught in Westfield High School and Edgar Middle School in Metuchen.

BP: What classes are you currently teaching and what will you be teaching next semester?
MG: Currently, I am teaching English 2S and English 2R.

BP: How were your first few days of the school year at Woodbridge High School? What do you like about WHS?
MG: I really enjoy being a teacher at Woodbridge High School. The students, faculty, and school atmosphere are all very welcoming.

BP: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities, if so, what and why?
MG: Currently, I am not involved in any extra-curricular activities. Only time will tell if that will change or not.

BP: How do you plan on making this a good school year?
MG: I plan on starting the year off and the same way I plan on ending it off, with hard work and determination.

BP: What are you looking forward to this school year and why?
MG: I am looking forward to making meaningful connections with my students, teachers, and administrators.

BP: What hobbies do you enjoy outside of school?
MG: Outside of school, I enjoy working out, playing basketball, and boxing.

BP: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
MG: Thank you for taking the time out and interviewing me.