Teacher Feature On Mr. Yost


Sydney Curry, Staff Writer

At which school in the district do you teach?

Stroudsburg Junior High School.

What subject(s) do you teach?

Phys. Ed., Health, and Algebra.

What grade (s) do you teach?

8th/9th grades.

How long have you been teaching at SASD?

24 years.

 What do you find most surprising about your job?

Never judge a student based on past teacher comments.  Build your own relationship with them to get the most out of them.

What is your favorite part about teaching?

Seeing someone do something they didn’t think they could do before.

What is one piece of advice you would share with your students?

Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.

What is your favorite quote and what does it mean to you?

“Well done is better than well said” – Ben Franklin

Why did you choose the subject that you teach?

I played sports all my life and wanted to be a coach. I figured teaching about sports was my best shot at doing it.  Math was an afterthought, but I enjoy the challenge of it.