Thornhill Secondary School

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Average 4.0 based on 2,350 teacher ratings
Thornhill Secondary School is located in Thornhill, Ontario with an average teacher rating of 4.0 stars. When comparing Thornhill Secondary School's teachers to other teachers in the province of Ontario, Thornhill Secondary School's teachers are below the average of 4.26 stars. Thornhill Secondary School ranks 51 amongst all High Schools in the province of Ontario. Learn More
28 ratings
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most entertaining class i've had. as an art teacher she's the best - really cares about what she teaches and wants to...
22 ratings
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She's really rude, and favours people. She's also a really hard marker and takes marks off for no reason
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Man's less clear than half of what Shakespeare says, nice guy though.
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great teacher, really cares about students. get on her good side and shell like you!
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when first hearing about patel, some would say he was a difficult teacher, and some may say he was the best. in my...
42 ratings
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He's amazing, kind, funny and one of best science teachers at TSS!
30 ratings
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Great teacher, nice and supportive. Great teaching skills.

Ansell

Department Science
Former Teacher
2 ratings
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She was a very nice teacher. Her teaching was clear and she was very knowledgeable. I really miss her
26 ratings
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I am seeing a lot of false accusations about this teacher and I'm going to give an honest opinion. Her lessons have...
35 ratings
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OMG id dont even know where to start. SHe is absalutetly the best teacher everr. Although she has favorites,its not...

Farah Yasmin

Department Math
18 ratings
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Extremely helpful, and goes out of her way to ensure all students have a chance to understand the lessons. If you...
16 ratings
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he's a really nice teacher with a lot of experience and you can tell he loves what he teaches. his tutorial lessons...
33 ratings
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very nice teacher, taught me a lot about french. however classes can be a bit dry sometimes but still a great teacher...

Jay Adams

Department History
72 ratings
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Literally the only teacher in all of Thornhill that prepares you for university and is passionate about what he...
16 ratings
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Mrs. Earle is one of the best teachers I have ever had. Not only is she a beautifully kind person, but she is also a...
4 ratings
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Easily one of the top teachers at TSS. You can tell he cares about every student and wants you to succeed. He's very...

Chang

Department Math
14 ratings
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I'm not a math person but she made me excited to go to math everyday. She is the sweetest teacher ever and cares...
12 ratings
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Knowledgeable and engages with the class with a friendly approach. However, she does have favorites and it's...
40 ratings
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The man has 2 bachelor degrees, yet he is teaching technology to a bunch idiots hehexd Overall, don't touch Julie,...
14 ratings
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Omg he is theee beesstttt!!I love him sfm and in my four years of high school his class was the most fun. He marks...
25 ratings
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super harsh marker. all he really does is sit on the computer while we spend a week doing theory. his test questions...
10 ratings
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She's nice and a decent teacher but I don't think she is very knowledgeable of what she is teaching. She doesn't go...

D Moore

Department Music
21 ratings
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He is a nice person but not very good at handling things while teacher. He spends more time talking then actually...
23 ratings
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looking from a purely critical point of view on her teaching ability alone, it is safe to say she is easily the worst...

Omar Rahman

Department Esl
2 ratings
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Great teacher. very enthusiastic and friendly. I really enjoyed his class.
2 ratings
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she is super boring and she won't stop talking
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Excellent!!! :)
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Very knowledgable on the SAP course.
38 ratings
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I loved ms marum, she was extremely nice and she cared a lot about her students. Its sad to see her retire, but it is...
1 rating
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She is ok(ish) but certainly not a person you want to talk to when you have a problem. Also, she does not help much...
35 ratings
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had her for marketing and pretty much taught myself half the course. she's an easy marker overall but will take off...
33 ratings
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Just....no. You won't learn anything useful from this class. Plus he gets bothered by the smallest things that no...
36 ratings
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Honestly, I'm almost depressed that she left. She was a great teacher, was very knowledgeable, and tried her best to...
29 ratings
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Best phys ed teacher
12 ratings
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lots of people complain about her but she's a really good math teacher. she's clear and moves fast but is always...
13 ratings
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Nuts. For Grade 9, 10, & 11 she is quite easy. Annoying but easy. Grade 12 is completely different. She does not...
43 ratings
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Really nice, approachable and overall good guy.
10 ratings
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Not only does she teach all the material she needs to, she also offers real world insight and provides a strong...
29 ratings
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He is a funny teacher, but don't mess with him :D If you do your homework you'll do fine in his class. He helps you...

Adam O'Boyle

Department Math
79 ratings
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Prepared me to university (Waterloo Engineering) super well! If you get 90s with O'Boyle, chances are you will do as...
1 rating
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Best teacher at TSS. Try and get into his class. If you fall behind he is right there to help you back
6 ratings
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GGGGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRR! This woman grinds my gears! She makes the course as boring as shopping with your mom and...

Vanessa Herman-Landau

Department Visual Arts
Former Teacher
22 ratings
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Sad that she left! She was really sweet, and honestly, really cared about art, the class and the students. Glad I got...

K Elliott

Department Science
28 ratings
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She was incredibly uneducated about a lot of general science. She legitimately said that your 'brain waves' are what...
43 ratings
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Prepares you thoroughly and makes first semester of Calc in Engineering feel like an absolute breeze. If I am ever...
37 ratings
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10/10 Awesome, fun, educational, great, wowe. On Marking... I believe she marks as she should, but with a tiny bit...
50 ratings
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She is really mean and tough sometimes, especially if you are not such a great student at math. Plays obvious...
32 ratings
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great English Teacher
26 ratings
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Doesn't expect everyone to think science is the best subject ever. Will help you if you're just there for a pass or...

Mark Gatti

Department Math
52 ratings
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waterloo is soft compared to gatti math
4 ratings
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He is way too much emotional, but he is kinda helpful sometimes.......
56 ratings
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Best Teacher, RIP :)
45 ratings
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one of my favorite teacher in TSS

J Zinman

Department History
22 ratings
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Of the best teachers at TSS. Applied history was the best bcs of him
13 ratings
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Ms Hallis is the best teacher I have ever had. I used to go to bayview ss and the teachers there weren't good. Ms...
37 ratings
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Mr. Benum is one of the best teachers I've ever had. If you ask him a question, he answers your question with many...
9 ratings
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I literally have nothing to say except there's not a single thing I dislike about her. She's such a nice person and...

M Spilberg

Department Music
Former Teacher
30 ratings
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She's ok. Not as bad as her rating shows. Shes not great though.
30 ratings
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the absolute worst teacher i had in high school. no regard for her student and frankly wouldn't be surprised to find...
2 ratings
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BEST GUY EVER, I MEAN OMG HE IS THE BEST TEACHER EVER!
3 ratings
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Having to work with him is one of the worst experiences you will ever go through. Thinks that he is being helpful to...

Amy Maisel

Department Esl
7 ratings
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i've had her for civics and i can honestly say that she was one of the worst teachers i've ever had, she made me hate...

Shira Hart

Department Math
Former Teacher
68 ratings
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Mrs. Hart was an amazing teacher when I had her. Math has never been my strong suit, but she never made me feel...
21 ratings
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One of the best teachers in Thornhill Secondary School. Everything i have learnt from her is being taught in post...
22 ratings
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An awful Librarian. Rather than help create an inviting environment and encourage students to learn and use the...
73 ratings
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Good teacher, a bit intimidating at first but actually quite nice. Her teaching style features a lot of independent...
27 ratings
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An overall friendly and helpful teacher. You can tell she's one of those precious rare teachers who wants to see her...

Pauline Dimitroulakos

Department French
Former Teacher
19 ratings
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Ms. Dimitroulakos is honestly a horrible teacher. She does not help clarify information at all, moves through the...

Howard Belman

Department Counselor
Former Teacher
27 ratings
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Useless, has no idea what he's doing. Worst guidance counsellor, refused to speak, monotone, hard to make...
1 rating
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The real MVP of TSS
7 ratings
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As a music teacher, the class is very unstructured and he gives vague instructions without rubrics so it is difficult...

C Clark

Department English
19 ratings
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I can't tell if she's brilliant or lazy. Her teaching (if you can call it that) is better suited for math. Here's the...
5 ratings
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she's an amazing teacher and the nicest person, but she doesnt take anyone's bs! lol
52 ratings
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she discourages all of her students and makes them feel worthless, says to not go for their goals because they are...

Janice Bordonali

Department Science
Former Teacher
32 ratings
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Janice Bordonali is by far, the best teacher and guidance counselor I have ever encountered. She has inspired me to...

Chris Adams

Department Math
12 ratings
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Mr. Chris Adams now teaches Physics at Richmond Green Secondary School. Without question, Mr. Adams is one of my...
21 ratings
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Rubrics are your best friend in his class. They tell you exactly what he wants, in detail. A very nice guy, who is...
9 ratings
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BEST TEACHER!! Amazing for HPA students! WE <3 YOU HPATTS!!
4 ratings
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Mr. Catapano is a really good teacher and he's super nice.
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GREAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT
4 ratings
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He is beyond helpful, and an amazing person overall. He never stops caring about his students, and that i believe is...
2 ratings
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Best teacher ever, great personality, great teaching skills. Highly recommended.
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She would ever answer questions and always reply "I prefer not to answer". She never has her information down and is...

Mike Grosman

Department Math
39 ratings
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The course was structured brilliantly. Grosman provided booklets with examples

W Schwan

Department English
6 ratings
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Best English teacher I've ever had.
1 rating
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He is a nice guy but not very helpfull in class
5 ratings
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Ms. Patak is honestly a really great person. Key word here being "person". She has a good personality, and sounds...
5 ratings
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nicest teacher and really helps us improve
4 ratings
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best teacher ever! I've learnt so much from him
2 ratings
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very chill and nice teacher, cares about his students a lot. however not very clear on the instructions that he gives...
3 ratings
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Nice and helpful :)

Mr. Moon

Department Religion
1 rating
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I would fail a grade just to have him again
3 ratings
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Mr. Shack was simply a beast. period.
12 ratings
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Super cool teacher, exam was really easy. Made class fun and kept lessons very clear; no tricks on tests. Favorite...
2 ratings
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Best french teacher I've ever had, takes us outside and is very funny and casual and understands our age group
3 ratings
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I loved mme Shopan. omg im so sad she had to leave.. i took grade 10 french with her but dropped grade 11 french...
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