REMEMBER THAT TIME WHEN HE LED US GET TO NATIONALS AFTER A 20 YEAR LULL!!! Absolutely amazing man!!! Hilarious, kind, and you can see his passion for music every day.
Even before I got to high school, the legend of Gordo was told in every grade eight class in Elliot Lake. A terrific musician, teacher, and person. We're gonna miss you Gordo.
Taught drama one year, one of the kindest, funniest, all around great teachers that you'll ever find. He just wants people to feel good about themselves, and teach them what he knows
Just when you thought he only knew music- boom history teacher. He made music so enjoyable even when you hated it. His jokes are iconic, and his roasts are even better. He knows so much, and he says it's just a 'hobby'. You can really talk to him and know he's really listening. He really prides himself in his work, including his band; no matter how much they suck that year.
He is by far the best teacher I have ever had! He made every class enjoyable, was very understanding, and always taught in a way that helped everyone to understand. He is truly a legend!
JACK GORDON IS THE MOST INCREDIBLE MAN YOU WILL EVER MEET! His passion for music is utterly contagious and his jokes are damn historic! Gordo will laugh along with you and has no shame telling you to shut up (if you're cool enough to handle it.) He has been there for me and my band and he has changed out lives in ways I am sure none of us will ever forget. He got us to Nationals and made sure we knew music is about passion and is hard work and effort.
Amazing teacher. It's rare to find a small town teacher who, in my opinion, could very easily transition to teaching post-secondary. Even still, he's good for ELSS. Students who struggle are given simple concrete ways to improve and students who excel are never left without a challenge (if wanted, of course). Good sense of humor. Also pretty sure he'd out flute Johnny's fiddle.
Fun, caring and never dull.
After four years, I am still in absolute awe of him. So knowledgable and so accepting of students of all levels. His passion and love for music is contagious.
The best teacher
I miss Gordo so much, he made me the musician I am today!
he is the most amazing teacher i have ever had! he is helpful and fun but also amazing at teaching music. he plays almost every instrument and can help you with anything.
Mr.Gordon taught me music in highschool and was a great teacher!!!
one of my favourite people at elss, but not one of my favourite teachers.
I never actually had him as a teacher but he's so nice and funny.