I had the honour of calling room 131 home from 1986 to 1990. I was totally out of control during those years and I'm sure I pushed JP to his limits. I don't know how he got the strength to put up with me, but thankfully he did. Thank you, John, for believing in me. You are, by far, the best teacher (and waterpolo coach) I ever had. Happy retirement! You earned it! Cheers!
I had a rough start to highschool with my failing grades and my awful attitude towards school but mr.P out of all my teachers was the only one who took the time to figure out what was going on with me. He knew there had to be something more and that we could fix it together. Always continued to encourage me telling me my pontential was incredible and doing everything in his power to help me suceed. Stuck by my side through rough times. One of the best humans I have ever met. Love that man.
Mr.P is an awesome teachcer he is retaring this year :( after 32 years, he is crazy but a great performance teacher.
Mr Pohran is the Father of the Strings program. He watches out for all the little stringies and pushes all of them to succeed. The best thing at Canterbury is him.
Amazing teacher. Very inspiring. He makes everyone feel good about themselves and makes us want to learn. He treats his students like his own children and makes us all feel special. I have improved so much at violin since I started high school, and a large part of it is because of him.
HE'S THE BESY TEACHER EVER !!!! i hope he doesn't leave !
Father of the strings program, amazing and very charismatic even though I disagree with 99% of his life lessons and he tends to overly simplify theory. Guess who Mr P!
Best teacher I've ever had. He is really like a father to the entire strings program. He gets upset when you don't do something you should've done and he pushes you pretty hard, but its all worth it.
BESTESTESTESTEST TEACHER EVER. GO JP !!!!!! He's the best TEACHER at ANYTHING, Period. Nuff said. :D :) WOOOOOOOT
Such a great teacher... I will be sad when he leaves for good. THe only reason that I am still in school.
I had Mr. Pohran for Music History back in '99 when I started the vocal program. Indeed, I was not a disciplined student and wish I had taken his classes more seriously. He has a great sense of humor!
love him to death. He treats his students like they are his own children. He has strong morals and values and is fun to work with!
Mr P is THE best Teacher at Canterbury. Intimidationg when your not in strings...but he is an amazing music teacher. It will _SUCK_, when he leaves.
Mr. P is an absolutly fantastic teacher. Anyone who has him get so much more then just an education, they get an experience. He is so much fun and has this incredible love for music that make the course so much more enjoyable and real. He makes everyone feel like a family and the strings class right now are not piers at all but a community, a family, a reason for coming to school at all. He teaches music because he loves it and not because he has to. He is probably the best thing that has ever happened to C
best teacher i have ever had. so supportive and genuine. because of him, the strings program is like a family. i can tell he really cares about all of his students. i don't know what chs will do when he leaves
had john years ago, incredibly caring, fun, and above all talented teacher.
ALL TIME FAVOURITE SCHOOL TEACHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He is so amazing and funny, he definately knows how to get the best out of everyone. I still say that mr p is too young to retire!!! heard that mr P NO RETIRING!!!!!!
Such a nice teacher, but he picks favourites! In grade 10, he drove me home so i could fix an assignment that had to be handed into Mr. Ridgway! I will miss him!
I like Mr. Pohran, I've found him to be an excellent mentor, and a very frank teacher.
mr pohran is so cool! he has tought me so much, and has pushed me to become a better violinist! great parties! the christmas lights around the class were amazing this year! im so glad mr ps my teacher
He is a great teacher who understands us and cares about us. He makes class so much fun and enjoyable. He's the best teacher ever!!
He made me not regret staying in music. He's always been very kind to me, and we actually get things accomplished in class. I really like how he lets us e-mail assignments to him.
Mr. P is the coolest teacher ever! Great puns, stories and jokes. Awesome X-Mas party! He goes out and buys 100 1L cartons of chocolate milk then gives them to us. Cool guy! :D
Great teacher and fun theory class 2 years ago. DON"T FORGET THE BURNSOON MR. POHRAN.
Had Mr. P for 4 years! And in each year he was very different, sometimes a good teacher or a horrible one. Which explains why one year the majority of the strings class dropped it
awesome teacher, gives very useful advice about your music playing, funny old man
This man is a gift to music education. If you have the chance to, listen to him. And respect him. Hes genuine, and he knows what hes doing. A rare combination.
Relates well to us & good with us kids. Jokes are OK
Mr. Pohran, I'll miss seeing you at church. I miss seeing your daughter at school and youth group at the Met. I'll miss the CCF.
CCF loves ya for what you do! Thatnks for the stories.
Mr. P what will we do about you. You totally skipped our last theroy class ever. GRRRRRR.... oh well. Pohrans Angles forever.
Mr.Pohran's so great...he's the nicest man and he has a good sense of humour. Get back in your igloo!
hehe, Mr. P is a priceless gem... but very impatient!!!!!!!!
coolest teacher in the school, needs new pun ideas tho...