Thornhill Secondary School

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Average 4.06 based on 2,334 teacher ratings
Thornhill Secondary School is located in Thornhill, Ontario with an average teacher rating of 4.06 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 4.29 stars. Thornhill Secondary School ranks 51 amongst all High Schools in the province of Ontario. Learn More
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...
25 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...
36 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...

Pauline Dimitroulakos

Department French
Former Teacher
18 ratings
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Ms. Dimitroulakos is honestly a horrible teacher. She does not help clarify information at all, moves through the...
24 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...

M Spilberg

Department Music
Former Teacher
27 ratings
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Ms. Spilberg is awesome, she's easy going, but we still get it done, with minimal yelling which is awesome

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...
15 ratings
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She is a very fun teacher especially in our Grade 11 Crafts class.
28 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...

Ms. Fremont

Department Law
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She is a very nice teacher. I love to chat with her.
13 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...
34 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...

Adam O'Boyle

Department Math
80 ratings
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Using complicated ways to do simple questions. Ridiculously, stubbornly and meaninglessly strict on showing the...
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...
52 ratings
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She may know what to teach, but not how to teach. She makes her students terrified to ask questions. She gets angry...
56 ratings
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Best Teacher, RIP :)

J Zinman

Department History
23 ratings
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Of the best teachers at TSS. Applied history was the best bcs of him
30 ratings
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Best phys ed teacher
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...

Jay Adams

Department History
74 ratings
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Literally the only teacher in all of Thornhill that prepares you for university and is passionate about what he...

Maria Lingeman

Department Technology
Former Teacher
33 ratings
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she's ok but needs to chill. she's always traveling here there and everyhwere. sometimes wonder if this teachers are...
12 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...
26 ratings
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He's an all around good teacher he explain things, and still likes to challenge your knowledge
11 ratings
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i looooove ms. Debora i went from absolutely hating geography to loving geography. she's also a really nice person...

Amy Maisel

Department Esl
4 ratings
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I really liked her :) Make sure to hand in things on time and do your work, or she'll like hate you. Be nice to her...
6 ratings
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GGGGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRR! This woman grinds my gears! She makes the course as boring as shopping with your mom and...

P Argall

Department Counselor
Former Teacher
9 ratings
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She is a fantastic teacher and is genuinely interested in making her students better writers, she has her moments of...
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...

C Clark

Department English
17 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...

Howard Belman

Department Counselor
Former Teacher
24 ratings
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Not very helpful....or encouraging to talk to.
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...
35 ratings
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One of my favourites from my graduating year in 1991. He was funny, smart and knew his stuff!
13 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...
51 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...

Jane Magnan

Department Business
Former Teacher
26 ratings
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Ms. Magnan is such an amazing teacher!!! I miss her so much!!! So sad she retired :( She tought alot of useful things...
23 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
10 ratings
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Such a great teacher! She helped me so much prepare for College. So glad i had her.. she made class enjoyable.
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...
22 ratings
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An awful Librarian. Rather than help create an inviting environment and encourage students to learn and use the...
6 ratings
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Ms. Patak is a nice person overall but that does not at all make up for her lack of teaching skills, disorganization,...

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...
6 ratings
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helpful, funny and knows her stuff a bit tough at times, but understanding
23 ratings
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The one, The only, The myth, The legend 14/10 would recommend. oh and btw she knows how to make an atomic bomb so...
36 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...
4 ratings
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Mr. Catapano is a really good teacher and he's super nice.

Ms. Shepard

Department Languages
Former Teacher
16 ratings
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BEST TEACHER IN THIS WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD!!!!!!!
10 ratings
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She was one of the best teachers I have ever had and made learning so enjoyable! Loved being in her class and she...
8 ratings
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She did not teach the full grade 10 math curriculum as she did not know what she was teaching. I was good at math and...
12 ratings
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Knowledgeable and engages with the class with a friendly approach. However, she does have favorites and it's...
26 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...
45 ratings
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one of my favorite teacher in TSS
46 ratings
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If ur in need of a roasting session to get your self confidence in check hes definatly the guy to go to

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...

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...
9 ratings
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BEST TEACHER!! Amazing for HPA students! WE <3 YOU HPATTS!!
31 ratings
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great English Teacher

Mike Grosman

Department Math
39 ratings
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The course was structured brilliantly. Grosman provided booklets with examples
45 ratings
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He's an easy teacher overall, marks easily, and is very nice. May not teach all of the subject but it is not hard to...
43 ratings
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Really nice, approachable and overall good guy.
26 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...

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...
29 ratings
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She is more than qualified to be a highschool art teacher. She's usually very nice and funny and her classes are...

W Schwan

Department English
7 ratings
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Mr. Schwan is just absolutely amazing. Despite everyone complaining about his inclusion of politics in class, it has...
33 ratings
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"DON'T TOUCH JULIE" - Mr. D'Angela Mr. D'Angela was one of the best teachers I ever had. He really makes you think...
2 ratings
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Always super prepared, very kind and positive, extremely interesting class discussions, very fair tests, and is a...
12 ratings
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She's a sweetheart. I actually liked Geo with her.
31 ratings
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Great teacher, nice and supportive. Great teaching skills.
3 ratings
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Talks too much, and interrupts you even more...
4 ratings
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He prioritizes the dress code over the quality of your education

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...
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...
7 ratings
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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...
20 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...
6 ratings
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i only had her for careers so idk how she is when teaching a really hard course, but she was a generally easy marker...
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...
18 ratings
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Very helpful, helped me with my academics. Very good guidance consoler.
3 ratings
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He is a nice teacher and marks fairly, gives proper feedback. But the class goes way too slow and is boring -Jaafer...
2 ratings
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What the person below says is true, how can we focus on school work when our teacher comes to class in tight,...
1 rating
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Mr. Baerg is a super easy going teacher. He's very flexible on due dates, clear on instructions, jokes around with...

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...
1 rating
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great teacher, really cares about students. get on her good side and shell like you!

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
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...
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...

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
1 rating
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Excellent!!! :)
3 ratings
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Very knowledgable on the SAP course.
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...
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
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...

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.......
2 ratings
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BEST GUY EVER, I MEAN OMG HE IS THE BEST TEACHER EVER!
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...

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...
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...
4 ratings
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GREAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT
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