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Phil D’Ambrosio - Physical Education Teacher and Coach

I want every student to look forward to returning. I also want to provide them with an idea about or interest in fitness and performance.

Physical Education Teacher and Coach

  • What three adjectives would you use to describe your classroom?

    Energetic, Friendly, Joyous.
     
  • What do you love about Shipley?

    Shipley is a fantastic community with great students.
     
  • What inspired you to choose education?

    I enjoy working with children and seeing them grow!
     
  • What is your favorite lesson, project or activity? Why?

    YOU ARE OUT! A fun game that keeps the kids engaged and emotions running high.
     
  • What is your year-end goal for every student who walks into your classroom?

    I want every student to look forward to returning. I also want to provide them with an idea about or interest in fitness and performance.
  • What is your favorite season?

    Summer
     
  • What is your biggest pet peeve?

    Littering
     
  • Name one of your hobbies.

    Basketball. I am Shipley's varsity boys' basketball coach.
     
  • What is your favorite quote?

    “Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard.”
     
  • Name one thing you can’t live without:

    Family
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