The Hawkeye

Former MTHS English teacher dies at 63

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 25, 2017

Former MTHS English and social studies teacher Gaynelle Derr died in December 2017 at the age of 63. Derr taught at MTHS for 11 years until her retirement in 2015 for medical reasons. In those 11 years, Derr developed special relationships with fellow staff and her students, who were both Advanced Placemen...

Dynamically Derr

Dynamically Derr

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2015

As much as we’d like to think we’re in total control of our lives, often it’s only through reflection and retrospect that we can more fully appreciate the influence that serendipity has played in our life’s journey. For English teacher Gaynelle Derr, providence and good fortune have been deli...

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Gaynelle Derr