SPFHS bids farewell to retiring educator Laurie Call


photo by Ian MacPherson; artwork by Peter Warren.

Ian MacPherson

As senior graduation draws near, so does the time for retiring educators to depart from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Five members of the SPFHS community will be embarking on an exciting new stage of their lives: teachers Laurie Call, Suzanne Doliber, Janet Ramos and Mary Kate Schiller, and supervisor Vincent Turturiello.
Call reflects on her experience at SPFHS and looks to the future.
Q: How long have you been working at the High School?
29 years.
Q: What were you doing before you started working here?
I taught in North Plainfield.
Q: What led you to work here?
A full time position and opportunity to coach.
Q: What is the most rewarding aspect of your job here?
Getting students to appreciate physical activity. Seeing students grow and mature into young adults.
Q: What do you plan on doing after you retire?
I look forward to spending more time with my family and enjoying our home in Ocean City, Maryland.
Q: What are you going to miss the most about SPF?
My colleagues.
Q: What are you going to miss the least about SPF?
Charlotte Danielson and SGO’s, as well as commuting 2 hours a day!