Poetry on Odyssey: God Bless Teresa Pijanowski
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Poetry on Odyssey: God Bless Teresa Pijanowski

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Poetry on Odyssey: God Bless Teresa Pijanowski
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God Bless Teresa Pijanowski

A Saint & Teacher in a league of her own

She was, my father said, a special person

Independent, faithful until the day was done


The classroom was her element

Hours before, hours after she always spent

Grading papers, labs, tutoring as she went


Ms. P always had a grade A sense of humor

an unquenchable curiosity, a jovial demeanor

always conquering the challenges laid before her


A philosopher, lover of knowledge

she adored all trivia, all manner of academic subjects

could become her forte



Teresa Pijanowski (May 7, 1955-March 27, 2018) was a chemistry teacher, Masterminds coach, mentor and friend at Amsterdam High School. Her unique personality and life long love of learning made her a treasure and pleasure to be around. She is an inspiration to all young women who desire to pursue a career of academic and scientific excellence. Ms. P will be sorely missed by the countless people whose hearts she touched in her short stay here.

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