They are top row, left to right, math teacher Nicole Fourounjian and world languages teacher Caroline O'Donovan. Bottom row, left to right, health/physical education teacher Michele Riker and English teacher/reading specialist Lanaya Torres.
Students at West Essex Regional School District were welcomed back by teachers and staff on Monday, as well as a few new faces.
West Essex Middle School has four new teachers this year: math teacher Nicole Fourounjian, world languages teacher Caroline O'Donovan, health and physical education teacher Michele Riker, and English teacher and reading specialist Lanaya Torres.
At the high school, there were seven new teachers: math teacher Roger Jones, social studies teacher Caitlin Jozefczyk, art teacher Pamela Rizzi and Italian teacher Claudia Kaja, special education teacher Katelyn Shaw, and English teachers Dolores Vujaklija and Casey Windisch.