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Suburban high school teachers pulls best from students in the classroom, badminton court

3 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Heather Schild wears many hats at her school and wants to be a stabilizing force for students.
She is WGN News' Teacher of the Month for January 2022.
At Naperville North High School, Mrs. Schild oversees peer tutoring and support opportunities. She spends part of the day teaching students who are learning English and also coaches varsity badminton.
Schild has been at the school for 16 years. When she was in high school, Schild knew exactly what she wanted to do.
"I was a super nerd in high school. I knew I wanted to be a high school English teacher since I was a...
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