ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS..! I will be out of school on Monday November 16th and Tuesday November 17th due to a family emergency. I have posted a written assignment that must be emailed to me by Tuesday evening November 17th. This assignment will be assessed and graded, with points taken off for any assignment that is submitted late. Please check your appropriate grade level and follow the instructions given to complete the assignment. I look forward to seeing you all when I return to school on Wednesday November 18th..! 

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    I will be out of school on Monday November 2, 2020. Please check the assignment page and complete the correct assignment for your class.


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  • UPDATE - OCTOBER 8, 2020

    I will be out of school on Friday October 9, 2020 as I must address a serious medical issue (NOT Covid-19 related). In order to provide for a seamless continuance of instruction, both my 11th and 12th Grades students will engage the assignment on SHOP SAFETY as listed on the Assignment Page. I thank you all in advance for your cooperation and look forward to seeing you all next week. In the meantime, stay safe, practice social distancing, wear your masks, and be dilligent with regard to washing your hands! 

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    Today, Thursday September 10, 2020, was the first day that I was able to get online for a live class meeting. This was a result of having technology issues rectified. In that regard, ALL STUDENTS will be expected to be online ON TIME at the designated times as posted for their daily class meetings. Please be advised that attedance will be taken everyday. I would ask that all students turn on their cameras so that I have a visual as to who is online which would foster a feeling of a classroom community. Starting tomorrow Friday September 11, I will commence delivering instruction. Students should be prepared to take notes and participate in class discussions. I respectfully ask for your cooperation as we work through our online learning until we are able to resume in person classes sometime in October. In the meantime, be safe and stay healthy. I look forward to providing you all with the quality instruction Saunders Trade & Technical High School is known for. Together we can do this..!!!

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  •  September 8, 2020

     Greeting to all my 11th & 12th Grade students,
    I hope this message finds you and your families safe, healthy, and in good spirits. As I am sure you know, this school year will be a challenging one as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 epidemic. I respectfully ask for your cooperation and understanding as we move forward. I am focused on delivering instruction to the best of my ability. We will overcome any and all obstacles we might face. As you are all automotive students, I urge you to adopt the corporate motto of the Porsche Motor Car Company which is "Excellence is expected..!"
    When I left Saunders High School as of Thursday, September 3, I had no working internet service in my room through no fault of my own. As I have apprised the administrators of this situation and was told that the technology department would get me online as soon as possible, I beg your patience as well as your cooperation. In the meantime, please check my webpage everyday for updates as to when my internet service will commence as well as any assignments I will be posting. Thank you again and be well..!
    Richard J. Manzino 
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Hours are from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM daily

Mr. Richard Manzino



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Business Administration: IONA College Master of Science in Education - School Administration & Supervision: IONA College New York State Teacher Certification Program: New York Institute of Technology Master Certified Automotive Instructor: National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) Various manufacturer and system specialty certifications Teacher of the Year 2013 - Yonkers Public Schools

Mr. Richard Manzino

Welcome to my webpage! My focus is to provide automotive instruction in a clear and concise fashion with an emphasis on making complicated concepts easy to understand. I have extensive experience in the automotive field starting as a young boy working in my family's automotive business. My experience includes working as a technician, staff management, hiring, payroll management, inventory control, sales, and running a business. As well as my academic degrees, I have tested for and earned a Master Technician Certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.). Additionally, I have attended numerous manufacturerers schools and have earned training certifications in Ignition Systems, Automotive Air Conditioning, Fuel Injection Systems, Front End and Suspension Systems, Automotive Electrical Systems, and Wheel Alignment. I was voted Teacher of the Year for the Yonkers Public School System in 2013. At the college level I am an Adjunct Professor of Education for several area colleges. My personal goal is to never stop learning as I am constantly enriched by furthering my education as well as learning from my colleagues and the people around me. In addition to teaching a wide array of automotive subjects, I take great pride in teaching students about life and how they can become more productive and responsible citizens. 

  • Students:

    Please click on the ASSIGNMENTS tab to the left to see posted assignments.

    All students are reminded to email their assignments via my school email as soon as they are completed as assignments will be marked late if they are submitted after the due date!