Phone: 914.376.8350


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Ms. Giselle Cruz

Hello, I hope that you and your families are safe and healthy. Welcome to Gorton High School, 2020-2021 school year.

My name is Giselle Cruz, here at Gorton we share the common goal of ensuring your safety and academic success, specially during these dificult unprecendeted times.

Please take the time to navigate our school website, it contains resources and information that will benefit you and your families. We will be using Microsoft Teams as our primary platform for remote instructions. All assignments will also be posted in the "Assignment" tab, here, on my teacher page.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at

Here some important links:

Microsoft Teams


Microsoft Teams Help


Clever - to - Nearpod


Lets give this school year the opportunity to be awesome. Don't throw a label or judgement on it. It may just surprise us in big beautiful ways. I am very passionate about teaching and look forward to a succesful school year.

My daily check list is to:

Keep you safe

Lower your anxiety about the current situation

Make you feel loved

Make you laugh

Teach you


This year will be filled with some uncertainties. We're bond to make mistakes. My class expectations are for you to please:

Be kind to yourself and your peers

Log on to your MS Teams class on time

Reach out to me if you need help staying on track