Eleven-year-old Matthew Fox is The Windham Eagle student of the week. The fifth-grader at Manchester School is in Mrs. Breton and Miss Goyette’s classes. His favorite subject is social studies. He also enjoys reading, sports and hanging out with his friends.
Matthew lives at home with is mom and dad and has a 7-year-old sister Emma. Matthew has 2 cats, 2 guinea pigs and 1 dog.
“When I grow up I want to do something that benefits our country. Education is important because it can lead you to your dream job!” Matthew said.
Matthew Fox was nominated by Jennifer Breton the REACH Teacher at Manchester School. “Matthew was chosen to be student of the week because of his genuine love of learning, dedication, kindness and sense of humor. He collaborates beautifully with all students and treats everyone with respect. Matthew is intrinsically motivated to learn and organized a visit by World War 2 veteran, Mr. Fred Collins to help further our knowledge on the American history that he is so passionate about. Matthew’s willingness to help others, ask thought-provoking questions and do this all with a smile is why he was chosen student of the week!” said Breton.
When he’s not in school he plays with his friends, plays sports and watch TV. “I like my school because I have had great teachers, including Mrs. Breton who always makes me feel proud of the work that I do,” said Matthew.
College plans? I want to go to UConn and play basketball because it’s one of my favorite teams in college.
Favorite TV show: Basketball and football games
Favorite animal: Dog
Favorite movie: Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1