Average 4.8 based on 89 teacher ratings
Carolyn Fortino is a Science teacher at Bret Harte Middle School located in San Jose, California and part of San Jose Unified School District. Carolyn Fortino's 89 teacher ratings contributes to Bret Harte Middle School's ranking of 1,165 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Bret Harte Middle School is 3.93 stars.
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YESSS. Best teacher I've ever had at Bret Harte. You ace her class, no final. I really enjoyed her class. Probably the perfect ratio of learning, creativeness, fun and stories. Sad she left this year.

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Oh My Gods!!! SHE IS THE BEST TEACHER I EVER HAD!!! NO HOMEWORK? MAN, SHE ROCKS. IF YOU EVER HAD HER, GIVE HER CANDY!!!

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She is fun but you still learn. I need to fill the character limit. Okay.

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Easily the best teacher in the school. Often times from teachers that don't give much homework, you don't learn. However, with Mrs. Fortino, you learn so dang much, and you don't have like any homework ever. Her class is so fun, easily the best teacher in this school.

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Yay we get to use notes during tests

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Awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome awesomeawesome awesome awesome awesome awesome

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Best teacher ever! I loved ms. 14 O and her Penny and Stinky stories every Monday! She does so many labs that are AWESOME! And let's u draw with chalk outside!!!! :D! Sometimes can get a little off subject but thats why I think she is so awesome!!! I knew from the first day when she said she liked south park and futurama I would like her! Btw if ur reading this Ms.Fortino ur reading this I wish I still had u :'(

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I LOVED Mrs.Fortino! :D she was the best! just dont get on her bad side... :P otherwise she is probably the best science teacher in the whole district!

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She is probably the BEST science teacher at Bret Harte!!! You rock, Mrs. Fortino!!!

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Best teacher i ever had!

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She was an awesome teacher

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If you have her next year, heres some things you need to remember: 1. DO NOT GET ON HER BAD SIDE. 2. She loves to sing, so do not get suprised if she does so. 3. She gets off topic really easily. 4.

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OMG!!! I would like never ever switch classes! Love you Ms. Fortino! You are the best teacher ever!

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Best teacher ever! Have her first period, so she wakes me up! Very exciting, and gives out non-boring classwork/assignments. You're lucky if you get her!

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Very fun and great, only teacher that doesn't make me sleep.

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So funny and outgoing! Good thing too, or else I would have fallen asleep (science is my hardest subject).

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Awesomest science teacher ever, hands down. She gives out easy homework, and her grading is suprisingly easy. You're the best Mrs. Fortino!

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ms.fortino's a really cool teacher. her class is really fun.

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favorite teacher ever! she even came to my play! so nice and funnny! love her class! best science teacher and i reccomend her to you!

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the best science teacher i've ever had. she makes the subject lively and fun.

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amazing! we talk about really random subjects, but love the eyewitness videos. :) she's really fun and easy.

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mrs fortino is awesome!!! she totolly rocks!! i had mrs. b for sci. last year, and mrs fortino rocks! the labs are so fun, and she's easy on us too. she doesn't give out a lot of hw either

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Mrs. fortino and stinky rock the house. they are sooooooooooooooooooooooooo funnny together and relly cool labs so far trust me sixth grades you want her as your science teacher.

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Mrs. Fortino is a really nice teacher who doesnt give out alot of homework and her cat story were so funny and nice.

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Ms.Fortino is so cooooooooooolll Hehe...Stinky Fostino =P Its fun to have lunch with ms Fortino!!

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BEST SCEINCE TEACHER AT BRET HARTE !!!! =)

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Mrs. Fortino is nice, funny, and a good teacher. I love science and read all the time about it, and she's taught me so much. I <3 CAROLYN FORTINO! (well, actually, I still don't know her married name)

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she is the best teacher u can ever get!! shes funny, interesting and really nice!! she sparked my interest in science(quite an achievment i was dreading science) She is soo awesome!! i really miss her

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THE BEST TEACHER EVER... except i feel really sorry for the year of classes that get her when stinky dies.

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ms fortino is the best (and funniest) science teacher ever! i wish she was my teacher for every single subject. i love her stinky stories :D

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LOVED ms fortino...she's the one who sparked my love for bio now in high school.

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she's the best!she's nice, funny, and an easy class.it can also be fun at times even though my class can get loud....

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Ms. Fortino is such a awesome teaher!!! How can you hate her?

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sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cool i love her stinky stories if you get her you are lucky

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Mrs. Fortino Rocks........she always has stories to tell us about Stinky (her cat) and her husband...........I LOVE MRS. FORTINO!!!:)

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Ms. Fortino is so nice and funny. She always has a Stinky story to tell us everyday. she is such a great science teacher. you're lucky if you get her.

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she is the best teacher ever

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Ms. Fortino is really nice//funny and shes practically th best 7th grade teacherr.

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Ms. Fortino is a FANTASTIC teacher!! She likes to talk about her cat and she always has a funny cat story to tell us. She's very kind to everyone. She works very hard to give us the best learning experience possible and always tries to make sure everything is very clear. GO MS. FORTINO!!!! ^_^

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Ms. Fortino ROCKS!!! I'm in Bio Honors right now, and I'm at the top of the class because of her bio tips!

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Ms. Fortino is the Best! She makes class fun and she is always ready with a Stinky Story!

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sshe is so awesome!! i love taking her class!! she is very kool!! she's a great teacher!!

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Ms fortino is the best teacher in the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She always has something fun to talk about....I dont really like science but with ms fortino its my fav class!!!!!!!!

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She's such a great teacher! She explains things very clearly, so don't worry. She's so nice, very nice. Hope every1 gets her in 7th grade science!

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she's soooo cool!

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Her and Mrs. Rusnak are my last years and this years teachers and they made me love science and want to be a scientist.

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ms. fortino is just plain awesome. she's the best science teacher ever. i've learned a lot. class was really fun, and you were funny. thank you ms. fortino! :]

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except 4 the fact that u gave me a refferal. Ur a great teacher.

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THE BEST TEACHER EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yeah. I like biology and being in Ms. Fortino's class just makes me want to study it more. She has a fun sense of humor and does goofy things hat make everyone laugh. She also has a lot of funny stories to tell us. But the one thing i don't understand is that she has this thing for not finishing videos. Ms. Fortino's awesome!

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the COOLEST SCIENCE teacher ever. skinky rocks!!!!! she makes learning so fun go ms fortino i love u!!

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hearing about Stinky kinda gets annoying but its also kinda cool its not ALL science. shes pretty cool!

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shes ok i guess, but she is really persistant about the stupidest things.

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i have never ever ever ever ever had a good science teacher until i went 2 ths class

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i love you and your teaching methods.you made science so much fun for me and i understood everything you taught.your jokes about stinky and other various things made your class even more enjoyable. i regret that i cannot have you again; however i loved being in your class while it lasted. keep up the good work you're the best teacher i've ever known. =]

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ur the best teacher ever i want u next year u rock

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I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!! YOU ARE SOOOOOOOO COOL!!!! *HUGS* forget about thaq bad ratings. theyre jus braindead... =P =) keep tha bestest work!!! ^-^

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Heyy Ms 14-0! You're so cool! Wow, you're the best science teacher... EVER! I actually learned stuff from you, and it keeps in my brain, too. =] I love the stories, and everything! You're awesome! I wish I can have you next year! =]

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YOUR THE BEST MS. 14-0!! the bug project was fun and you make me laugh so much.

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if you get her stay in her class best teacher ever ............get on her good side

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Ms. 14-0 ROCKS! She's nice, and she even got me out of several potholes in my projects in OTHER subjects last year!

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The BEST science teacher I've ever ever had!!

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Ms. 14-0 Rocks!!!! OMG, I luv Stinky stories!! The disections r awesome.....sum of them r just nasty....hehe....shes so awesome and funny......

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If I could, i would bubble COOL twice.

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Mrs. 14-0's class is soooo fun! I don't like science, but she makes it interesting! I wish that I had her again. She is a little hard though.

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Ms. Fortino is an awesome teacher. She makes everything fun and teaches material well.

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shes soo funny and she makes me actually like science class

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I dislike her so much. easy class but she picks favorites i wasnt one of them. Thunder thighs

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You're SOOO cool!!!

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LOVE!

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I love ya, Ms 14-0! You really know how to make a class fun. You and Mr Murray are the best teachers I have ever had. I really admire you for being so wacky!

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Ms. Fortino is the best science teacher in the world!

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She is really nice!!!! how can some people hate her? she's my best teacher!!! but i hate the stick thing that she does in the class.

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Awesome teacher, why can't anyone else take a hint and do what she does (teachers)?

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niceeee, so good a teacher, I hope i get u next year!

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u r da best science teacher ever!!! i love u!!! thanks for teachin me so much! ur my all time fave teacher! =D hint hint: i had u last semister

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OK, ENOUGH ABOUT MR. STINKY FUZZY BUTT! but otherwise shes cool

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Shes cool but she has implants!!

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Ms. Fortino rox my sox! she is the coolest teacher in the world!!!

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Very Cool and Funny. #1 Teacher

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Daym ur so cool!

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she's so funny and nice. She is a great teacher

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Best frikken science teacher in the world! Makes the other teachers seem like crap. Sigh... I miss being in fortino's class.

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You have to have Ms. 14-0 as a science teacher! She's the coolest.

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Ms. Fortino i was in your class last year and it was cool. Loved your class. Hyper teachers are the bomb!

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hey hey yeh ms.fortino ur a kewl teacher except like u done trust your students, well some of them and thats what concerns me

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ms.fortino, you can get on people's nerve sometimes...you are so random but sometimes you are cool...you are also unfair and unjust towards some people...bye

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ms.14-0, u r soo nice! (except u get a little wacky sometimes...) u make the class interesting and fun. dead treeeeeee, blowing in the wind.

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