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James Hannah Edit

Based on 23 Ratings
Performing Arts Teacher at Plano West Senior High School
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Nov 12, 2014 Seriously tho, I wrote the previous review and what I really wanted to say is that Mr. Hannah is a absolutely terrible marching band teacher, however he can teach concert band, but is a bit too serious. In conclusion, Day to day, show me what that looks like right quickly, and he does not like passive aggressive mediocrity. Flag Rating

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Nov 10, 2014 If you went to every corner of the world, searching for the best thing in every country and put it all in a bag, it will fail in comparison of Mr. James Hannah, director of bands. He taught me the most valuable thing I will ever know and that is day to day. Flag Rating

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Nov 07, 2014 James likes to be very specific with his instructions. He takes maturity and class very seriously. He LOVES to spend large amounts of time on warm ups. He also adores rehearsing one set multiple times before saying that time is running out. With all this said however, James is an extremely good man. His laugh is contagious and he provides helpful criticism and motivating speeches that have almost brought me to tears. I hope to enjoy my last year of high school with my favorite band director <3 Flag Rating

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Jul 24, 2013 I will never forget every word in every sentence being so heart felt and motivational! One jazz band rehearsal at Garland High School and he would make you feel like you were ready to play drumset for the one o'clock lab band at UNT! I have learned very important life lessons from Mr. Hannah as an instructor and a player that have stuck with me since I graduated 24 years ago! Thank You Mr. Hannah for every person that you have ever shared your wisdom from life's lessons with and impacted 4 ever! Flag Rating

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Nov 26, 2011 . . Flag Rating

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Sep 01, 2011 James... He will make you laugh everyday. Not because he means to, but because he says some of the weirdest things I've ever heard come out of someones mouth. Flag Rating

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Sep 22, 2010 Nicest man around but extremely high expectations. If you have the willpower, he'll make you great. Flag Rating

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Sep 12, 2007 I believe he is no fun at all, too picky about alot of things that don't matter at all, and doesn't relate to student very well AT ALL Flag Rating

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Jun 17, 2006 Love the James. Great guy. Flag Rating

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Jan 05, 2006 a VERY kind man. One teacher who really cares about his kids. However, he sometimes takes band and "looking classy" a bit too seriously, taking away some of the fun. Flag Rating

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May 31, 2005 I've known him for a long time now and he is such a nice and funny person.If there is something wrong he is on it(plane tickets coming back home from Orlando)Marching is tiring.:( Flag Rating

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May 08, 2005 if you can form your own opinions, chances are you'll like him. most of the people that don't like him only dislike him because everyone else says they do. good teacher and person Flag Rating

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Jan 03, 2005 he's... alright i guess. funny at times, but when we dont do so well in practice either marching or concert... its just a pain... yes im gonna keep u outside for another 2 hours if i have to i dont care if the temp is below freezing Flag Rating

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Aug 12, 2004 Very nice, sincere person. Don't see how anyone who really wanted to be in this class could dislike him. Pride speeches can get a little ridiculous. Flag Rating

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Aug 01, 2004 Mr. Hannah is probably the best band director I have ever had. He really cares about his students and has a great passion for teaching music. Flag Rating

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Jul 28, 2004 he's on cool cat. Flag Rating

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Jul 23, 2004 Does not relate well to kids at all. Flag Rating

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Apr 04, 2004 I know a lot of people don't like him, but I've had a lot of opportunities to talk to him one on one and he's an amazing man. I love him! Flag Rating

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Feb 23, 2004 realizes that marching band wouldn't exist if it weren't for football! HOORAY!! Flag Rating

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Jan 07, 2004 didn't really like him, so i dropped band. i disliked him that much... yes, i was stupid to quit, but... i just couldn't stand him... Flag Rating

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Sep 29, 2003 Great band director, always pushes students hard but not to the extreme, has a rare and wonderful passion for teaching that (my) previous band directors lacked Flag Rating

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Sep 14, 2003 He was by far the best teacher I had in high school. So caring for his students and their success and willing to work with them. He'll push you to do your best Flag Rating

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Sep 02, 2003 Mr. Hannah was the best band teacher I had throughout school! Flag Rating