Average 4.94 based on 50 teacher ratings
John Hessel is a Social Studies teacher at St. Francis Preparatory School located in Fresh Meadows, New York. When comparing John Hessel's ratings to other teachers in the state of New York, John Hessel's ratings are above the average of 4.21 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at St. Francis Preparatory School is 4.23 stars.
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Have him now. Makes a not so interesting subject, very interesting. Very smart man.

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Amazing teacher! Extremely smart man, even better teacher !l Truly an honor having been taught by him. Definitely one of preps finest teachers.

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Took him on my last semester of senior year. He seems really weird at first, but i loved him. He'd interact with every single student and give every student attention i really liked that. A friend of

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Mr. Hessel is THE MOST AMAZING TEACHER EVER. What else can I say? I'm taking his WWII class now, and it is by far my favorite class. On top of that, he is an amazing, hilarious, and kind person! :D

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Hes the best teacher of all time

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Greatest teacher at Prep

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Hessel's history lessons are still remembered to this day when watching jeopardy. The 1066 invasion of England was a funny lesson that stuck with me for some reason.

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Amazing teacher, had him freshman year and senior year. He made history interesting and I loved making the model battleship for the senior project! Friendly, understanding, smart and hilarious!

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Mr Hessel was the greatest teacher I have ever had. He made every single subject interesting to hear about, so much in fact that the 6 page essay final on ancient history didnt seem bad at all.

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my favorite history teacher of all time! he give no hw in global history and hes hiliarious i love mr. hessel!!

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he is awesome! his WWII class was so interesting and he is so funny. you have to love him.

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Thanks for inspiring me in becoming a history teacher.

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If you are lucky enough to get Hessel.. get on your knees and thank God! He is the greatest history teacher ever!! I still have my notebook from 15 years ago!!

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Nice guy, funny, and knows his stuff

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i think hessel just might be my favorite teacher EVER.. bourgeoisie, william of normandy in 1066, brahma vishnu and shiva, and all his random info.. ahh i love him and anyone who gets him is the luckiest person everr <33

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Mr. Hessel, you will never meet anyone like him. He is hilarious, kind, entertaining....what else can I say? If you are in his class thank your lucky stars!

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Amazing teacher. if you pay attention take notes and do the few hw assignments he assigns his class should be a breeze

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i love mr. hessel..hes the most awesome teacher!! he really knows his stuff and makes history interesting

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I had Mr H many moons ago - he helped me so much in class - always funny and always caring - you lucked out if you got him! Germany 96', well done!

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simply the man. take his ww2 class cause youll love it

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the best teacher in prep, more like a friend. to this day i have never found a nicer teacher or person

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The best and coolest ever, you are lucky if you have him.

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I had Mr. Hessel in 1998 and when I think back on high school I always think of his class and how great it was. If you have him you are blessed!

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OMG MR HESSEL IS THE BEST SS TEACHER EVERRRR AND IF YU GET HIM...UR LUCKY!!! HIS CLASSES R FUNY AND INTERESTING..THE NOSEE =]

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he is simply the man... his class is hilarious

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Wat can i say? Bourgeoisie....1066....and everything about Greek history are all the things you'll remember about his class. Hope I get u again Mr. H.

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Mr. Hessel, words cannot express. He is the reason why I'm majoring in History in college. I had him for Global 1 and WW2 (span of 97-01).Greatest Teacher Ever!

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greatest teacher of any time anywhere.

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basically awesome the guy is mad cool

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the best history teacher i ever had. i had him for WWII and he makes everything so interesting that i actually liked going to history class. The best!!!!!

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greatest teacher ever. besides mr J

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the hess man is the best. i actually know more ww2 history in high school than i was taught in college. he always finds a way to talk about the most interesting

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1066! LOL.

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I had Mr Hessel in 1993. He is very interesting. He is very thorough in his lessons and you will enjoy his class. You are lucky if you have him.

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tons of notes, I still remember what he taught me

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In 1066 William of Normandy crossed the English Channel, fought the Battle of Hastings, defeats Prince Harold and declares himself the King of England.The best!

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makes Global interesting

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BEST TEECHA EVA! Had him frosh year, gave me the nickname mog, 1066 lession was great and never forget how to spell bourgeoisie!still have my greek test, 100!

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awesome TEACHER . iN 1066 WILLAM of Normandie crosse the english chanel fought the battle of hasting defeats prince haral and declares himself the king of Engld

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mr.hessel is by far the BEST global teacher i've ever had!! he's great in getting the info. out to the students!

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best teacher in prep

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such an amazing person

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i had mr. hessel 7 years ago...he is one of the greatest history teachers

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Had him Freshman year and for World War II. Coolest teacher ever. NO HOMEWORK IS GREAT!! Although I still have nightmares of that Greek Test.

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the best global teacher ull ever have and hes so much fun. the 1066 lesson is comming up!

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mr hessel is the best n the flying dog ernie

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he is the best histoy teacher in that school, anyone who has him should feel lucky. TAKE WW2!!

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Such an awesome teacher. You're really lucky if you have him.

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St. Francis Preparatory School is located in Fresh Meadows, New York with an average teacher rating of 4.23 stars. When comparing St. Francis Preparatory School's teachers to other teachers in the state of New York, St. Francis Preparatory School's teachers are above the average of 4.21 stars. St. Francis Preparatory School ranks 365 amongst all High Schools in the state of New York. Learn More