Kenny is a drill sergeant. He has a very narrow definition of expository writing that he beats into his students. Inarticulate sophomores can benefit substantially from this approach, but more advanced students suffer. In my case, more than 15 years and 14 publications after Kenny's class, I've realized on more than one occasion that his approach has impeded the development of my expository writing. And his attitude is simply unprofessional.
i had AP english with mr kenny three years ago. hands down i've learned more from this man on how to write than from any teacher/tutor/professor i've ever had--including my half brain expos prof freshman year at rutgers. to this day, every paper that i write i think about things he's taught me.
One of the best teachers I've ever had, definitely the best english in our district. He will lower your self esteem a lot, but it's pretty funny to watch him do the same to other people. Extremely good sense of humor, and can make fun of himself too. AP Eng will be tough, but all that work will be worth it in the long run.
Mr. Kenny is a gentlemen (notice the use of iron he taught me). In all honesty, he'll teach you how to write.
Don't expect to get a good grade in AP English. You're there to learn how to write better. He totally demolishes your self-esteem and even tries to correct the way you talk (saying "YES" instead of "YEAH") and grills you in front of the whole class. However, his main goal is to turn his students into great writers.
I LOVE MR. KENNY!!!! He is one of the best teachers in EBHS. I took his English class 11 years ago, and he is one of the few teachers I remember from my high school career!
Best english teacher ever! He's strict but you learn so much from him.
I had Mr. Kenny 13 years ago, and I still feel he was the most outstanding teacher I have ever had. Wait until college, you will never believe how the rest of the world writes!
that was the one class in my life that i didnt care at all what my grade was at the end of the quarter.great guy, will write anyone a reccomendation and cares a lot about his class
Hes amazing im still in awe due to the way he can take such a small thing as the colour of a word in a book and relate to a random character the way u never thought possible
I miss Mr. Kenny's class...though he is not my teacher anymore..I still fear him...but he is by far one of the best and most helpful teachers ever!!
Kenny is the man except for when he would throw elbows at my head when he walked through the aisles. By far one of the best teachers at East Brunswick, dont be
In 1980-something, Mr. Kenny taught me how to maintain the high standards I hold for my students today. Unfortunately, he did so in a derisive manner.
When I fist saw I had Kenny I was like o no! I still am pertrified to go to his class, but once there it really is a lot of fun!
Kenny is such an awesome teacher...he can be a bit intimidating at first but is really a great guy after u get to know him
AMAZING teacher. I learned everything of any importance from his class. He'll make you work but it pays off. He truely cares about you as a person. That is rare
doesnt mess around, but wittiest teacher i know... his dry humour is what makes him so funny, and it makes you want to learn stuff from him
Kenny was great, he pushed you hard but you learned so much, so much not needed in English, but so helpful in college!
how can you not love kenny?...he pretends to be scary but is really just a big teddy bear in side...so adorable and GREAT teacher...in other words, he's GOD!
i model my own teaching after mr. kenny's - and he was my teacher more than a decade ago!
best teacher i've ever had- i probably learned more from him than i did in high
never had him so i dont know how he is but he did funniest whos on first skit!
He's the best. If you just listen, you can learn more than english
You have 10 thumbs? HA... 'F' from Kenny for that. I wish he was my dad! so
His class is probably the only interesting/fun class I'm taking this year.
I've done more in the 1st 2 weeks of his class than in all of 10th grade english
ok, amazingly intelligent, but not god-no one is god except, well, god
his pic on english office door: was good lookin guy- who knew? + great teach
He's a nice guy with a biting wit and a knack for teaching English.
Best class ever, he keeps things interesting...even if we don't always do work.
He's adorable... he just doesn't know it yet... and an amazing teacher, too!
he taught me how to write really really good! obviously no, b/c its WELL =P
the best teacher.. helps you alot. makes class funny & makes you wanna learn
He is a very intelligent man, but needs to help his students/more specific
Kenny is a great teacher and an cool person...and he actually knows how to teach
hehe, mr. Kenny rules [and his english techniques are REALLY helpful]
Aware of his job to teach-oblivious to his students' feelings
really good teacher...but he made fun of me non-stop...
most amazing teacher at ebhs. anyone who doesn't have him is missing out.
he's hard but very smart and gives his studends extra help so he's good!
he gives me warm fuzzies inside and is just like a big teddy bear u wanna hug
Mr. Kenny would love the Cool/Not Cool rating system
working on logic was tough but def. worth it; hilarious cynicism
He is, by far, the best teacher I have seen thus far...
definitely the class i miss the most; probably ever.
He'll make you feel like crap, but your writing improves soooo much.
cynical but THE best teacher at EBHS. I MISS AP ENGLISH 1!!