Average 4.33 based on 26 teacher ratings
Pete Vala is a retired Music teacher at Montgomery High School located in Skillman, New Jersey and part of Montgomery Township School District. Pete Vala's 26 teacher ratings contributes to Montgomery High School's ranking of 704 in New Jersey. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Montgomery High School is 3.94 stars.
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Great teacher, great guy... not much else to say. Band is one of the most worthwhile activities that you can be involved with at MHS.

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Best teacher I had frosh year, taught us all not only about music, but also about life. I'll never forget you, and I'll miss you PV!

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i love when he screams at us, but his speeches are sort of repetetive (when youre freshmen in college, youll hear my voice in your head blah blah)

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the best band director i've ever met. so smart and funny. most memorable class of the year. we'll miss you

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He is the best teacher I've ever had. I respect and trust him more than almost anyone I've ever met.

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where vala proudly sleeps...

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cmon. ez A AND makes fun of every1. its win-win!

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I respect him more than any other teacher, you just have to be dedicated

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funny, but has a very boring class and a hard mid-term

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really fair, teaches you to be honest, and has you work hard

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Uses the most accurate graing system ever!

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You can do very well in his class but you need to put some effort into it.

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there must be something wrong with him if everyone fails their midterm

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scary isnt he

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Great Guy, Great Teacher, Great Class. One of the few teachers I truly respect!

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class is easy but impossible to get a good grade; won't go out of his way

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Mr Vala is awesome, very fair, and VERY funny. VERY DEDICATED! A great guy

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Vala is the greatest teacher, except when Wind Ensemble doesn;t shut up

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I got a 19 on his midterm...at least he's fair

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umm...

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Nice guy, but when we grade ourselves we grade so low! He should just do it

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very funny, not too strict, excellent conductor

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knows his stuff..hes cool, easy class

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I never have really learned alot from him, but he seems to know his stuff

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knows his stuff

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He lets us pick our own pieces and grade ourselves. And what a sense of humor!

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