I had Mr. Polkes back in 1986-1987. Very innovative teacher with great ideas. Mr. Polkes made social studies interesting. At the time I could only barely appreciate his ideas. Now that I am much o
One of the best...I'll never forget "Holocaust Day" in 83... changed my life!!!!
Wow. I had you as a teacher almost 15 years ago! Still one of my favorite teachers I've ever had!
Wow! You're still working in Bleeker, Mr. Polkes. You were my teacher six years ago. If you are half the teacher you were then, your students are very lucky.
Mr Polkes I am softmore in coolege I think you where one of the best teachers I ever had. I loved your trips they where the best and the crazy projects I loved.
most innovative ss teachers of all time. enthusiasm, sarcasm, and genuine interest in our futures made him one in a billion.wndrfl exmpl of what good teachingis
Polkes Gone? I'm a senior in high school now, but I owe my career move(Poli. Sci Major) to "Peter Polkes". I'll fight for you Polkes! -Jose Hernandez, Class '00
he was the greatist teacher ever. if any teacher wants to be a good one then take advice from him. i cant believes hes gone. he will forever be bleekers best te
I miss you so much~ I miss Polkes Eyewitless News as well~. The Coolest Social Studies Teacher Ever~
Mr. Polkes is the best teacher I've ever had in my entire life. He really cared about his students, and as teacher, I try to be to my students what he was to us