Average 4.77 based on 32 teacher ratings
Jim Yarbrough is a retired Music teacher at Naperville North High School located in Naperville, Illinois and part of 203. Jim Yarbrough's 32 teacher ratings contributes to Naperville North High School's ranking of 402 in Illinois. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Naperville North High School is 4.21 stars.
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I miss Yarbs :( He treated us like adults when we needed to be, yet cared for us like we were his children. I miss that man. He was so fantastic.

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He was the best ever.

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Best teacher and an awsome guy he is really there to help you and he truely cares about his students. sad to see hime retire

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awesome teacher and guy. one of my favorite teachers. it was sad to see him retire

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Great teacher. I felt that there was some favoratism with students in class.

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Awesome guy, had him for concert choir. Only downside is he sends too many emails and is a little Bi-Polar but he really does make you a better singer.

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I LOVE YARBS! I'M SOOOO SAD HE'S RETIRING THIS YEAR! the only thing i dont like is all the pointless emails...

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Run away if his eyes start to blink alot! But otherwise, if hes in a good mood you got to love him, or at least respect him. Hes an amazing choir teacher.

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Yarbrough's okay. Sure he's unorganized, and we practically run the department, but I think we all secretly like it better this way, no matter how much we complain. I mean, we basically get to run our own department, except for field trips, etc. which he plans for us, that generally take us downtown to see shows. Yarbs does seem to play favorites a lot though, but as long as you don't talk every-other-second and actually try [at least a little bit] you'll be fine. I'm definately TA-ing for him senior year.

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I'd have to say Yarbs has been the most influential techer I have ever had in high school. yea he is a little moody but he is a really nice guy and he really cares about his students. He is one of the best teachers I have ever had.

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He is so cool

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Scary.

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Some random freak mood swings, and plays favorites ALL the time. But he's a good guy, and a good teacher.

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yeah he's so nice yet so mean and plays faves but thats okay because he cant help it. he plans lots of field trips too which is awesome

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Nice, but look out for his mood swings. They come often.

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I had Yarbs back in '99 and '00 and he was just as awesome as today. He even let me play the piano sometimes.

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i love him

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plays favorites and has dual personalities (changes moods very easily). please don't try to be out friend one moment and then a strict teacher the next.

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Extremely helpful and nice. Although when he looses his temper- he looses his temper. But that's easy to get past. Incredibly nice guy and knowledgeable.

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a bit irresponsible but having everyone give each other backrubs in warmup is great. good conductor & teacher.

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The Best

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wow, really cool teach. chorale is rockin this year, but would b better if this one person that sits in the back would just pay some respect to mr. y. sometimes

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very awesome teacher. knows everything bout music, and he always knows how to make u smile. tho he's a tad airheaded and plays favorites.

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Absolutly amazing! He is so fun and easy going! He knows so much about music and teaches it so well, and you have a lot of fun in class! LUV YA Yarbrough!

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yarbs is cool! how often do you get teachers this cool in high school? im defintely staying in choir all four years!

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Yarbs you're great. Loved workin on the musical!

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Very cool and easy going, extremly nice and a great teacher.

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