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New WC band teacher marching towards a good

year

Written by Sebastian Semmler and Matthew Nissen

Noah Hickman will be directing students toward a great year.
Hickman is the new band teacher at Woodbury Central. It is his first year teaching, and he says
that he is very excited to get started.
Hickman says he loves marching band and jazz band, but isn’t a big fan of early morning
practices. He says it’s all worth it in the end when the band makes beautiful music in the
ensembles.
Hickman says one word to describe his teaching style would be passionate because music is
something that he has enjoyed for as long as he can remember. He says it is very exciting for
him to get a chance to make music with others and making my students better people.’
Hickman says one word that describes him best would be energetic. He says when he puts his
mind to something he usually can’t rest until the job is done and done well.
Outside of school, Hickman says he enjoys listening to music and being part of theatre
productions. He also likes spending time with friends and family.
Hickman’s advice for students, teachers, and WC employees to have a great year is that “if you
feel overwhelmed by the amount of tasks in front of you, complete some smaller ones first, then
tackle a big task. You will feel like you accomplished more and have a better attitude when
doing the other tasks.”
“I love meeting and talking to people,” Hickman said. “Go ahead and introduce yourself to me!”-
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