Welcome From Mr. Flickinger

 I attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and earned two degrees.  I obtained a Bachelor Degree in Communications Media with a concentration in Journalism.  I also graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Education in the Department of Health and Human Services.  I did my student teaching in the Gateway Area School District.
Work Experience
 My teaching career began as a long-term substitute at Gateway High School upon my graduation in December.  The following summer I was lucky enough to be hired at my alma mater here at Derry Area.  This was special for me not only because I graduated here, but because I was able to step in for Mr. Giotto, who was a well respected teacher and my football coach.  I taught for my first twelve years at the High School in both Health and Physical Education.  The past three years I have spent at the Middle School teaching P.E.  Both experiences have been extremely rewarding.  I have also coached both football and baseball here at Derry for the past 21 years. 
John Flickinger
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