Westbury HS teacher returns to school after beating leukemia

Students and staff performed a flash mob to welcome social studies teacher Thomas Renner after his year-long battle with leukemia.

Rob Taub

May 15, 2023, 7:49 PM

Updated 333 days ago

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A Westbury High School teacher was welcomed back to school on Monday after his battle with cancer.
Students and staff performed a flash mob to welcome social studies teacher Thomas Renner after his year-long battle with leukemia.
"I didn't know anything about it,” he said. “I just came in this morning my computer wasn't working I was just freaking out trying to get ready for my first period of class and they did this and really blew me away. It’s a good way to start the day and the rest of the year back."
Renner has taught at the high school for almost 20 years.


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