Mr. Salazar was my social studies teacher in 8th grade. While I wasn't a fan of the subject, he made it a lot easier to get through. Mr. Salazar was like a friend to many students and his class was the only one I looked forward to. He is no longer at Brentano (I heard he moved to FL), but I wish him the best wherever he may be.
Mr. Salazar was my 8th grade social studies teacher many moons ago ('98-'99, to be exact) and to this very day I still wonder what happened to him because I considered him a great mentor and even a friend. Mr. Salazar took a subject that many of us found boring and explained it in such a way that we looked forward to going to his class every day. Aside from that, he talked to students on a personal level, making us feel like he was our friend, not just our teacher!