Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Blake Novotny

A Teacher and Coach in the district since 2000, Blake Novotny grew up in Troy, Michigan, graduated from Penn State University with BS in Art Education and recieved his MEd in Administration from DePaul University.  Mr. Novotny teaches a variety of Visual Arts classes, such as: AP Art Studio, Art Studio I, AP Art History, Dawing & Painting, Metals & Glass.  Coach Novotny has been in the Boys Soccer program for the last 21 years, leading as head coach during the last 10 seasons. Novotny has been honored as a regional coach of the year on multiple occasions and won the Highland Park Golden Apple for his teaching in 2014. He is also fluent in Spanish, lived in South America, loves to travel & is a working artist.