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Attention Students:
Assignments can be found under your oncourse classroom.

Mr. deWaal is excited to be a part of the Kinnelon School District. Prior to entering the education profession, Mr. deWaal was a broadcast  media production professional. His career as a broadcast professional, provided opportunity for him to gain industry experience in California and New York City.


With an evolving interest toward visual media and broadcast production, Mr. deWaal aims to bring his industry experiences into the classroom and looks forward to instruction opportunities with students while encouraging, motivating and enhancing students digital communication skills and digital literacy... "Allowing students to develop their voice, helping students achieve their goals and providing an opportunity for their growth is a very rewarding experience; my goal is simple, each day is different, but,  it is another day for us to do our best. I like to extract from my own professional experiences and that relates well in this content area, simulating career readiness and enhancing 21st century skills, that provides unique and authentic learning opportunities for the students."


Mr. deWaal is a proud graduate from Saint John’s University in New York City, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Television/ Film Production and Communication Studies. Mr. deWaal also holds a CE for Teacher of Audio/ Visual Broadcast Production Technology. 


**Awards earned from KHS Students while under the guidance of Teacher Mr. Casey deWaal**


MSG Varsity V-Awards

2011-2013 - V-Award, Best Animation

2011 - 2013 -  V-Award Best Feature


Ronald Regan Scholar Video

2012-2013 - School Video Profile


Hendrick Hudson Film Festival

2013 - Animation - 3rd Place

2013 - Short Film - 2nd Place

2014 - Animation - 1st Place

2014 - Animation - Final Nominee

2014 - Short Film - 2nd Place

2015 - Animation - 1st Place

2016 - Animation - Nominee

2017 - Animation - SWEPT CATEGORY!!! First, Second, Third Place Awards

2018 - Animation -  1st Place


Panasonic Challenge: (In collaboration with KHS - TSA Club)

2016 - Video On Demand, New Jersey State Champions

2016 - Grand Challenge, New Jersey State Champions


2016 - Panasonic Challenge National Qualifier


2018 - Panasonic Challenge Video On Demand, 5th Place


SNY Network

2017 - Best Editing Award, $1,000 Scholarship

2018 - 3X Finalist for Best Short Film and PSA


Every 15 Minutes Program

2014, 2016, 2018


2018 NYC Chain Film Festival (Selection Matthew Hennion)

2018 All American High School Film Festival (Selection Matthew Hennion)


2019 Morris County Film Festival hosted by Morris County Community College

1st Place Best Film - Evan Lane