School needs better teachers most of all needs to just be in regular clothes not in uniform. I moved to another home just so my son can go to a better school system
My child has been attending 7th grade at this school, and has never been bullied so much as here. At all other previous schools she was a Strait "A", High Honor roll, and National Junior Honor Society student, and now her grades are dropping way below what she is capable. She says even though they have bullying policies in place, that it still happens all the time. She is NOT learning anything academically to help her in her future, so far it has been a COMPLETE WASTE of learning time for her education. Some Teacher's do not really teach, and some do, some like to talk about their personal life more than teach the rubric. From what I hear ISS is a "Fun" place to be! We are military and have moved a lot, this is by far the WORST School my daughter has had to attend. I also think the laptops they use are a complete waste of time and money, the students spend their time chatting or surfing the web, and because it's so hard to control what the kids are doing, the teachers barely have the kids using the laptops now! So it's just a waste of time to carry it to each class. JE Williams Middle school has not been a positive experience for my daughter at all!
This is THE WORST SCHOOL EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My child has never been bullied so much. My child has never been below honor roll, now hes failing. When you call to talk to the principal, no matter how many times a day or week, she is ALWAYS IN A MEETING!!!!!! Never returns messages. I only got one reply from a teacher. I have complained many times. And the bus driver????Dont get me started. I am pulling my son out this week. I put him in this school as a reccommendation for his gifted status and was promised technology class. He got band. I have never seen a more horrid school than Williams. I will be making a complaint to the school board and may even to the media. This school is a circus that doesnt care about their students at all.
I have not had any involvement with the principle but I guess that is because I have raised a great child who possess both manors and good behavior. He loves the school and compared to most of the public middle schools in the area this is one of the tops in Huntsville. I suggest to the other parents who posted look at what has changed within their family or other external factors that is causing your child's behavior issues. I guessing that with your blaming the school that you will be able to admit to your short comings.
WMS was the worst mistake I made when i moved to this state. the principal is rude and will tell you your child is bad and you as a parent need to talk to them and figure out what is going on. My child's grades have dropped,her attitude has changed, skipping class~this was not my child at her old school. The teachers(well the majority)don't seen to care, just let the kids fail. I have been in contact with my child's teachers this year and they always say we will work on it and it's nice to have a parent that cares but then there is no action on their part after. the bus is another issue. My child got dismissed from her bus for spilling food was told to get off the bus at school (no call was made to me). My child was missing for 1 1/2 hours due to the school. The kids get left alone outside after school when the buses leave the teachers and school locks down so kids are left alone at the school with no way of contact if they have no cell phone. I feel bad as a parent I left my child in this school for the whole school year. She might have to repeat this grade and the teachers do not care about that. And the principal~as long as you are on the PTA and volunteer you are golden!
Where to start. The Principal does not like to respond to phonecalls or emails. She is beyond rude, and always turns the issues into a bashing by saying "Your child is rude" or "Your child is disrespectful" or my favorite "This is the first time I have heard about this issue or complaint." She is quick to "ban" a parent from the school, if you dare disagree with her. Onto the teachers. One teacher, has made many crude comments to the kids, in front of the class, very inappropriate, but apparently that's allowed. The boys P.E. coach, terriable! This man goes out of his way, to bully certain children, or will threaten the boys that if they dont do what he says, he'll have them removed from certain sports teams. Try to complain, the Principal tries to turn isses around. Security is a joke. Fights happen constantly. When your child gets hit, you wont find out about it for hours after the fact. If your child gets hurt at school, during a class, you wont find out until your child comes home. All around, with the Principal and staff there, I suggest trying to find another school.
Horrible principal, poor security. My kid who used to love school, now dreads it.
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