The Principal is leaving and that is a good thing. She has never been proactive and has always overreacted when certain situations arose. Some of the teachers feel that they are entitled and are not there for the right reasons. Next year will be interesting with a new principal. Hopefully, they can bring Basha around to being a good school.
There are some great people at Basha, but the administration is going through some changes. The principal, who we think is great is leaving and the current people in the running scare me. Maybe some racial issues with some of the secondary administrators.
Basha has contemporary style and teaching methods. A great opportunity for aspiring young students and athletes.
I think Basha is an overall good school but I think the teachers there are too young and rude.
Some of the teachers seem to be into teaching for all the wrong reasons.I have a sophomore and a junior and have been displeased with teachers each year. Admin.needs to get a grip and address these teachers.
I agree, to take away math class rooms in order to make them child care rooms, where is the wisdom in that? Overall academics are weak, are the music programs. Admin. seems to only care about sports and money making ideas (child care). We moved here from NY and are very dissappointed in the school.
I am currently a senior at Basha and although I love my school and enjoy attending BHS, I do not like administration. Something has to be wrong if most of the counselor's have left. Also, student government's ideas are often shut down that wouldn't normally be shut down at other schools in the district. I just think administration should lighten up a bit.
The sports department needs to be re-evaluated. It is obvious that there is a lot of politics in this department. Basha has an extreme amount of talent that is not being utilized. It seems that it's not what you know, it's who you know. How unfortunate for the kids and the school Let's be fare.
From a parent's view point... I think academics are fairly strong, but the high school is so new it doesn't have the clout of an established contender (as far as on-looking colleges are concerned). Sports are up and coming - decent teams in the major sports, but has suffered early on (again) due to newness of the school. 5 years from now, I believe Basha will be contending with other local high schools (i.e. Hamilton) for area title(s). Music program is good - way above other schools, yet behind some of the dominant musically inclined programs. Only knock on Basha is the auditorium used for orchestral and choir recitals - having visited many local high schools for various events, I feel Basha's is way to small and an extremely poor design.
Basha High is an excellent school, it is a place where your student can truly excel with incredible teachers and staff. I am very pleased with the Adminstration, and their constant support. The extracurricular activities are great, and new organizations forming every year. The best advice I can give you, it is to tell your child to get involved.
Well Basha High School is a school that you either you like it or you don't. Parents are very involved with very many things such as involvment of school Dances, Plays, Concerts, Sports, and other extracurricular activities. Basha just started a new program called the A+ Lab which can be very helpful if your child is needing to make up credits. Students are very active, and injoy what there accomplishing. Basha isn't rated so high on a drug free school, but it's getting better.
Willis Junior High school is an alright school, it is getting sort of a bad reputation considering the couple of activities that have gone on lately. The parent involvement and the sports are great.
We have been very pleased with Basha High School. Our son came from a very small K-8 private school and we have been satisfied with Basha despite its size. Teachers have been prompt to respond toemails and seem genuinly concerned about our son's progress. I am a substitute in Chandler Unified School District and have worked on all three high school campuses. I have seen more respect and better behavior from the students at Basha High.
I am very happy with the quality of education, however as the area is growing the school seems to be shrinking in size, My son has done very well at Basha.
Basha High School is a great school but because it is year-round it feels as though my child is distracted during it. The teachers are nice, but some of them are extremely rude.
Great Academic programs!Highest scores on State AIMS test in the district. Music, Art, and Culinary classes are growing and becoming very successful. Sports teams are top in the state. Football team could impress in the 2005-2006 season. Teachers are involved and do more than expected.
The school overall is really good, but there aren't many extracurricular activities. My friends and i feel left out of so many things that the school does have, because it's just not us. And the things that we would like to have, just aren't reconized by the people and staff of the school. But Basha being a new school, i can except this fact. But for future students...There needs to be more activities! Help out!
The quality of education is excellent at Basha. The kids really lear, and the administration only hires the most qualified teachers. We support our school because they support our children.
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