June 23, 2014
I couldn't disagree more with the negative comments about Stowers Elem. as it is an outstanding school. I'd like to ask those who posted negative comments what other recourses they took (talking directly with teachers, guidance, or administration OR volunteering at the school as a means to actually see better and more clearly what everyone involved with the school's daily success actually accomplishes) FIRST. IF the nay-sayers did ALL of the above with a sense of open-mindedness and a desire to actually problem-solve and you're still unhappy, OK. Yet, I have serious doubts. Stowers goes above and beyond on a daily basis- so many opportunities to love learning are provided to students. And, the 'fun' stuff is there if you look closely. Examples include Vocab Parade, Mother's Day Tea, Fairy Tale Bowl, Grandparents' Breakfasts, the 4th/5th Grade Talent Show, community forums for the chorus to perform, Author Trees, RP Goal Celebrations, Father/Daughter and Mother/Son dances, amazing field trips, art shows, Field Day events, etc. There's always something going on. Before you speak out AGAINST a school, please make every effort to do all you can FOR it first.
- submitted by a parent