I teach an extracurricular, after-school class for students at this school as I do for other schools throughout northwest Indiana and I can always tell in about two minutes just how dedicated the day-long teachers are to teaching and maintaining appropriate discipline in their school ... This is a school that plainly has a dedicated and consistent day-long teaching staff as well as administrators who expect the best in their teachers and their students (as well as the custodial staff since this is a very clean school in one of the older buildings I teach at) ... the students are respectful and adhere to instruction from me quite willing ... they are enthusiastic and interested and while the subject i teach can be a bit tedious at times, they give their best effort ... as with any group of students who just finished a day of school and are ready to explode into their after-school lives, they do on occasion have an extra energy that needs to be reigned in but it doesn't require more than a simple reminder from me and they are back on task This is obviously a well-run school with educators who care and give their best to their profession, their students, and their school.
I can't say that this is true for all the teachers in at this school, in fact I know that not to be the case. However for my child, who struggled with reading when we asked for help from the teacher and the principal, we were told that he wasn't the lowest of the low. No help was given until we went to the administration office. Once we went to the administration office our child was pulled for a skill that wasn't the issue.
Even though my daughter has been out of this school for a while I was very happy with everyone there from staff to volunteers. She was happy there. I would like to thank the entire staff for a job well done.
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