Sudbrook Magnet Middle School. My child was enrolled at Sudbrook Magnet Middle school, now in his second year in High School. If Sudbrook had not prepared him he would not be doing as well as he has done. Earth and Environmental Science was a wonderful course. All the mandatory classes were needed. My child entered High School in all Honors classes. The High Schools know our children can t be placed in just the regular classes. I'm now looking into the AP placement for my child. This was a wonderful program, and school. The structure is much better than I've seen at any school as well.
My school is wonderful! With outstanding performances by our performing arts side(dance, theatre, band, orchestra, and chorus). Also our language magnets are outstanding every year a couple student start from the beginning French, Spanish, or Japanese and move up to advanced; and trust me it is hard. we achieve so much with the environmental science going on field trips and planting gardens and outdoor classrooms for our school. Also keeping us a green school. Every year for our art program we have an art showcase to help parents and students appreciate the artwork of our classmates and children. One thing I didn't mention but meant to mention was the plays/musicals we have at the school. One thing my school needs to work on is the competitiveness. When we have competitions or compete for the swingers (for dance) auditions or the adjudications or go to Hershey park we do very well but when it comes to the children everyone want the limited parts and get upset at times. otherwise we are a wonderful school and everyone gets great opportunities there the have excellent programs including after school sports(tennis, basketball, upcoming track, and swingers). This is a great school!!!!
My daughter is currently a 7th grade student at the school. She didn't want nothing more than to go to Sudbrook. Since she entered in the 6th grade she has experinced a lot of bullying. The first incident was handled well by the AP. However, ever since then it has progressed. My daughter now hates the school and wants to leave. Since we've brought up the issues this year the administration has turned against us and is trying to say my daughter has a medical problem and should be evaluated by the school staff. I have become very unsatisfied with the school and the adminsitration.
I just finished my first year of sudbrook and i already miss friends that I feel I have known forever that I really just became friends with this year. I was part of helping with the eighth grade farewell and i swear every student was crying because they loved this school so much, even students who didn't really like school so much before going to sudbrook. I have seen kids blossom not just acedemically, spiritually too...Sudbrook changes lives
It is hard to rate this school because there are things that I love about it and thing that I dislike. Sudbrook has an excellent science department. Students enrolled in the Environmental Science program will be challenged. I cannot say the same for the math department. The math teachers at Sudbrook do not prepare these kids for high school. If I knew this, I would not have sent my child to this school. My child is currently in the 9th grade and I ve been told that all students that are struggling in Algebra 2 came from Sudbrook. I have been told this by two different teaches from different schools. If your child is currently attending Sudbrook Middle and is having problems in Math. Voice your concerns to administration. The math department is not doing a good job and they are hiding the problem.
I honestly think Subbrook Middle school is for children for who want to learn new thinks and to be serious about school NO FOLLISHNESS.
I am in 7th grade at Sudbrook Magnet Middle. all the teachers are so kind, except for a few teachers who are impatient and harsh. But, the magority of the teachers are great. I love my environmental science teacher, Mrs.Baker, because she is a very active, young teacher who understands students. Which is why we have a lot of outdoor activites, and we can make-up any assignment in her class. My math teacher, Mrs.Decker is 200% better than my 6th grade math teacher, Ms. greisman. I love ms. Greisman, but she's just very impatient and she kept giving me B's when I had A+'s because I messed up on my benchmark. Other than that, I love all my 7th grade teachers. Most of the students are kind and I quickly made a lot of friends. I know the whole 7th gradem now. Overall I love Sudbrook, and all I have to say is: GO SUDBROOK!!!
I am a student at Sudbrook, going into eighth grade and i love it there!! The teachers there, for the most part, are wonderful and help us students realize our full potential. Other students complain about too much homework or some teachers being too strict but I, for one am glad that the school is cracking down on us. Sudbrook prepares us for highschool ( a lot of homework/projects and Aday, Bday schedule) and ultimately college. Although some teachers could be a little less harsh and more understanding when students are having a tough time understanding some things, overall Sudbrook is an outstanding school!
My son is going into 8th grade next year and so far I am not impressed with this school. Teachers are inadequate and lackadaisical about the progress of the students. They are more focused on belting out rules than they are inspiring students to achieve.
My child just graduated from Environmental Science program, it was sad for me to see how his school is not getting better, but the opposite. There are only few teachers that were really involved and the majority just didn t care about the students. Communication is the key and there was none of that present. The school's day to day environment is rough for the kids and administration doesn t act in the right direction. Overall teaching quality is very poor, even though curriculum is pretty strong. I would strongly advise not to send your children to this school.
As a parent who attending a basketball game at Sudbrook I was disappointed in the lack of teacher representation to control Sudbrook's students during the game. tHE STUDENTS WERE UNSPORTMANSHIP BEHAVIOR was appalling. The score keepers abaility to keep the score correctly was again unprofessional, our children just want to play the game when they score they expect to see their points accumulate not for the score keepers to say rudely ask how many points do you want and just throw 10 ponts on the score board to later remove them! PUT AN ADULT IN CHARRGE OF THE SCORE BOARD KEEP THINGS FAIR AND ABOVE ALL HAVE YOUR STUDENTS AND SCOREMAN THIS TIME WERE GIRLS BE AND MAINTAIN SPORTSMEN-LIKE BEHAVIOR. UNFORTUNATELY I WILL HAVE TO RETURN TO THIS SCHOOL NEXT YEAR WHEN MY NEXT CHILD MAKES THE BASKETBALL TEAM I CAN ONLY HOPE THERE WILL BE AN IMPROVEMENT. Teachers in our school attend the games and if the crowd gets unruly the students are spoken too and or removed from the stands. Please try to work on behavior.
This is my daughter's first year at Sudbrook and I am continually impressed. From the organization to the quality of the teachers, this school is nothing less than exceptional. My daughter has attended private schools all of her life and not only does Sudbrook compare but exceceeds some of those private schools in many ways
My daughter is completing 7th grade here at Sudbrook. I can tell the difference from when she started her magnet in the 6th grade. It was a little difficult because she came from a small catholic School with few students. The teachers are compassionate about their students and the curriculum is great.
Sudbrook has awakend the creativity and interest in academic excellence in my child. Mr. Tiller, Mr. Mitroff, Ms. Virago, Ms. Baker, Ms. McShane, Ms. Spurrier and Mr. Weddle are just some of the examples of the creative geniuses that Sudbrook has manged to attract. The international teacher exchange program in the foreign language department is phenomenal. The Sudbrook admin. is caring, effective and always physically visible to students and visitors within the building. Since Sudbrook is a large, SW district school, I do wish there was more communication from admin. and accessibility (PTA) etc. for parents as Sudbrook students are still children.
SMMS has a GreatSchools Rating of a 9 out of 10. The magnets and teachers inspire and motivate our children everyday and they are held to incredibly high standards.
Sudbrook brings out the best in my daughter. She loves the environmental science magnet and all of the hands on opportunities she has with going into the field. She also loves learning Japanese! The teachers are excellent. The curriculum is innovative and creative.
Our magnet programs are stellar. The artistic talent is astounding. I teach in the world languages; students taking French who leave with As and Bs usually can converse completely in the language by the end of level 3! However, it's a TOUGH school. It's run like a high school in terms of course load and scheduling, the students must spend extra time and practice in their respective magnets to be successful (failing a magnet could mean leaving the school) and the heavy writing and oral communication demands as well as amount of reading for all areas overwhelms even the top students at times; parents often find they are surprised at the level and amount of homework and how it took more involvement on their part than they had anticipated. Sudbrook has very high standards of behavior and academic achievement; families and teachers are expected to give extra effort and time.
I have recently finished my term at Sudbrook this year and I am now going to high school. I loved it at sudbrook. The school has an oustanding performing arts program with drama, chorus, band, strings, and dance. The school has other magnet programs such as visual arts, enviornmental and earth science, and world languages( french, spanish, and japanese). This school also has an oustanding academic hold with many student taking GT classes(gifted and talented). I am truly sad that i am leaving such an oustanding school. The best of the best. Although, Sudbrook does have a uniform, it is not extream and you can acessorize to your own liking . Sudbrook is a wonderful learning enviornment with polite and intellegent student and teachers. Eventhough there are a few students that take the school for granted and find problem in little things, they're just not use to that level of excellence.
I think Sudbrook is one of the best schools in Maryland maybe in the America!!! The teachers are fantastic along with the teaching that they do. Also the programs like the shows there are magnificent!GIVE SUDBROOK MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL A 10!
I'm currently in eighth grade at at Sudbrook and I have to cay that the teachers are excellent and the performing arts are advanced as we play music meant for high schools and have gotten to the state festival almost every year except this year where the orchestra didn't make it and the chorus and the band and chorus have not gone yet. Mr. Mitroff is the BEST conductor in the WORLD!!! don't like the uniforms though
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