2011-2012 School Year.....back to school night was horrible just like the previous parent stated. The school staff did have good intentions, but have no idea how to manage. A lot of the parents talked loud and endlessly while the school staff was presenting. Halloween came and went and I did not receive any notices in regards to any school Halloween activities. I have 2 children in this school and my kids were expecting something to be told them as to yes there will be a costume parade or a costume party or no the school does not participate, etc. Kids were very disssapointed. One of my kids teacher never responded to my school conference time so I was deprived of this valuable time. Homework is worthless because it's not clear and teacher does not respond to questions about it. I don't even think she grades or reviews their homework because I never see any corrections on the homework.. I'm so dissapointed in this school and can't wait to get my kids out of this school. The only positive thing I can say about the school is the Open Door program which is very good and they have an excellent staff.
have concerns about this school. Back to school night was only worthwhile because we got to meet the teachers and see some rooms. I couldn't hear anything the principal was saying and the statistics they showed didn't really say much about the school except how good kids score on tests. I guess some care about test scores most but I was more interested in the school routine and expectations for the kids and how to communicate and what parents can do to help out. It sounds like there is no PTA.
This school is HORRIBLE! It's no wonder how Golden Ring got to the point it is at now. I am also an involved parent and have been frustrated to the point of tears numerous times because of this school. They have a way of making even an educated and involved parent feel like an idiot for trying to be involved. They also have no PTA...NONE! Are you serious??!!! It's only a matter of time before this school gets exposed for its negligence. They're a lawsuit waiting to happen! They need an emergency intervention.
I am very disapointed in this school's leadership. I believe there is an implementation problem with the curriculum. My daughter has been enrolled since Kindergarten and when I enrolled her the MSA scores were in the high 80's now it is low 80's and even 70's in Math. The classroom teachers for 2nd grade is very inconsistent with test, homework and unfortunately they have to spend most of their time disciplining children who don't get attention at home.
I have to admit that I was a little leary about sending my daughter to public school but she has excelled above expectation and I owe it all to the teachers and staff at SSE. Her dad and I put forth all the effort we can but without her teachers pushing her from the sideline she would be watching the game instead of playing the game. She has scored well above average and maintaied excellent grades. I give a big high five to the SSE 1st grade teachers and staff for all of their help.
i love this school i want my child to stay there till the fith grade and they have great event in the school like field day on the summer
I have had 4 children in this school. We have been part of the SSE community for 11 years and are more than pleased with the experience. The teachers truly care about their children- even the ones who test their patience. We have been particularly impressed with Staff: Parks, Selmer, KW, Wunder, Le, Edwards, Luken, Lippa, Jennings, Boggs, Harding, Carver and the list could go on. It's evident the team puts their own time and heart into this school.I appreciate the dedication to personal attention, academic quality and character development! Keep up the valuable work!
We as teacher work together as team. We learn from each other to benefit the children. My students are always eager to learn and particpate in lessons!
My son just completed 1st grade and to my suprise it was a great year for him. He had a rough start but a strong finish. Thanks to Mrs. Parks who always displayed patience and a gracious teaching style. She and her assistant really worked with him in reading and math and by 3rd quarter he had excelled in both. Thanks to Mrs Parks, Principal and Asst. Principal for a great year.
I'm so impressed with the work of the school principal, and teachers alike in promoting discilpline, homework, and parent invlolvements. My daughter is in the third grade, and sincerely she does get challenged in the area of mathematics, and reading.
My son is in Kindergarten this year, and so far it is going excellent!! His teacher Mrs. Buckheit has a very good and inviting attitude towards me. You know sending your kids off to school for the first time is VERY hard, last year when I sent my son to PreK, Mrs. Gregory and Ms. Carole were excellent, not only in the beginning but all the way to the end!!!! I have nothing but good things to say about Shady Springs Elementary, from the bus drivers, to the secretaries, the principle, asst. principle, JUST ABOUT EVERYONE.
shady spring is a wonderful school. The teachers are very involved with the childrens education. It was a great experience having my children attend they allowed me to be included as much as possible in the class room activities. The staff is very courteous and friendly. My children attended this school for 3 & 4 years. They learned alot they are very focused on the reading aspect and it shows my son was reading at his level in pre-k.
My child really learned and enjoyed her head start program. Her Pre-K teacher, Mrs. Gregory covered a lot of educational material which not only deals with the usual ABC's but also emphasizes good values. I am hoping that my child will receive excellent teaching from the kindegarten program this year.
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