This school is good and has amazing and very talented students but for some reason there are some problems and there are few but they are big problems. I'm a sixth grader who has been through the first quarter only. I have seen and observed many different scenes and acts happening in the classrooms and hallways and cafeteria. For one thing the kids will not be quite. Fact: Most of the time while we are in the lunch room the boys are always so loud and by the time I get out of the lunch room I only have a minute to get my stuff out of my locker. One time I was late and me and my friend made a letter about it. I fixed that problem but there are so many more. For one you cannot express yourself at all unless after school. When you have a question the teachers will answer but they might cut you off. The punishments are bad here. I've never had a lunch detention or have been suspended or have gotten in trouble. I am scared I might. Last big problem, the kids have so many fights and arguments. I avoid them but I can't even make it to my last period without getting bumped into. Kids will spread rumors like mad. Everything else is great.
This school is the worse school ever they suspend people who were not involved with a fight the teachers don't care about the students and the new princible only cares about her daughter if you go to Briggs Chaney and you really wanna make it threw have real friends that you can trust other then that you are most likely to be bullied the school Is very divided but gender for the most part not much freedom no dances and no fun if you really want to have fun go get suspended or get hated by teachers ( witch is very easy) the princible says expect the best everyday she said that everyone in my class use to say no except the opposite witch in my opinion is very true.
i am a 7th grader here and i love this school, but the school has a lot of fights which are annoying
This school is okay. We have fights every week we haven't even had our first school dance. The teachers really wont try to help you get an A. This principal has a daughter that comes to the school and lets her do what ever she wants she would be late for class and the teacher wouldn't care. The ABC Party use to be 2 HOURS and now its 1 because her daughter told her what we do in the circle. The school is not fun for the students we want more dances , more freedom but we can't get that for some reason.
I attended this school a couple years back, as did my siblings, and the school is ok. Now, there are several teachers and staff in this school that care deeply and are extremely passionate about their teaching, and helping out students, but unless parents are very actively involved with their children's learning (as with all education levels), it will be a difficult struggle for your children to be successful. The school is very diverse, which is really good, but there is plenty of bullying that goes on as well, and academically it is a school that will challenge you, but YOU need to follow-up and kinda teach your kids; however, overall this school is decent.
Briggs Chaney Middle School is an excellent school. The orquestra is a very talented group that has gained superior ratings at the district and even the state festival. Briggs chaney is a very diverse school. There may be able a few problems but the students make up for it in thier academics. The staff do everything in thier power to make Briggs Chaney a great learning enviornment. Briggs Chaney Middle School is a diverse, warm, and excellent school.
Im a 8th grader at briggs chaney middle school and trust me there is alot of fights and bullying here. Its a good ting i only have to be here for 4 more months
I'm a sixth grader at Briggs Chaney Middle School. My first year...i was nervous at first but the student and staff made us new comers feel very welcome at the school. There can be some changes in the school like the fighting. There's alway someone in someones face arguing over something really idiotic. But what i can say is there's always at least 2 teachers out there to get every thing back in place!!!! The teachers there are very nice and fun, they challenge you but make learning fun and entertaining. Ms. Johnson our principal is the best principal she is very nice. So far the school works for me..!!!!:) :) :) :) :)
I am a seventh grader at Briggs Chaney Middle School. I do not like this school. I live right next to it. Many problems with bullying and cyber bullying take place. I only have one teacher whom i actually think cares about our education. Almost all of the other make it seem like they take it as a place to be and some stuff to say. Predudism issues is a huge deal in this school, along with disiple issues. You can't walk the halls with out hearing the words 'Dawg, dat is racists' I find it morally sad that i and many others have to attend this school.
i a student there evrthing is well the school is very educational and organized if you move in the area its a great choice for a sholll to put your children in!
Teachers work so hard at BC to try to help each child achieve, but have little or no support from the administration. The rules are not enforced consistently and some kids seem to be 'special' and not have to follow any rules or receive any consequences. There are many good teachers who seem to recognize that each kid deserves the best each teacher has to offer. it is unfortunate that the teachers feel so unsupported and disrespected that we are beginning to see them leave.
Discipline is so bad that our family pulled our children out. They have tremendous 'food fights' in the cafeteria and the principal seems unable to cope.
Discipline is a problem at the school. The teachers try to control it but seem to have lack of support from administration.
This school is experiencing tremendous difficulty with discipline. The staff is overwhelmed and many students are disruptive and disrespectful. It is a very difficult learning environment. Transfers are nearly impossible because so many families want out. It is sad to watch a once acclaimed school fail. Parents need to stay involved and insist on their childs safety and educatonal rights.
this school is overcrowded and discipline is a real problem. very little emphasis placed on respect. there is alot of bullying and aggressive behavior. Teachers are very well qualified but spend alot of time on discipline problems. There is also unaddressed racial tensions.
Briggs Chaney is a wonderful school and im pround to say my child along with my nieces attend such a great school.
The school is horrible. The principal has no relations with the students, is hardly visible or approachable. The school has gone downhill under the leadership of the current administration and the new student population
BC MS is a good school. However, when it comes to the parents of color wanting to give their Black children more of a challenge, i.e by suggesting the child be placed in Gifted and Talent studies it isn't taken as seriously and the child isn't always able to get a fair shot. I am speaking from experience. Parents of color you have to stay agressive with your childs studies and stay abreast of whats going on. YOu are your childs best advocate. Also, I have run into at least 1-2 a year who dont have my childs best interest at heart.
I am a student in the 7th grade at this skool and i think its horrible. i do not think the kids are treated very well. other wise its a nice skool. its clean and has so many after skool activities and the principle is GREAT! he is loveable and he is just really fun. the teachers r fun too. my social studies teacher is so funny. he makes jokes out of evrything but i learn so much better that way. And the saftey at our skool is INCREDIBLE! we've got at least 4 sercurity guards and i hear there is a police coming next year. just to be on the safe side i guess. anyway this skool is great. its a little overcrowded but wat does that tell u. its a bettr skool! right?
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