I feel like earlier reviewers (2004) were talking about a different school entirely from the one my child is attending now, in 2012. This middle school's strength is, in a single word, CONSISTENCY. Every class has the same grading policy, the same late work policy and procedure, and the same policy and procedure for handling absentee work. These policies are tough, but it has been great for my very scatterbrained child not to have to figure out 7 different systems for 7 different classes. He has learned that he alone needs to make sure that his work is in (and on time), as no one is there reminding him, asking him for it, or otherwise giving him the impression that a deadline is negotiable. He will go to high school well prepared. Some of the teachers are excellent (so grateful my son had Mr. Wenz in 6th and Mr. Tebeau in 8th for math!) and some aren't so great (like the phys ed teacher who makes snide, joking comments about fat kids), but I would guess that is true in any building. I would say that most of the teachers are caring and try their best to understand their students.
Many of the teachers are good, some are not. The older teachers seem to be the best, I think the younger ones are like robots... "if you do A, then you'll get B" without looking at each person independently. My son struggled since 1st grade. I think the poor quality of schooling in grades K-5 affected my son in middle school. My son was recommended to be held back in 6th grade. If I disagreed with this recommendation, then there was a form that I had to sign. I did, however, agree to hold my son back & my son thought it was best too. Then, on the first day of school, the Asst. Principle saw that I did't sign the form. The Asst. Principle signed the form instead and my son went on to 7th grade, against my wishes. He is now 19. He struggled to graduate. He went to community college for a year, then enrolled in the military. I have a younger son who is now in Kindergarten. We drive him to a Warren Consolidated School, which seems much better much than the Romeo school district lower grades. I do like the Romeo high school. I don't care how the teachers dress, or talk, as long as their hearts are in the right place. Sometimes tough language can get a kids attention.
I don't get why so many people are saying that teachers dress inappropriately because they have never worn anything bad because they dress like a normal person, and if your complaining that your child isn't getting good grades don't whine because your child isn't smart enough for this school Because most kids are getting high grades.. Teachers have NEVER used any fowl language that I have heard. Great school overall and is very fun to attend. Also i think that the school is great on discipline and the extra curricular activities are great.
I am attending this school and I find it to be great. I'm not sure why people are saying teachers dress inapproitally because they dress just like any body else. The best thing about this school is the teachers. They are so nice and they will actually talk to you like a person. I think I could find them as a friend.
We moved from Howell a year ago. Romeo Schools are very disapointing.The school says it normal for an a/b student to now get d/f's in 6th grade.What wrong with this picture? We have had meetings with the teachers.They have no clue on how to handle school bullies.
I used to go to this school. The teachers do NOT dress innapropriately, they dress CASUALLY, but not innapropriately. Teachers speak to students like people, not like just students. The teachers also have PERSONALITIES. This is a great school.
My son goes to Romeo and i think it is a wonderful school and hometown community! This schools sports programs are amazing! especially their basketball and football which have mainly been undefeated for the last few years. Their grades are also wonderful too. The teachers and members inside the building are very curtious and kind. The kids pass a great atmosphere around the school (maybe revolves a little to much around sports) but still great to see everyone treating each other with respect!
We've had a wonderful experience so far at RMS. We have 2 children currently attending, both doing very well. The teachers are willing to keep parents informed, as long as the parents take the time to 'be there' for their kids. The principal does what he feels is best for the kids and we feel that our children are safe. As for the dress, my children have learned more from the newer teachers in the trendy fashions than they have from some of the others. We teach our kids to see beyond a person's looks, don't forget that. Our advice, stop complaining and get involved in your child's education - it makes a big difference!
I think its very easy for people who can remain nameless to rip the school district and schools. Its easy to sit here and throw stones but if you are so concerned about dress, professionalism of teachers, and doing extra, then get invovled and change things. Get off your butts and do something, rather than sit at your computer and complain!
The state of this school is nothing more than sad. If I could move or afford a private school I would do so in a heartbeat! We discuss school uniforms but find the teachers in mini skirts or sweat pants. My kids know more about their teachers personal lives than my own. Either the teachers are so old they even tell the kids they have tenure so they're just waiting for retirement or they seem to still be in high school with the same viewpoints! The principal will tell you to your face that he is there to enforce rules. I'm so glad to hear he's there for the kids. Is your child gifted? Not here-that=problem kid for this school.
So far my son has had a positive review of the school after all the gossip loaded into his head by other parents and students. He was initially terrified of starting in the middle school but welcomes the day to go there now. He is adjusting great to the teachers as well as other students. I have heard nothing good about the middle school myself but can only attest to my sons experience which has been pleasing so far.
Romeo Middle School has disappointed me greatly. Some of the teachers are helpful and seem concerned about the kids learning, but most aren't. Many are rude to parents and kids alike. The Asst Principal is unfriendly and unpersonable. Teachers don't seem to like their jobs. Teachers use fowl language in their classrooms. They regularly wear blue-jeans.Most don't teach anymore than required. They pass out worksheets, but do not correct errors. My son hasn't learned anything in 2 years. The teachers and the Asst. Principal are more concerned with informing parents about talking in class than they are with informing parents about missing homework, or poor performance. I'm extremely worried the kids will not be ready for the ACT or SAT. For the sake of my child's and society's future, we must leave the district.
Parents are encourage to 'let their child fail' when they are struggling. The teachers do not dress professionally and I've heard words used by the teachers and coaches that should not be allowed. When a child is absent, it may take days to get their missing homework assignments, and then the child is bombarded with so much work, it is difficult to get in done in the allotted time they get zero credit for it. When a child is doing poorly, it should reflect on the teacher...not the 'attitude' of the student. I'm sick of teachers not taking responsibility. Also, the principal and his assistant principal are often rude. I moved here expecting a great school district. What a dissappointment! I certainly hope the high school is better.
The teachers at this school have seem to adopt an attitude of not caring about their students. Good teachers are few and far between in this district. I am sorry that I moved to this area and that my child has such uncaring teachers.
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