Okay, look. My school isn't as bad as some reviews claim. Sure, there are fights, but they usually last seconds before the staff come and stop it. This is my last year at Molasky, and I had good and bad memories. I made many friends too. I bet half of the students who gave this school a 1 star is because they always get in trouble.
Molasky has got to have some of the rudest staff members I have ever come across. Everytime I contact this school whether over the phone or in person, I get treated disrespectfully and the staff members are jsut plain rude. There are a few staff members at Molasky that are decent and use common courtesy but outside of those few these folks need to be re-trained on interpersonal skills.
Molasky has some of the most rude, lazy, and obnoxious students ever. I attended my 7th and 8th grade years at Molasky, and i couldn't wait to leave. If you are, by society's definition of "different", then expect bullying. Unless you are a very outgoing person, you won't have many friends, it took me about three months to even make one friend, and all due to my extreme shyness. There are fights every week at that school, and a lot of bullying. I have had the privilege to have two great teachers, but most of them don't care, and the students don't care. The students are so rude to the teachers, that one of the teachers quit because the students were too much for her, and that was just recently. If you think that Molasky is a good school, because it is in a "nice" neighborhood, think again. I would never recommend to any parents to enroll their child into Molasky.
Seriously this school is NOT that bad. There's some aspects that are bad but it's not horrible. I spent three years at this school and i enjoyed it. I didn't have any huge problems with the administration nor the teachers. The students in the school are also pretty nice and i made a lot of close friends. The only issue i have is that there are a lot of fights in the school. I would enroll your child because it is A LOT BETTER than other schools. This middle school is heaven to other school in Vegas.
This school is amazing! My child goes there and is very happy. All of her teachers are amazing. They make sure their students are doing good. They have on of the best music programs. She has been taking Guitar for 3 years. The teacher, Mr.Schell, respects all his students and makes them laugh. He picks hard music because he has faith in his students and he knows they're skill level is amazing. He doesn't doubt them and gives them great advise. The principal is always doing fun things and interacting with the students. My daughter and son love this school. This school is amazing!
I came from a very good school district, and this is nothing like I've experienced before. Before we moved I had looked up the rating on this website, and these reviews are true! My English teacher swears at the students, the staff in the office are extremely rude; when I asked the first day where the parent pickup was the office lady rolled her eyes at me. If you are coming from a very nice school district I would highly recommend you not enroll your child into this school. As a new 8th grader, this is nothing like I've ever imagined. Only about 1 of my teachers are normal. My classmates are extremely lazy, rude, and loud. They don't do their work at all and expect to get high grades. Not only are the students at this school disrespectful, but they are not open to making new friends. When I moved for the first time, the students all wanted to be friends with me. These students will not open their hand to you. I have only made 1 good friend who moved here herself last year. It was only the first week and I experienced my first fight at this school, and by what the other students said there were many more to come! Whatever you do, do NOT enroll in this school!
TERRIBLE school. I hate it. About 9.5/10 of the students are rude, lazy, and loud. I attended eighth grade at this school, and it was just awful.
Terrible school!!!! The administration (principal and staff) are very, very rude and won't do anything to protect your child!!! My son is a great student and the school didn't even give me the respect to return my calls!
Okay. Honestly my school isn't as bad as everyone claims it is. There are excellent teachers on staff in all grade levels. Yeah, there are fights at this school but you cant really stop that. And grant it there are bad kids but in reality, there has always been those bad kids no matter where you go. You just have to just stay away from them. Our principal, is so good with money he gave us laptops, and have three computer labs, and kept all the art programs. So yeah, they really aren't that bad.
This MAY have been a great school at some point, but it is no longer. Do not even bother with the principal, he will be happy to condescend you into a stroke, he will only make things worse. Like a scary movie - you have been warned so beware. Opting for the school of choice next year, this won't be it.
The vice principal at this school is a joke, and Mr. Smith (Dean) is the same. If you have a problem, best not involve them, as they will take no action. My child is a good student, and a decent person, and the children at this school are dreadful, no manners, rude, and little thieves! Try and get some action from the VP or Dean, and you're on your own. I hate the fact that my child has to attend one more year at this poor excuse for a school!!!
Most of what we have to report is not permissible by the terms and conditions of this website. We are taking our daughter out of this school.
I'm a sixth grader going to Molasky and so far theres been about 4 fights. the teachers are great and helpful! If you live in this area then send your kid to this school! The only bad thing is the fights.
Sorry to disagree with you, but i went to molasky in 2006 an it was one of the best school in vegas.. Unfortunately i had to move to tampa but if i wouldn't had moved i would had stayed in molasky for the rest of my middle school career. Know am one step before walking to my diploma and am proud to say that molasky junior high has helped me tremendously.
I am the parent of a sixth grader, and about a week ago I found mt sons progress report in his backpack. His grades had taken a nose dive. I went to the school that morning before classes started, and everyone of his teachers met with me. I did not have an appointment, but they took the time to meet with me anyway. I was every impressed. Thank You Molasky sixth grade AP teachers. My sons grades have improved already, and if it was not for their time I do not think I could be saying this.
I used to fear coming to this school all the time. This year has changed tremendously, and for the best. I think there has only been one fight this year and compared to last year, that's impressive! Mr. Heilman, the principal, is amazing! He is great to the teachers and is friendly but an authority figure with the students.
This school used to be top notch. Now, due to children expelled from surrounding schools being sent there, and the local area now going down hill, its getting worse in every way. They just had a big change in administration and not for the better.
Communication to parents is lacking. My daughter tells me of fights daily. When she was being bullied last year, the principal was so slow to react that we had to go to the school board.
We were deemed inadequate, because of minority special ed. students. But, then again, it does not take much to be on that list, thanks to the current regime in Washington. I see, this year, a renewed focus on standards from the major subjects (Math, English, and now. Science.) We have many new teachers, who are extremely dedicated. The music programs are top-notch. The art program is exceptional. We only have basketball as a sport. There are several clubs; the most popular one from last year is the Toastmasters. Parents need to be more involved. With two new deans, the level of discipline has vastly improved over years past. Two deans on the same page=a tight ship. It is not a pleasant experience being bad this year.
This school used to be one of the better schools, since it is a junior high school and supposed to be more of a challenge academically. But it has become the school to which kids from other failing schools in very bad neighborhoods are bused, and now has a real problem with violence that the principal doesn't seem to be able to get a grip on. Parents are very angry that we have to have a school with these issues in an area that should not have these problems.
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