As a new parent, coming to Halsey from PS175- my son and I absolutely love the school. The teachers are great, the principal is welcoming and patient with all the little questions and concerns. Their SEP - Software Engineering program is simply amazing, the band is great and my son enjoys Mouse Squad, SEP and the Jazz Band. He is challenged being in the honors program. As a parent, I love the PupilPath system they use and wish that all teachers used it, as some use it less than others. I would highly recommend this school to all my friends and family!
My kids are in 7 and 8 grades and I see they don't have to much problems. I love the extra help for the kids and tje talwnt classes specially music and art my kids been learning to be proud of them self and academic they are learning and helping friends. I love this school andthe people who work Iin there is always helping parents
I went to Halsey JHS 157 from 2007-2010 I loved this school the teachers encouraged us to learn but that was 3 years ago. I now attend Forest Hills High school A few blocks away, a lot of the things that i was taught in my first year of high school, I was already taught in Middle School Yes, there were fights, Yes there were bullies, I was never in A fight and I was never bullied because I minded my own business but still made friends. Security and deans were great but a little rude. This was a good school
Locker rooms in this school are not supervised by teachers. Children get beat up in the locker rooms while changing before/after gym classes. There are alot of bullies in this school constantly intimadating children.
This is a great school. I have sent my two children here and both have done very well academically and socially. I particularly like that the principal is a major presence in the school. He attends all school events, such as chorus and band performances,
teachers are inexperienced and unorganzied and it is not okay to insult the students....there is no control in the classroom...
I love the camaraderie between teachers and parents. The neighborhood is a close-nit community of families who are devoted to the success of their students.
The Principal and Staff are the perfect fit for a JHS. Caring and hard working to make these young teenage years memorable.
Halsey is a great school with wonderful teachers who care about the students. My child went through a lot of 'growing pains' while in Halsey JHS and with the help of the teachers, Guidance counselor, and Asst. Principal's help he made it!!!
I love it because it has #1 principal,great staff and I feel welcome there,plus my son is treated well and he is very happy with his teachers and classmates,I would recomend it to anyone
the teachers are demanding and help kids rise to the occasion as they mature.
I am at this school in 9th grade and i never want to leave, the teachers are great, there is alot of fun and i love this shool
Halsey is a wonderful Middle School with a very supportive and a staff enthusiastic about teaching.
I go to this school right now and I am in the honors class. This is my first year here at halsey and so far it's great! All the teachers are nice, and they always respect you.
I'm currently a senior at Halsey. It's not the WORST school ever, but at the same time, it's not the best. Yeah, fights do occur, but at least we have a peer mediation program!
i was in this school a couple of years ago and i hated it. I thought that too many fights occured during the week. There used to be like 3 fights a week. The only thing good that i have to say about this school is that the teachers are ok and the students are relatively nice. I don't recommend this school
I dont likeand like it because the teachers dont teach they just review and never teach.
I attended this school 3 years ago and it certainly is a good school. Security does a good job to keep it safe. The teachers push you to exceed and are respectful. The school has many programs and things to do. The cafeteria is pretty big.I liked it, for me it was great. The students are nice youll make a lot of new friends. And the school has become way better since i left. I recommend your child leaving to hs in 9th grade though because he would struugle in hs.
Wow i just got to say you have to put your child here! its like the best school in the world! i had 2 move but i really regret it cuz of the teachers and my firends. Your child will get the best education cuz the teachers know what they r doing and will push your child to do the best. In the beginning you may get a lot of homework but after awhile you will get use to it and it will be easier. The children in the school are really nice. They r friendly and make you feel like a whole big happly family. The talents (drama, chorus, art, computer etc.) Are the best u can find. They always have shows that the whole school can part of and will have alot of fun. I started out to be non honors but after the first semester i got in.
This is an awesome school with lots of choices and great teachers and i am able to feel safe and great in the school of Stephen A. Halsey. They give extra curriculum activities if u need help with a subject its great
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