I went to Adaire when I was in grade school and graduated in 2001 I am just trying to find the best school for my son and I am afraid that a lot of things have changed since I've been there. If Anyone has children that go there now I would really appreciate some feedback from thre school I am a little scared because he is starting kindergarten and I just don't know where else to send him. thank you!
i love adaire i had two sons in adaire one is still going there i love the teahers and the aides my kids both loved mr V HE IS A GREAT GYM TEACHER HE DOES SO MUCH WITH THE KIDS ITS GOING TO BE A SAD DAY WHEN HE LEAVES THE END OF THE YEAR
If you don't like the school or have so much to say . Why don't you just take your child out . put them in another school. THe grass may be greener on the other side.
I would love to know where you get your information. I guess since your a regular volunteer we will see you at every event this year? Perhaps you can man our new welcome desk, or help with one of the many events we have planned since it is always the same few who come out? I can tell you that many things are going to change this year.
I already told everyone I have volunteered there for many years....I do know what I am talking about...maybe everyone else needs to listen to the children that go there too....that is half of Adair's problem.....they don't take the time out for the children...I listen to adults and the children...not just the adults.
I whould like to tell u that mrs.betty & april are doing a fine job at their work and who ever does not like the way their son/daughter is being treated just come by at lunch time and see how they acted up, My niece and nephew go to this school and i think they get treated very farely.
to the person who had worte the message about betty and april taking up space and time needs to see how their child really needs to see how they act up during lunch time. Instead of talking your time to write it on this web site why don't you come and talk about it face to face. Stop talking trash about the people that do a fine job at what they do......
I am a former student and a parent of a current student and I am truely disappointed! The school has lost their edge...there's no discipline! The test scores have dramatically dropped every year since my daughter started 6 years ago. I think the scores would go back up if order was brought back and discipline was enforced! What kind of punishment is in- house suspension or detention? The kids know that if they misbehave they get rewarded by getting out of class! What happened to after school detention?? Hit the kids where it hurts...cut into their time! I guess that would mean that the staff may need to stay later and actually work for their money!!
I love the schhol but I think they really need to focuse on the bully and the really need a new nurse the one they have now doesn't not do her job my daughter broke her finger and i wasn't notified she is only 7 seven not to mention she tells the kids i don't wanna hear about it go back to class when they come down saying they are sick I really can't want for MR Mcgrogan to come back I am not liking the new principal.
My kids are learning alot but some other issues with other kid pputting their hands on my child they need to worry about bullying more 3 times this year my son was atack by another student and this was the last time i will let my child come home from school with marks on him and a black eye enough is enough yeah boys will be boys it happens but not 3 time and this last time was bad something needs to be done about it ..
I love that school. I was at Richmond School before Adaire & im doing 10 times better now.
its safe n my children really learn n get help there they really care about the children the teachers r great to.
the school is good most of the teachers are really hard working teachers. the only bad thing is the bullying that goes on , i've seen first hand the personnel turn the other way with certain kids. its not fair,
My son has adhd and was forced out of his previous school in first grade because they didnot want to deal with him but since he switched to adaire he has blossomed into a wonderful child.Mr mcgrogan is the most fair and understanding principal i have ever seen and the teachers all give 100 percent to the children. I think this is the best public school in philadelphia.
Both of my kids started here in kindergarten. I also had my nieces and nephew going here since kindergarten. I think this is the best public school in the area. The teachers are great and if kids are having trouble they do help in any way possible. Our new principal is the greatest he will help the children and the parents. They have after school programs called Century 21 and power hour which is good for the kids.
This is my first year with this school. So far it's been a good experience.
I wanten to commend Adaires 1st grade teaching team, namely, Mrs Karla Scanlon, as well as the Principal, R. McGrogan for it's participation in the Odyessy of the Mind program. I am a parent of a 1st grader who was invited to be 1 of 8 students chosen for this program. These kids have amazing imaginations and watching them over the 10 week preparation period, bringing their 'Space Trek' to life, was an opportunity of a lifetime. Kudos to you all, you have very bright futures ahead of you!
Once your child makes a mistake, they automatically expell your child. What are they teaching your children today? First mistake cant be reprimanded??? This school doesnt care about our children, they just want to ship them out to another school instead of correcting the problems. They need to teach kids how to handle peer pressure and where kids can turn to if they have problems
my son has ADHD, he is a social outcast. I have talked to the teacher he has and all of the staff involved. this school is great. they really look out for their students and they make sure the child is number one. my son is in 4th grade, and i have found all the teachers to be very helpful,they go out of their way to make sure you know what is going on in the classroom. this is a great school. Keep up the great work.
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