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Hunter Middle School1
Posted August 07, 2014
- a parent
I think others should know that there is a lot of bullying at this school that is not dealt with by the leadership. One of my children was bullied and nothing was done - no detention, suspension or anything more severe. Even if the child fills out a bullying slip the only thing they do is talk with the one bullying. Some of the kids are rude and down right mean, not to mention being snobby and leaving others out. The so called "no tolerance policy" does not exist here! Parents are not welcome at this school and there is NO communication from the Principal down to the teachers. If you want to know what's going on, not to be rude, but good luck! Now as someone mentioned in another review, if your child is already smart they will succeed on academic level but from what I hear some of the teachers don't teach or give help, kids have to "look it up" themselves. If you've a choice, send your child elsewhere. I am seriously considering taking my last one out and homeschooling.
We are brand new to this area. The staff at Hunter Middle have been so friendly and helpful. My daughter has really had a great experience here so far. This school could really use some extra funds due to cut backs. The money would help get the teachers adequate supplies for their classrooms. This will help with visual aide for the special needs classrooms as well.
Hunter Middle School is going into their third week for 2013-14. My granddaughters enrolled this year and I am impressed with the results I have seen and heard from them. Their summer reading requirements were new to the girls, yet they were able to complete them within two weeks prior to the beginning of school. I rate this school as 4.5 stars based on what I've seen so far.
I graduated from Hunter Middle school this past May. I enjoyed my time greatly at Hunter. There have been students who hated their time in middle school, but I believe that it's what you make of it. If you follow the rules, do the work, and pay attention in class then students should enjoy their time. However, if students do the exact opposite then they won't enjoy it because they aren't learning. They are goofing off with their friends. The teachers were very kind to me and they give many chances to complete work and even excel. Now, the principal calls every week to inform parents about weekly events and students watch "WHMS" each day to find out about daily occurrences. I would say that Hunter could improve by delving deeper into student's school lives and try to fix any problems that a student might have although they can go and speak with their teachers or the guidance counselor if they desire. I would highly recommend Hunter Middle School for preparing me academically for High School.
My child is in 6th I hate the school! The communication between teachers and parents is non existent! They basically throw your kid into a pool and hope they can swim if not oh well! They allowed my child to have hypoglycemia instances and not even notify me that's right my child was passing out in school and no one thought I should know! The principal is worthless! Don't ask for him to come to a meeting he won't show! My child is adhd and we are trying to get a handle on the right meds but I can't with out the teachers help I have been to every parent teacher meeting and I tell all teachers email me if you see him failing well he has 3 fs no word from any teacher! If you don't throw money at the school they could give to craps about you or your kid! The bullying is also out of control principal just sweeps it under the rug! My suggestion is if you can put your child some where else run and don't look back!
I'm currently an eighth grader at HMS , I'll be promoting next week. Although I'm excited , I'm definitely going to miss my teachers , they are wonderful ! In all my three years , I've never had a teacher that I absolutely disapprove of. I must say though that the administration needs A LOT of work , I don't think they care about the students , not even honor students ,such as myself . Sports is not a big thing with them , in fact if they could I bet they'd take them all away . Aside from that, I loved my time at Hunter , the teachers and students really connect !
The principal is not the best but the teachers are great my kids love them. The dress code changes all the time my kids were sad to hear that cru-knecks are out of dress code know i personally liked the cru-knecks theres no point in not letting them werar cru-necks wats the difference between polos and cru-necks. But otherwise i highly recomended.