While a new high school is in the works, the other schools in Westmoreland County have been working on upgrading their education programs in order to give their students the education they deserve. While Montross Middle may have been the last of the bunch to lay out their goals and means of achieving them, Principal Bowen’s report to the Westmoreland County School Board last week showed that they had not been sitting on their hands.
Principal Bowen described the on-going improvements as “a team effort at the middle school. We’re striving for academic success for all of our students.”
The primary goal laid out by Principal Bowen was to get grades and test scores up and over the state standards across the board. In this case, that means scores of 75% or better in English and 70% or higher in the other subjects. To that end, both the reading and writing coaches among the faculty have started having regular meetings with the Language Arts teachers each week so as to craft lesson plans, review resources and materials, cook up small-group lessons and plenty of others.
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