Dee Gardner, Principal Introduction Introduction Piedmonts History Piedmonts History
Piedmont Awards & Honors NC School to Watch NC School to Watch Honor School of Excellence Making High Growth Honor School of Excellence Making High Growth National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Magnet Schools of America School of Excellence Magnet Schools of America School of Excellence
How Did We Get Here? PLCs PLCs Establishing a culture of reading Establishing a culture of reading Whole-child approach to learning Whole-child approach to learning Middle school not junior high Middle school not junior high
Jackie Barone, Assistant Principal PLCs – Math PLCs – Math Weekly collaborative planning with administrative supportWeekly collaborative planning with administrative support Common assessmentsCommon assessments DataWise processDataWise process
Establishing a Culture of Reading Karen Bailey – 6 th Grade LA teacher Karen Bailey – 6 th Grade LA teacher DEAR DEAR 40 Book Challenge 40 Book Challenge Summer Reading Projects Summer Reading Projects Common Core Literacy Standards Common Core Literacy Standards
Middle School NOT Junior High A Day/B Day Schedule A Day/B Day Schedule Students are teamed Students are teamed Advisory Lessons by Counselors Advisory Lessons by Counselors Learning StylesLearning Styles Anti-bullyingAnti-bullying Student Led ConferencesStudent Led Conferences Club Day Club Day Project-Based Learning Project-Based Learning
Block 5 Monday/Tuesday – IB Topics Monday/Tuesday – IB Topics Wednesday – Club Day Wednesday – Club Day Thursday – Advisory Thursday – Advisory Friday - DEAR Friday - DEAR
Clubs and Extra-curricular activities available…….. Clubs and Extra-curricular activities available……..
Other clubs and extra-curriculars…. Chess Club, Student Council, NJHS, Art Club, Yearbook, Newspaper (photography), Science Olympiad, Lego League, Odyssey of the Mind, Math Counts, NAL, …… Chess Club, Student Council, NJHS, Art Club, Yearbook, Newspaper (photography), Science Olympiad, Lego League, Odyssey of the Mind, Math Counts, NAL, ……
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