Congratulations to the following staff members who have been elected Officers of the School Improvement Team for 2017-18. Chairman - Ellen Gordon (Second Term); Vive-Chairman Kara Libby ; Secretary - Brent David. Mr. Larry C. Berry will remain as Process Manager.
Main Street Academy High School English Teacher Marie Dipresso-Long has secured a fully funded grant form DonorsChoose.org. the grant provides for classroom reading materials and resources. Donations were received from as far away as Indianapolis, Indiana and Palo Alto, California. DonorsChoose.org is a free non-profit website where teachers can receive funding for student resources. Her classroom project is entitled ":Books Open the World."
The following new staff members will be teaching at Main Street Academy during the 2017-18 school year: Marie Dipresso-Long (High School English); Angie Vaughn (High School Math) ; Dr. Judge Kornegay (High School Social Studies); Patricia Phillips (High School EC Resource); Robin Mills (Middle School EC Resource); Ed Hairston (Middle School Teacher Assistant). Several assignment changes are effective with the 2017-18 school year as well: Melissa Smith (EC Resource Teacher-also assigned to CIP); Luther Lerak (In-School Suspenion); Brent Jerald (High School Teacher Assistant- Bus Supervisor); Twana Wilson (OCS Teacher); Ricky Holt (OPA Assistant);
CTE Teacher Jackie Richard was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year at Main Street Academy by a vote of the faculty. Richard has been teaching at Griffith and Main Street for over 10 years and is currently a member of the Trailblazers Program in the WSFCS District. The program is designed for potential district administrators.
High School Benchmark Testing will begin on October 5, 2017. An official testing schedule for all students will be published by Mrs. Meta Robinson, Testing Coordinator.