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Canonsburg Middle School

Canonsburg Middle School is one of 38 middle schools in Pennsylvania that have been named Don Eichhorn “Schools to Watch.” This is the third time in nine years that the school has been nationally designated as part of the recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. CLICK HERE to read the [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Blog, Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canonsburg Middle School

Northridge Middle School, IN

Northridge Middle School in Indiana is a newly designated 2015 Schools to Watch® school.  Below is an article from theelkharttruth.com that features Northridge Middle School. Classroom Chronicles: Northridge Middle School touts 'Schools to Watch' designation Middlebury Community Schools’ Northridge Middle School was the 21st school education reporter Michelle Sokol visited on her Classroom Chronicles tour [...]

By |January 15th, 2016|Blog, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Northridge Middle School, IN

Castaic Middle School, CA

Castaic Middle School in CA is one of the first schools to be named a Redesignation IV Schools to Watch®.  Below is their promising practice article. Promising Practice The academic and personal success of all students is the number one priority at Castaic Middle School (CMS) and the Castaic Union School District. At CMS, all [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|Blog, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Castaic Middle School, CA

Hebron Middle School, IN

Promising Practice - Advisory/Mentoring Program The promising practice at Hebron Middle School is our advisory and mentoring program. First indicators predict the success of our students as early as sixth grade. With our advisory program, every sixth grader is given a student mentor with the focus on improving these first indicators like attendance, grades, and [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|Blog, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hebron Middle School, IN

Bagley Middle School, GA

Bagley Middle School, home of the Braves, was named a 2015 new designation Georgia Lighthouse Schools to Watch. Bagley Middle School is located in Chatsworth, GA and houses 546 students with a philosophy that all students can learn, no exceptions, no excuses. Bagley Middle School Promising Practice Bagley Middle School implements, evaluates, and improves Positive Behavioral Interventions and [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Blog, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bagley Middle School, GA

Basalt Middle School, CO

As 2015 is wrapping up, Schools to Watch® States are announcing, visiting schools, and going over STW applications. We look forward to seeing who the 2016 STW new and redesignated schools will be. Here is a promising practice article form a Redesignation I 2015 STW, Basalt Middle School, Basalt, CO.

By |December 11th, 2015|Blog, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Basalt Middle School, CO

Executive Director Application Timeline

The National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform is seeking quailed applicants for the position of Executive Director. The timeline for the process is: May 15, 2015 - Letters of interest are due to Linda Allen, lindaallen654@gmail.com. May 29, 2015 – Curriculum Vitae with references is due to Linda Allen, lindaallen654@gmail.com and Cecilia Daniels, cdaniel4@jhu.edu. [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Executive Director Application Timeline

Powell MS, CO Promising Practice

Promising Practices At Powell Middle School, we have many promising practices. There are three systematic structures in place that make Powell a School to Watch, not to mention one of the best middle schools in the nation. These practices or structures include Professional Learning Communities, CORE Plus, and a rotating schedule. First, we have highly [...]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Blog, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Powell MS, CO Promising Practice

Shelbyville MS, IN Promising Practice

Shelbyville Middle School 1200 West McKay Road Shelbyville, IN 46176 Phone 317-392-2551 Fax 317-392-5713       Mr. Ryan A. Mikus - Principal Mr. Jason E. Bass - Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Mrs. Jessica M. Poe - Assistant Principal   Shelbyville Middle School’s ability to collect, interpret, and respond to data has made it one of the most successful [...]

By |April 15th, 2015|Blog, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shelbyville MS, IN Promising Practice