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Dear Incoming Center School Families,
As Principal of The Center School, I welcome you to the new 2014-2015 school year. Year after year The Center School has demonstrated the effectiveness of our program through test scores, student work and the testimonials from our community. We continue to prove that our commitment to excellence has significantly benefited our students and I’m looking forward to working with committed staff, dedicated students, and a close-knit community.
Your 2014-2015 School Year 9th grade teachers will be as following:
9th grade Humanities: Mr. Bell, Ms. Carroll, Ms. Pritchard
9th grade Math: Ms. Bersos, Mr. Chipps
9th grade Science: Ms. Peterson, Mr. Scilletta
9th grade Art: Mr. Carman, Mr. McCarthy, Ms. Wyn
9th grade Special Education Teachers: Ms. Herbst, Ms. Palmer, Ms. Wong, Ms. Hawk
Counselor: Ms. Harmon, School Psychologist: Laura Rothenberger, Ed. D.
Attendance Specialist: Ms. Webb, Building Secretary: Ms. Tracey
I know that sometimes transitioning to new curriculum may be hard, so to get an early start, feel free to familiarize yourself with the novels taught in 9-10th Humanities classes. Whether you listen to these books on tape, read them on your Kindle or find a hard copy in the library, you might want to look into the following titles:
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
(Possibly Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya)
Also, please note some important reminders about the start of the year activities.
Schedule and Activities:
Please note: if you are unable to attend either one of the dates listed above, you will receive your schedule on the first day of School: September 3d