Advocates claim K-8 schools improve grades, skills
Mikal Hall, 12, a seventh-grade student at Millswood Middle
School, holds out his plate for two french toast sticks while
attending the quarterly honor roll breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 3,
2011. Joined by their parents, 238 honor students, 38 of which hold
a grade point average of 4.0, were treated to a catered breakfast
by the parent club. According to school principal Sheree Flemmer,
the number of honor students is the highest the school has had.
Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 12:00 am
Millswood Middle School principal Sheree Flemmer is the head of
what she calls a small community of 840 students and 36 teachers.
But that community replaces half of its student population every
“The bad thing about middle school is that there’s only two
years. The good thing is that there’s only two years,” she
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 12:00 am.