Address: 503 Shadybrook Road, High PointTelephone: 869-7411
Principal: Bill Stewart
Special programs: Whole group instruction in reading - all reading levels are taught together and students who need extra help are taught the next day's lesson in advance. Whole language instruction - reading, writing, language arts, spelling, vocabulary all are taught within the context of reading. Integration of subject matter - on a given day, all classes are geared toward a particular subject. Lunch Buddies - corporate sponsors visit school once a week to eat lunch and work with students of single parents or students whose parents can't get away from work to visit school. Stewart
Community activities: Parent involvement activities - school opens up two nights a week or two weekends a month to parents for workshops on parenting skills, access to media center and computers; weekend programs include picnics and flea markets.
School history: Built in 1971, the school was named for the Shadybrook neighborhood it serves.
What is your mission? ``To educate the total child by integrating relevant, creative and innovative teaching techniques that foster high expectations and success.'
The most important lesson our students can learn: ``Our students will become independent learners through guided activities that lead to lifelong learning.'
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