Roanoke County school recognized for improvements - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke County school recognized for improvements

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ROANOKE, VA - A Roanoke County school is being recognized for their improvements.

Northside Middle School joins more than 380 middle school grades across the nation as "schools to watch".

Principal Lori Wimbush has been working for eight years to make improvements including:
-raising test scores
-Schoolwide discipline plan
-listening to students and what they wanted out of their education
-students read a book of their choosing every day for 20 minutes

The award is from 2014 to 2017 and then they will have to reapply.

Hidden Valley Middle School was named a School to Watch in 2009 and re-designated in 2012.
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