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Rocky Heights Middle School designated a Colorado Trailblazer School To Watch

HIGHLANDS RANCH—Rocky Heights Middle School (RHMS) has been selected as a Colorado School to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (CAMLE).

The Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch initiative was created eight years ago to showcase evidence-based strategies at statewide and regional conferences, workshops, and school site visits. RHMS is one of 16 schools in the state to earn this distinction.

The process began a few months ago with an initial application. From there, the process increasingly became more in-depth and included every member of the RHMS staff as well as a panel of parents who clearly demonstrated that RHMS is the best middle school for their students. A team from CAMLE visited RHMS and observed every single classroom, interviewed teachers and administrators and spoke with students and parents. They quickly learned that RHMS is a high-performing middle school that is academically excellent, responsive to developmental challenges and socially equitable holding high expectations for all students. These are the tenets of a Colorado School to Watch. 

March 25, 2016 | By CSilberman | Category: Middle School Education

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