Myers Middle School http://wfpl.org en Phoenix School of Discovery's Move to Myers Building a Homecoming for Principal http://wfpl.org/post/phoenix-school-discoverys-move-myers-building-homecoming-principal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When the Phoenix School of Discovery relocates to the Myers Middle School building next school year, it will be a homecoming for David Bennett.</span></p><p>Bennett is the principal of the Phoenix program. But, before that, he spent 18 years at Myers as a school administrator—four years as an assistant principal and 14 years as principal.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It will be kind of odd,” he said.&nbsp; “But, I am thrilled because I know it is going to be great for our school.”</span></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:16:32 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9439 at http://wfpl.org Phoenix School of Discovery's Move to Myers Building a Homecoming for Principal Jefferson County Board of Education Votes to 'Repurpose' Myers Middle School http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-board-education-votes-repurpose-myers-middle-school <p>Myers Middle School is set for some major changes before the 2014-2015 school year begins.</p><p>For starters, it will <a href="/post/tonight-jefferson-county-school-board-will-consider-repurposing-myers-middle-school">no longer be a middle school.</a></p><p>What it will be, though, is still up for debate.&nbsp; The Jefferson County School Board will hear proposals in June on how to "repurpose" the Myers building.&nbsp; It could be an alternative school or a preschool, according to JCPS officials.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 02:48:04 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9330 at http://wfpl.org Jefferson County Board of Education Votes to 'Repurpose' Myers Middle School Tonight, the Jefferson County School Board Will Consider 'Repurposing' Myers Middle School http://wfpl.org/post/tonight-jefferson-county-school-board-will-consider-repurposing-myers-middle-school <p>The Jefferson County Board of Education tonight will consider a proposal that would "repurpose" the struggling Myers Middle School.</p><p>Starting next year, the Myers building would cease to be a middle school.</p><p>Under a plan to be presented to the board, sixth-graders assigned to Myers would instead be disperse to 11 JCPS middle schools: Carrithers, Westport, Highland, Thomas Jefferson, Newburg, Ramsey, Shawnee, Western, Noe, Highland and Meyzeek.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 19:39:08 +0000 Joseph Lord 9329 at http://wfpl.org Tonight, the Jefferson County School Board Will Consider 'Repurposing' Myers Middle School The Struggling Myers Middle School May Be Nixed To Make Space For Growing JCPS Programs http://wfpl.org/post/struggling-myers-middle-school-may-be-nixed-make-space-growing-jcps-programs <p>Myers Middle School may be a middle school no more come August.</p><p>The <a href="http://wfpl.org/term/myers-middle-school">struggling middle school is one of the lowest performing schools in the state</a> and has been the focus of multiple transformation models aimed at boosting the school's level of achievement.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:57:53 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9189 at http://wfpl.org The Struggling Myers Middle School May Be Nixed To Make Space For Growing JCPS Programs Principal of Struggling Myers Middle School Won't Be Back Next Year http://wfpl.org/post/principal-struggling-myers-middle-school-wont-be-back-next-year <p>Following a recommendation from the Kentucky Education Education, Myers Middle School will have a new principal by the 2014-2015 school year.</p><p>The Jefferson County Board of Education had an opportunity to appeal the decision, but will not be taking any action, a district spokesman said.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:46:57 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9115 at http://wfpl.org Principal of Struggling Myers Middle School Won't Be Back Next Year State Audit Recommends Removal of Myers Middle School Principal http://wfpl.org/post/state-audit-recommends-removal-myers-middle-school-principal <p>Findings from a Kentucky Department of Education audit of Louisville’s Myers Middle School may lead to the removal of the school’s principal.</p><p>The recommendation to remove Jack Baldwin from his duties at the academically struggling school came on the heels of a Jefferson County Board of Education <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-board-approves-restaffing-myers-middle-school">decision </a>to implement a restaffing model at Myers in hopes of improving performance scores.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 02:28:25 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8721 at http://wfpl.org State Audit Recommends Removal of Myers Middle School Principal JCPS Board Approves Restaffing of Myers Middle School http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-board-approves-restaffing-myers-middle-school <p>The Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the&nbsp;restaffing of the faculty at Myers Middle School.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:27:08 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8692 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Board Approves Restaffing of Myers Middle School Group Opposes Piloting First JCPS Cadet Middle School Program http://wfpl.org/post/group-opposes-piloting-first-jcps-cadet-middle-school-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Jefferson County Board of Education will consider funding the district’s first middle school cadet academy program Monday night, but some question whether the program would benefit students at the school.</span></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:44:20 +0000 Devin Katayama 7834 at http://wfpl.org Group Opposes Piloting First JCPS Cadet Middle School Program