Fall Parent-Teacher Conference is Sept. 27


After a successful first 6 weeks back in the classroom, students and school leaders are well into the groove of another successful year. With the fall Parent-Teacher Conference approaching on September 27, Weakley County Schools’ Principals are sharing their vision and areas of focus to cultivate in their schools by next May.

Each new year brings a fresh set of goals for advancement and improvement from the leadership in every school. As a community of students is unique, so are the goals of each individual school. Principals and administrators work together to continuously re-evaluate goals for growth and performance relative to student needs that are custom to each community.

Each Principal outlined some motivating ideas and concepts at work in their schools this year.

Principal Melanie Needham said that faculty and staff at Dresden Elementary School are concentrating on providing educational opportunities that meet the needs of the whole child to ensure intellectual, emotional, social, and physical growth of every student.

Dresden Middle School Principal David Lewellen explained that student participation and leadership are priority objectives for his school.

Dresden High Principal Scott Killebrew shared his plans to foster a positive culture in his school.

Principal Lee Lawrence plans to use faculty feedback, student data, and regular re-evaluation to refine goals for Gleason School.

Principal Jeff Cupples is promoting integrity, respect, and unity into the collective mindset at Greenfield School.

Martin Primary School Principal Tracey Bell is emphasizing grace and expectations.

A unique take on the word ‘focus’ is the theme of the year at Martin Elementary School under the leadership of Principal Patresa Rogers.

Martin Middle Principal John Lifsey believes that building relationships is an essential part of this school year.

Principal Brian Allen and his team set clearly defined goals for Westview High.

Growth is the name of the game for Sharon School, according to Principal Michelle Clements.

To learn more about what’s happening in our schools, visit weakleycountyschools.com and select a school to navigate to their webpage. For the most up-to-date news, find and follow each school on Facebook.