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Middle School Info

10 months ago

Welcome Message


Welcome to the Weatherly Middle School website. We are in the process of revising and refining our information to students, parents and the community at large. We hope that the information we provide to you is helpful and informative. If you have any suggestions as to information that you feel would be helpful, please give us a call.

We at Weatherly Area School District take great pride in providing students with learning experiences that will assist them in real world experiences. For this reason the information provided on this website is student entered and maintained both at the middle school and high school level. We thank our students, faculty and parents for their cooperation and help. We hope you enjoy your site visit.


Services 


ESL (English as a Second Language)


English as a Second Language (ESL) program for the District is a scope and sequence that builds and develops linguistic proficiency for non-native English speakers. All students are assured a high quality English linguistic learning experience based on the six language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, critical thinking/learning strategies, and culture.


Student Assistance Program (SAP)


A specially trained team of staff members is available to offer assistance to students. The Elementary School program, called SAP, consists of an intervention team staffed by teachers, the guidance counselor, school nurse, administrator, and appropriate support agencies for the county (Mental Health and Retardation, Drug and Alcohol, and Juvenile Court Offices) trained to identify and refer "at risk" students for appropriate treatment. High risk concerns include: substance abuse, sexual abuse, depression and suicide prevention. Referrals for high-risk students may come from students, parents, teachers, counselors, or any employee of the district. Anyone concerned about the emotional or physical well-being of a student is encouraged to contact a member of SAP. Information about the program is available by calling the principal or a team member at 570-427-8687.


Special Education Services


The Weatherly Area Elementary/Middle School provides 5 learning support programs and has 2 multiple disabilities classes for students with special needs, each with a highly qualified teacher. The IEP team strives to provide each individual with special needs with the maximum opportunities of services provided within the general education curriculum utilizing differentiated instruction.  These services are balanced with direct instruction in skill areas needing more explicit instruction to create a truly individualized program for each student.  All related services are provided through the Weatherly Area School District or the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit.  Weatherly Area Elementary/Middle School prides itself in providing a full continuum of options to meet the needs of students.