Teachers, ESL instructor honored with annual awards
Royal Oak Schools is proud to announce its 2018 Teachers of the Year and Support Person of the Year. They are:
- Elementary - Mary Kosnik, Third Grade, Oak Ridge
- Middle School - Terri Durham, Special Education, Royal Oak Middle School
- High School - Tracy Crawley, Biology and Forensic Science, Royal Oak High School
- Support Person - Violet Andoni, ESL/Bilingual Paraprofessional
“Honoring these teachers was a special moment for me,” Mary Beth Fitzpatrick, Superintendent, said. “To recognize these teachers for the outstanding work they do on a daily-basis is important to make sure they realize it does not go unnoticed.”
ROS in the news: Royal Oak High School Grows International Baccalaureate Program
The Royal Oak School District is rolling out its next portion of the International Baccalaureate program with the new Diploma Programme at Royal Oak High School. On March 6, Royal Oak High School and district administration received official authorization to run a program that has been several years in the making. Beginning with the 2018-19 school year, ROHS juniors will have the option to be a part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
This two-year program continues the philosophy of the IB Primary Years Program at Keller Elementary and the IB Middle Years Program at Royal Oak Middle School and the high school.
"We will continue as we have been planning to, but this has been a little bit of a weight off our shoulders and a celebratory moment for us," Leah Barnett, an ELA Teacher and the school's DP coordinator said in the announcement. "Our team worked really hard, so this is a happy time for us."
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