Personal Experience At Salisbury High School

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Salisbury High School is a small school with a welcoming environment. Because of its location, surrounded by Allentown School District on all sides, I would expect it to have a more urban feeling, but it feels much more like a suburban school. The atmosphere feels laid back with definite boundaries. In my weeks there, I have yet to witness an act of disrespect or insubordination. The school is clean, bright, well-kept and is rife with school spirit. The faculty, staff, and administrators are friendly, and school resource officer is clearly in place if a need would arise. Mrs. Heather Morningstar seems to be well-respected by both the staff and students. Assistant Principal Brian Muschlitz is a presence in the hallways, greeting students …show more content…
The student population is about 75 percent Caucasian, with the 11 percent Hispanic student population being a very distant second. Boys outnumber girls at the school, and this has been surprisingly evident in all the classes that I am in at Salisbury High School. Socioeconomically, about 23 percent of students are enrolled in the free or reduced lunch program, with 82 percent of those student qualifying for free lunches. The school district provides laptops to all the high school students, so all students have technology to utilize for their learning. The students and teachers readily use this technology with a majority of the assignments integrating technology. Salisbury School District clearly understands the necessity of technology access and utilization as an integral aspect of educating children. This allows for easy communication and content sharing amongst students and …show more content…
Kelly Butterbaugh. After one day at the school for fieldwork, I knew that this was a school where I wanted to do my student teaching and Mrs. Butterbaugh was a teacher whom I hoped would be my cooperative teacher. This is a school that seems to carefully consider the needs of their students. The teachers model positive, student and school-centric attitudes, making fieldwork experience at Salisbury High School insightful and enriching. My teaching toolkit is getting additions every day, and I look forward to the days in which I get to go to

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