• The H. J. MacDonald Middle School Improvement Team is the leadership body of our school that monitors the School Improvement Goals and continually works to improve the outcomes for the students and staff of H. J. MacDonald. On the right, the goal work of the School Improvement Team is documented and updated twice a month when the School Improvement team meets to reveiw the strategies, actions, and results of our work. The assurance page documents the compliance with North Carolina's General Statute with respect to School Improvement Planning. 

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2022-2023 H. J. MacDonald Middle School Improvement Plan

  • H. J. MacDonald School Improvement Plan

    The School Improvement Team will meet on the 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00pm!

    Meeting dates: Sept 19, Oct 24, Nov 21, Dec 19, Jan 23, Feb 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 12 

    School Improvement Team Members:

    Josey Thompson (AP) & Safe and Inviting Schools Goal Team Leader), Kelly Leonhardt Griffin (MTSS

    Interventionist & NC Star Program Manager), Arnita Morris (School LSC & Communication/Community Engagement Goal Team Leader), Nikesha Farrior (Master Teacher & Math Goal Team Leader), Dawn Grady (Master ELA Teacher), Dani Ghods (Counselor and College & Career Ready Goal Team Leader), Della Walley (AVID Coordinator), Rashad Thomas (Webmaster), Lydia LoScalzo (Social Media Rep), Joy Bryan (Reading Goal Team Leader), John Booher (Math Goal Team Co-Leader), Jennifer Popperwill & Rachel Deberry (Science Goal Team Co- Leaders), Nikki Brandenburg (Social Studies Goal Team Leader), Matt Reid (Athletic Director), House Leaders: Morticia Walston (Grade 6), Meredith Cox (Grade 7), Carol Wasicki (Grade 8), Amanda Whitford (Exploratory); Parents: J. Gray (6), L. Hott (7), L. Norment (8); Student Council Executive Board members.