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The changing faces of Cochran Middle School


Before Kyle Hunsberger passes out a letter to be signed by his students’ parents, he asks his class what language do their parents speak. “How many speak Spanish?” he asks, as several seventh-grade hands go up. “How many of your parents speak English?” he insists, and more hands go up as a couple more for when he asks, “And how many of you need both?”

This is how Hunsberger, an Algebra teacher, and the rest of the staff at Johnnie Cochran Middle School disseminate information to their multilingual student population. Continue reading

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Cochran Middle takes time out for teachers on Tuesdays

Tuesday isn’t just the second day of the week for Johnnie Cochran Middle School. It’s the prime time for teachers to collaborate with other faculty members on teaching methods. They’re called¬†Professional Development Days, or “PD,” and these days are super … Continue reading

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Assistant Principal Grant takes care of business

Write up the weekly bulletin, handle student registration and insurance and keep track of the school’s attendance are some tasks that most school secretaries do. But the Assistant Principal at Johnnie Cochran Middle School CeCe Grant takes care of that … Continue reading

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