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Welcome Parents,


This webpage offers helpful information about heterogeneous English 8 classes.  At Blue Ridge Middle School, honors and academic English 8 students are instructed in the same classroom (heterogeneous classes).  We have a steering committee to carefully study and monitor heterogeneous class methodologies in English 8 and to maintain a framework that facilitates communication, measurement, and consistent procedures and processes.  All committee positions are currently filled.  All meeting minutes will be posted on this webpage under the “Steering Committee Minutes” link.


Steering Committee Members:

Brion Bell, BRMS Principal

Matt Bolen, BRMS Assistant Principal

Karyn Clark, PTO Co-President 
Angela Fraser, Parent 

Karen Dillon, former PTO President

Pat Kinney, PhD., Consultant

Allyson White, BRMS 8th Grade English Teacher/Subject Area Lead Teacher

Karin Nixon, BRMS Dean


We welcome your comments and questions.  To contact a Steering Committee member, please email or call the school at 540-751-2520 or use the “Contact Information” link on this webpage.