Dear Parents, Students, and Community,
It is with great pleasure that I welcome everyone to the 2022-2023 school year. In anticipation of the excitement that each new school year brings, I am most certain your child is anxious to reconnect with friends as well as meet new faces. It is my sincere hope that each student will be as excited to meet me as the newly appointed and proud principal, as I am eager to greet each of them.
I am pleased to inform you that our administrative staff has diligently worked to build upon the academic successes made at Silver Trail Middle School during the 2021-2022 school year. We once again earned an “A” performance grade as part of the Florida School Recognition Program. While we are proud of maintaining the letter grade, we are even prouder of the marked achievement improvements our students made in all assessed subject areas from the previous school year, most notably in Mathematics, Science, and Civics. These improvements demonstrated our teachers’ and students’ hard work and dedication to excellence.
As we move into the 2022-2023 school year, every staff member has been working hard to ensure we continue to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to challenge your child’s intellect. In doing so, we have created the “One Family. One Team. One Goal” schoolwide theme to incorporate the following four major components: (1) Goal Setting; (2) Positive Attitude; (3) Commitment to Excellence; and (4) Assessing for Improvements. These important components will be intertwined and incorporated throughout this school year to ensure continuous improvement.
In closing, I again invite you to join us in making this school year another exciting and successful year!
Leo Nesmith, Ph.D.