WEST ORIENT MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER RECEIVES STATEWIDE RECOGNITION
The Oregon Music Education Association presented West Orient Middle School band teacher Ann McBride with the Outstanding Middle School Music Educator Award.
The award recognizes an educator's commitment to middle-school/junior high music education and their achievement in teaching children through music.
McBride was nominated by her peers throughout the district for this recognition.
“In the classroom Mrs. McBride is a master teacher with deep knowledge of her music program, curriculum, and instruction,” said West Orient Middle School Principal Elise Catanese. “Her classroom is a place where students are excited to learn and that is evidenced by a positive environment of mutual respect and high motivation.”