Please read to support phone policy change at Thoreau Middle School Friends,
We are writing to you as parents of future Thoreau Middle School students and we'd like to make you aware of a concerning issue many have seen at the school.
Currently, students at Thoreau may use their phones throughout the day - during most classes, lunch, and hall time - to text, play games, check/post on social media, watch YouTube, and take pictures of themselves and others. While teacher
I teach middle school music in Greensboro, North Carolina. Being a music teacher allows me to see my kids grow up in a way that other teachers don’t. I see one student grow from a 5th grader to an 8th grader, from a kid to a teenager. It often reminds me of how fun and confusing being a middle school student was. Technology is a huge part of my students’ lives. Each of them has their own personal laptop for school. Most of their grades, homework, and communication with teache