Admin Team

Principal's Message

Welcome to Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, home of the Huskies! We are a welcoming community with a wide range of academic, enrichment, and social-emotional programs focused on providing all students with rigorous, relevant, and real world educational experiences. Our staff are committed professionals who work collaboratively to foster deep learning and promote interdisciplinary connections across content areas. As a school community, our mission is to Excite, Engage, and Empower student learning.

As a certified International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), our goal is to develop active learners and internationally minded young people who can empathize with others and pursue lives of purpose and meaning. We take pride in the level of intense professional development that we require of and provide to our staff to ensure that we are teaching your children to be prepared for their next step in life.

As an administrative team, we are committed to ensuring that your children have a safe, positive and productive school environment. We will always work to make sure our staff is well-trained in instructional best practices, and that the relationships between your children and their teachers are strong and positive. We want all parents to know how much we appreciate all that you do to develop your children’s academic and social growth at home. Your support of us makes a huge difference, and we are fortunate to work with you.

Please take the time to peruse our website. You will find important information as it relates to the success of our students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our faculty and staff look forward to working closely with you and your family to create a productive and rewarding school year.


Valerie K. Hardy