Enslow Middle School
Address: 2613 Collis Ave., Huntington, WV 25702
Phone: (304) 528-5121
Web site: http://ems.cabe.k12.wv.us
Principal: Georgia N. Porter
Assistant Principal: Ryan M. McKenzie
History of School:
Enslow Junior High School opened in 1917. It was named in honor of Miss Blanche Enslow, a teacher at Central High School. The 24-classroom building cost $240,000. Enslow became a middle school in 1989, and the following year became the first Invitational School in West Virginia.
The middle school is attempting to be what the junior high school said it wanted to be: a special school in the middle to meet the needs of this particular age group. When it comes to extra-curricular activities like athletics and other special areas, participation is the key. The middle school has something for everyone who wants to be involved.
Vision & Mission:
"Enslow Middle School will provide a safe and caring environment in which students may excel academically, socially and emotionally. Enslow Middle School will educate our students to become creative, responsible, and productive citizens by engaging them in a consistent environment that will empower all to reach their full potential."
No. of students: 252 students
No. of staff: 43 staff
Sports teams: Football, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Wrestling, Girls and Boys Basketball, Tennis, Girls and Boys Track, Golf
Clubs: Board Games, Beads of Hope, BMAD (Bulldogs Making a Difference), SADD, Yearbook, Science Fiction, Guitar, Spirit Club, Craft Club, Art Club, Photorific Club, GPS Club, Sports Club, TRIO, Book Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Culture Club
Sports Team Titles: First Place Individual County Wrestling Champ three years in a row, Johnny Easthom
Notable Awards and Achievements: First Invitational School in West Virginia (The exchange for 2008 is with Hong Kong where nine students and three teachers will visit).
Feeder Schools: Highlawn Elementary, Spring Hill Elementary, Guyandotte Elementary