Principal Corner

Dear West Point Middle School Stakeholders,

It is an honor to be the Principal of West Point Middle School and I look forward to continuing the proud tradition of excellence established here highlighted by being a Blue Ribbon School in 1998 and 2011, being one of five eligible DoDEA schools in 2017 and being recognized by the New York State Assembly in 2016 for our exemplary Fine Arts Program. The faculty and staff at West Point Middle School are looking forward to another terrific year with an outstanding school climate and curricular and extra-curricular rigor. We are fully staffed with certified, experienced and highly motivated educators and we will focus on the DoDEA Blueprint Goals:

  • Goal 1-Student Excellence-Challenge and prepare each student to maximize his or her academic growth and well-being for college, career and life
  • Goal 2-School Excellence-Develop and sustain each school to be high performing within a culture of innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and caring relationships
  • Goal 3-Talent Excellence-Recruit, develop, empower, and retain a high performing workforce that reflects the diversity of our students
  • Goal 4-Organizational Excellence-Build an enduring, accountable, and responsive organization that provides appropriate resources, direction, and support to accomplish the mission
  • Goal 5-Outreach Excellence-Partner with internal and external stakeholders and industry leaders to advance student and organizational success

More detailed information can be found at: https://www.dodea.edu/Blueprint/index.cfm

We believe in building vibrant partnerships throughout the community in order to deliver a world class education. We encourage all stakeholders to be actively engaged in that process. If you would like to volunteer, are a subject matter expert who would like to lend their expertise or would like to present in our new Imagineering Lab please contact me or a member of Team WPMS.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please come see me, call my office (845-938-2923), text my cell (845-282-1076) or email me at miles.shea@dodea.edu.

Welcome to West Point Middle School! Go Bulldogs!

Sincerely,

Miles J. Shea
Principal