Principal of Mandarin High, believes that she has made many positive changes
for Mandarin since she has been here.
Over the past
three years, Dr. Richardson said that discipline has decreased, as in less
students are requiring discipline, and that she has picked strong teachers
to join the Mandarin faculty.
She has really
focused on our campus these past years and is trying to create a culture of
Richardson’s giving of excellence awards to students is a positive change
that she has brought to Mandarin to promote good behavior.
also gives out Fred Awards to the teachers to reward them for their hard
work and success.
Dr. Richardson recites a speech to “motivate” students. She wants us to be
reminded that we each “are a very unique individual.” She also believes her
speeches serve as “encouragement” to strive for excellence in the classroom.
also states that the lunches are better this year. “I want you to eat a
healthy lunch, “she said. This year to make lunches healthier she has made a
wrap station in the cafeteria in order to allow students to make their own
said that since she has been here the AICE/AP classes are “doing great.”
She also found
two nurses this year for the Medical Academy. Dr. Richardson said they are
“dynamic” nurses and the program was struggling before she found them.
feels the students at Mandarin are very prepared for college and are doing a
“really good job.”
She has made
several changes these past years in trying to make Mandarin’s environment
“safer” and for to promote “academic success.”
said “You have the will power. We aren’t promised tomorrow, we can only
promise right now.”