We oppose the name IPMS - Innovation Park Middle School

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Tracey Dean
4 years ago
The name and abbreviation are stupid.

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Jamie Timko
4 years ago
IPMS is a tone deaf acronym for the administration to consider_ for obvious reasons... Its too easy to just change it.

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Susan Jones
4 years ago
I think the proposed name should be changed for 2 reasons. First, there is already an Innovations Middle School that is a charter school within OCPS that does not have a good reputation. I think this will be confusing to new potentional home buyers looking into local schools as well as anyone looking into website, phone number or links regarding innovation Middle School. Secondly, the initials IPMS would not be something anyone, especially a middle schooler would proudly support. Just look at all of the ridiculous jokes from adults with regard to suggestions for mascots. The proposed school colors of red, white and black aren't really helping. My vote would be for Moss Park Middle School since the area is known as Moss Park and there is already an Innovation Middle School within OCPS. The initials MPMS aren't likely to be ridiculed like IPMS. My alernate vote would be for Lake Hart Middle School (LHMS) which eliminates all negativity with 'PMS' and is the largest lake in close proximity to the new school and surrounding neighborhoods.❤️

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Matt Dixon
4 years ago
Innovation Way Middle School is an awful name. Moss park middle school!

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David Broadwell
4 years ago
The acronym...

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Marsha Verdin
4 years ago
As a parent of a middle school and high school child in California i am aware that bullying and ridiculing in school exists. Lets not add fuel to the fire. We need to protect our children from being ridiculed and bullied by any means necessary.

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Lizabeth Candelario
4 years ago
It's a terrible name for a school

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Sheila Lewis
4 years ago
There are enough issues with bullying.

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diane Freeman
4 years ago
Middle school is the most difficult transition of life for adolescents. Ridicule is rampant by peers, and this acronym will cause more stress for our youth than ever imagined. As adults voting in the name, you must consider the harmful impact that is already a result of the media covering IPMS. Nationwide, this is a topic. Kids are talking already. In fact, I would not be surprised if the damage is done, and it lingers long after the school is renamed to a more appropriate one. Latency and teenage children are heavily impacted by problems like this, many times leading to suicide. CHANGE THE NAME IMMEDIATELY.

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Rachel Williams
4 years ago
Someone save the kids.