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Herndon Middle School (Cluster: 1; Grades: 7-8) is a school in Herndon. It feeds into Herndon High School. It consists of 8 different academic teams. As of the 2009-2010 school year, the school uses a "drop-block" schedule in which students skip one period every day, allowing for longer class times of 55 minutes. Students can choose from a variety of electives to complement their core classes.
The school offers several levels of classes including Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra, French, Spanish, Teen Living, Tech Education ("Shop"), art, and music education.
In 1995 the Herndon Middle School Band, under the direction of Ms. Noreen Liennemann, won the prestigious Sudler Cup, presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation to honor middle school concert bands that have demonstrated high standards of excellence over a period of years.
It was constructed in 1952, although recent renovations have been made due to the growing population of the community. It includes a historic Cold War-era fallout shelter.
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... Herndon Middle School (Cluster 1 Grades 7-8) is a school in Herndon ... It feeds into Herndon High School ... As of the 2009-2010 school year, the school uses a "drop-block" schedule in which students skip one period every day, allowing for longer class times of 55 ...