A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

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Mr. Mclean

President

"The secret to success is good

leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better."

Tony Dungy

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Mrs. Nicole Bailey

School Principal

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."

Barack Obama

Olga Perez-Martinez Ph.D

Business Manager

"Widen the path of opportunities and continue to leave a powerful and positive legacy in this world."

Luis Fonsi

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Mrs. Rose

Prek and Kindergarten

"It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand."

Sonia Sotomayor

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Mrs. Afridi

1st and 2nd Grades

"My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity."

Malcolm X

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Mrs. Summers

3rd and 4th Grades

“I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”

Rosa Parks

Ms. Taisha

5th and 6th Grades

"If the only time you think of me as a scientist is during Black History Month, then I must not be doing my job as a scientist."

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Ms. Makeda

7th and 8th Grades

"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."

Toni Morrison

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Mr. Tyler

Black Studies & Media Arts

"I’m not going to continue knocking on that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that."

Ava DuVernay

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Ms. Veronica

Visual Arts

"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."

Frida Kahlo.

Our Philosophy of Learning?

Each of our teachers is carefully chosen based on his or her experience, credentials, history of success and talents in the field of education.  We have created a bank of teaching expertise and gifts that help every single student reach their full potential.

 

Our faculty works hard to maintain a relevant and realistic curriculum that is responsive to student needs, encourages exploration and lays the groundwork for accomplishments.

Mr. Towner

Music Instructor

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

Ella Fitzgerald.

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