On Thursday, November 19, students were challenged by representatives from Drug-Free N.C. to "stop smoking" and "stop using tobacco products" in any form. Students participated in a number of activities to promote the upcoming "No Bacca" promotion. As a special inventive, students with perfect attendance From November 30 - December 15 will receive a $25 Gift Card. More Information is available at drugfreenc.org. Students will begin to form clubs to submit projects for further award incentives.
Congratulations to Parent Involvement Coordinator Nichelle Carroll who has been awarded a $500 Teacher Grant from the Collaborative Learning Conference. Ms. Carroll will use the funds to enhance our Parent Involvement Program by establishing new initiatives for our parents.
MSA Parent Involvement Coordinator Nichelle Carroll reports that Parent Camp, USA was a powerful and informative experience. Ms. Carroll will use the information gathered at the conference to enhance the Parent Involvement Program at Main Street Academy. Ms. Carroll worked closely with Khalilah Harris with the White House Initiative during the conference. Ms. Carroll's goal is to further empower our teachers, staff, students, and parents in our community and schools.
Under the leadership of Garrett Davis, the Main Street Academy Leadership Academy is poised for a second year. During the 2014-15 school year, the Leadership Academy had 14 students complete the program. Several students have been selected to be the first members of the second class. For applications and information contact Mr. Davis, Transition Coordinator, at 703-4185. Students assigned to the Leadership Academy are Asahiah Rogers, N'tia Littlejohn, Marie Estrada, Linga Glenn, and Ernesto Gallardo-Merlin.
On November 13, 2014, Main Street Academy accepted a new corporate partner - Branded for Knowledge. Mr. Bobby Kimbrough, the founder of the concept, introduced the program to students and staff and presented shirts to the students to be worn on field trips to represent the school. Garrett Davis, Transition Coordinator, coordinated the project for the school. The program is just the beginning of the rewards for Main Street students from the Branded for knowledge program. A detailed article about the program can be found on the WSFCS District Website.
EOC/NCFE/ End of Quarter Testing will be held on January 11-15, 2016. A testing schedule for all students will be published by Mrs. Meta Robinson, Testing Coordinator.
Main Street Academy welcomes new SRO Michael Moore. Officer Moore comes to Main Street as a 9 year veteran of the WSPD.