Dr. Martin Luther King Academy

Welcome To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academy where we are making DREAMS COME TRUE!

 





 

 

Meal Deliveries for MHPSA Students and Families

COVID-19 Update: Schools will be closed for the remainder of this 2019/2020 School Year

 

Please open the link Tiger Family Letter for updates!

 

Student Meal Distribution

As a reminder, we will be be delivering meals at our bus stops starting at 11:30  on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays each week.  Our meal plan can be found on our website at https://www.mhtigers.org/

Supplemental Learning Opportunities

Your child can access Math assignments and work with live tutors by going to our Imagine Learning online system. The Imagine Learning link is: Imagine Math

Supporting Students’ Emotional Wellbeing

As more information is shared about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), you may notice your child experiencing a wider range of emotions such as worry and fear. In addition, with the closure of schools and not being able to interact with friends, school staff, and other caring adults on a regular basis, some children might also experience sadness and frustration. There are many steps you can take to support your child during these uncertain times.

Here are some ideas for families:

 

  • Reassure your child that all feelings are normal
  • Make time to talk with your child about their feelings and questions
  • Limit screen time and access to social media
  • Pay attention to what your child is watching and reading and for how long
  • Model positive self-care strategies, your child is learning how to manage their emotions from the caring adults in their life
  • Provide honest information that is age appropriate and avoid sharing assumptions about who is sick with COVID-19
  • Work with your child to develop a consistent “new” daily routine, samples will be provided later this week.

A few helpful resources:

HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND SCHOOLS CLOSING

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019:  Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children

Kidshealth

Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and TeachersDuring Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

 

 

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Vision

Empowering Ferocious  Scholars

Mission

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive, equitable system where all stakeholders work collaboratively to hold the success of each and every learner as the highest priority.  We are committed to a climate that embraces student values, beliefs, backgrounds, and identity in a safe, welcoming and joyful environment. Through relentless urgency, we empower students with the academic and non-academic supports they deserve to reach their potential.   Our scholars define their own success realizing they are the key to a future of meaningful options.