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Three Tips to Spring Forward

Dear Scholar, I hope you remain safe, happy, healthy, and well. As we move closer to spring, I wanted to share three quick tips to help you improve your grades, enjoy your summer, and improve your relationships. Tip 1: Turn in Your Work Whether you participate in class, turn in an assignment, complete an essay, …

Four Areas of Focus

The first semester is over, and we're in the third quarter of the school year.  You can finish the school year strong! Here are four areas of focus to help you finish strong. AcademicsYour grades matter. Every homework assignment, every test, every quiz, and every project counts. Keep submitting your best work. Continue to schedule time …

366 Opportunities

Happy New Year, scholars and families! Welcome to a new day, new month, new year, and new decade! You have 366 opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive. What goals do you have for this year? What is your plan to reach that goal? Who can help you reach that goal? How will you navigate challenges …

To You, From Dr. Dodson

Dear Scholar, I want you to know that I believe in you. I want you to know that you are powerful, worthy, and extraordinary. I believe in your unlimited potential. I believe you can learn anything and change lives. You were created on purpose for a purpose. You were designed to make a difference. You …

Types of Colleges and Universities

There are incredible colleges and universities available for you. I want to take a few moments to highlight additional options for post-secondary learning. Although predominantly White institutions (PWIs) are one option for college, they are NOT the only option for college! Check out several important options below. HBCU Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are …