A Formula for Success: BOMLA Senior Class is Highest-Earning in College Scholarship Funds

Traditionally, college-bound advisors help hundreds of students a year identify potential options for pursuing higher education, sometimes with little to no personalization or guidance beyond an application. BOMLA’s College Bound Advisor Misty Williams is so much more than traditional.   “I like to consider myself their one-stop college shop,” Williams said. “In addition to identifying […]

Alumni Spotlight: Taking the Stage as a Catalyst for Change

Earlier this year, TEDx Pleasant Grove hosted speakers from Dallas and beyond on the theme “Open.” Among them were established professionals and changemakers such as Caryoln Coker Ross, an eating disorder and addiction expert, Poonam Patel, founder of Urban Loop Studio, and Thomas Palmer, BOMLA alumnus and aspiring lawyer and senator. Modeled after the popular […]

Education in the Age of COVID-19: How BOMLA Teachers Kept the Connection

BOMLA math and student leadership teacher Tracey Etheredge-Alford last saw her students face-to-face before spring break. When school resumed, because of the impacts from COVID-19, her freshmen through senior-level classes existed solely online. But Etheredge-Alford wasn’t going to let a screen stand in the way of great education. “I knew I wanted to still be […]

Alumni Spotlight: Taking the Stage as a Catalyst for Change

On January 25, TEDx Pleasant Grove hosted speakers from Dallas and beyond on the theme “Open.” Among them were established professionals and changemakers such as Caryoln Coker Ross, an eating disorder and addiction expert, Poonam Patel, founder of Urban Loop Studio, and Thomas Palmer, BOMLA alumnus and aspiring lawyer and senator. Modeled after the popular […]

Save the Date: Senior Signing Day is May 19

Every educator, administrator and student at BOMLA values and pursues success in its many different forms. This year, we invite you to celebrate the opportunities ahead of this year’s graduating class at our 2020 Senior Signing Day and Brunch on May 19. To date, BOMLA has achieved a 100% college acceptance rate among our seniors. The […]

BOMLA Participates in DISD’s Principal for a Day

Even though it wasn’t opposite day, Oct. 10 sure felt like it! BOMLA hosted Maureen Tarantello as our principal for Dallas Independent School District’s (DISD) annual Principal for a Day project. In collaboration with the Dallas Regional Chamber and Capital One Bank, DISD hosts Principal for a Day (PFAD) as an opportunity for community leaders […]

FRIENDS Spotlight: An Agent for Change

At BOMLA, the notion of service and giving back is built into our hallways. Similarly, FRIENDS founding Board Member Lyria Howland has intersected her professional work with her passion for advocating for young people. Recently, Howland was awarded the Change Agency Award from the Marcus Graham Project because of her contribution to increased diversity in […]