Principal Event Success

“Please Report to the Principal’s Office,” was an opportunity to  celebrate Executive Director Nakia Douglas and welcome Principal Michael Bland. From speeches by Linda and Mitch Hart about why they love Obama Academy, to the personal account of Brother Taylon Owens ’17 on the impact Mr. Douglas has had on him and his excitement about our […]

NTGD 2016: Record Setting Success!

In a swooping show of support, more than 100 Obama Academy advocates donated $15,275 on North Texas Giving Day 2016. The day’s total represents a more than triple increase from last year’s $4,065 figure from 55 donors on the same day. Associate Principal, Michelle Neely said her family traditionally divides their charitable giving on North […]

BOMLA Welcomes New Principal!

FRIENDS gives a warm welcome to Principal Michael Bland! During the first Lyceum of the year, Bland debuted the theme for the months ahead, “Solidarity in the face of adversity for a common cause.” He then facilitated a discussion about examples of common causes and used global examples that ranged from homelessness to hunger. The […]

From Principal to Executive Director

After founding and leading ” The” Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy (BOMLA) since 2011, Nakia Douglas has been promoted by Dallas ISD.  In June, Mr. Douglas began his new role as Executive Director of the South Oak Cliff Feeder Pattern,which includes BOMLA. Nakia Douglas made great strides to grow and build the unique culture and […]