FRIENDS of BOMLA: Impact Today! Each and every day, no matter where they may be, our young men are living up to the challenge of “Impact Today!” by exemplifying the values of the BOMLA student experience: academia, brotherhood, character, and perseverance. And it’s an experience that our young men deeply cherish. As the organization which […]
The whirlwind of the last 21 months has halted the operations of many organizations and schools. Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy is not exempt. The global pandemic caused us to pause all funding for study abroad trips in 2020, but we were determined to not let COVID-19 completely block us out of another year of […]
For two weeks in the summer, new brothers of BOMLA participate in our transitional day-camp known as League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, or ‘LXG’. LXG allows the new brothers to become acclimated to both the campus and the culture of BOMLA. Additionally, the camp allows new students to familiarize themselves with faculty and staff members prior […]
At Obama Academy, students receive exposure to a range of professions through its annual Career Day. As the title sponsor, JC Penney’s Communities Foundation made it possible for every senior to receive a professional headshot and provided lunch and gifts for speakers. Throughout the morning, our young leaders heard from 54 professionals who represented 44 […]
Under the direction of Dallas ISD Trustee Lew Blackburn, The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy (BOMLA) will relocate to the A. Maceo Smith High School building at the close of the 2017-2018 school year. BOMLA has long outgrown its current space located at the B.F. Darrell campus on Lancaster Road since it opened in 2011. […]
Fred Florence and Balch Springs middle schools are transitioning into single-gender schools,due to open this fall. Fred Florence mentions BOMLA and Irma Rangel as schools that have an ‘excellent record of academic achievement’. Learn more about Dallas Post Tribunes’ article here.