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 […]
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 […]
In 2016, BOMLA received a generous 3-year grant from the Harold Simmons Foundation to fund its first full time position. The Director of Development will leverage previous fundraising support and find future fundraising avenues in the years to come to enable achievement without limits. FRIENDS welcomes Kezia W. Stegemoeller after four years of service at […]
This year’s Class of 2016 valedictorian, Dalton Sherman, is a exceptional individual in and outside of the classroom. Dalton and his 9 classmates are members of BOMLA’s second graduating class that boasts 100 percent matriculation into 4-year colleges and universities. Before Dalton entered the doors of Barack Obama, he already had the determination to inspire others. […]
North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: September 22, 2016. In seven years, North Texas Giving Day has pumped more than $119 million into the North Texas community. […]
Dallas Morning News mentions BOMLA in an article about developer plans to initate building projects near the school. Click here to learn more.
Mr. Adkins and his students unveiled their Mural with our guests from the Crow Museum and the Monks from Tibet. The Monks were so moved by the artwork and our campus that they Blessed the entire campus. Great Job Mr. Adkins!!!
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.
Current BOMLA student, Dalton Sherman is mentioned in this Dallas Observer article about another outstanding school in South Dallas. Charles Rice Learning Center takes an in-depth look at the principals, and teachers. Click here for more!
Geoffrey Canada, the former CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone who was profiled in the documentary “Waiting for Superman,” got a first-hand look Thursday at the great work happening at Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy. See the full story at DallasISD the Hub!