Founds and begins to edit Phylon, a quarterly journal examining issues of race and culture.
Each student will receive a personal device Chrome Book or iPadand we will be a 1: The DuBois Academy is open to all male students and our innovative learning environment will offer an Afrocentric and multicultural curriculum that is both rigorous and engaging.
While many schools focus on academic achievement as the sole measure of success, we believe both academic and social emotional excellence are needed to raise our young lions into the kings they were meant to become.
We guarantee each student will demonstrate growth becoming more adept mathematicians, readers, writers, and speakers, while also becoming better role models, listeners, and leaders in their homes and communities. The pedagogical practices of the DuBois Academy draw from evidence-based research and culturally responsive teaching to actively engage our students as they grow as learners and self-aware young men.
The core tenets emphasize literacy, numeracy, social sciences, technology usage, and speaking a foreign language.
In addition, we show P. Student Highlights Be a member of a small learning community where each young lion is developed into a future leader and king with the ability to achieve greatness. Learn social, emotional, and essential skills, such as responsibility, teamwork, compassion, and civic duty, through our belief in brotherhood and community.
Grow academically with specialized instruction in literacy, numeracy, and social sciences through an Afrocentric curriculum in an innovative learning environment. Engage in experiences to help explore what personal, collegiate, and professional journey you would like to embark on after high school.
Creed I was born to achieve greatness.
I will not be defined by my mistakes, but my willingness to accept correction to learn and grow. My greatness will be a result of my work ethic, mentorship, and support. I will achieve all of my goals. I will be accountable for my actions and responsible to positively impact my community.
I was born to achieve greatness, and I will determine the man I become.
Following six successful years as a classroom teacher, he was selected to serve as an assistant principal at Olmsted Academy North, a middle school for males. Next, he proudly served as the principal of Foster Traditional Academy and Byck Elementary prior to being named the first principal of the W.
Principal Gunn is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Bellarmine University. DuBois Academy as we embark on an exciting and un-precedented journey in Louisville. Without question, our school will become a beacon of hope and success and a model of excellence!
As a father, I believe each and every one of our sons was born to achieve greatness. That said, I also understand reaching great heights is not meant to be easy. We will teach and promote such characteristics as grit, responsibility, teamwork, respect, compassion, and leadership to strengthen school culture and aid in the development of our young men.
Every member of our school community, including myself, will be held to high expectations. We embody a mindset of growth. I am committed to being a positive role model, and I will work tirelessly to ensure your son receives a quality educational experience from a school community that believes every young man has the ability to be successful.
If you are seeking a school environment with high expectations and a culture of excellence, the DuBois Academy is the right choice for your son! Parents The application window closed on December 15th. In all, we received student applications, however, our program capacity is We will begin mailing out acceptance letters beginning Monday, January 29th.
DuBois Academy is excited to share our P. On DuBois Days, you will: Discover why we begin each day with dedicated P. DuBois Academy, led by student ambassadors. Visit classrooms to see students engaged in rigorous learning activities.
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Hear real testimonials from parent ambassadors. Learn how you can help create a brighter future for young men in Louisville through our Lions to Leaders program with Metro United Way Organizations interested in booking a tour can email Telva Hogan below.Watch video · No account of black history in America is complete without an examination of the rivalry between Booker T.
Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, which in the late 19th to early 20th centuries changed the. Watch video · W.E.B. Du Bois Biography Civil Rights Activist, Educator, Journalist (–) W.E.B. Du Bois was one of the most important African-American activists during the first half of the 20th century.
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
W. E. B. Du Bois. Du Bois received many honorary degrees, was a fellow and life member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He was the outstanding African American intellectual of his period in America.
W. E. B. Du Bois was at the vanguard of the civil rights movement in America. Of French and African descent, Du Bois grew up in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and attended Fisk University in Tennessee.
Nov 02, · Watch video · W.E.B. Du Bois, or William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, was an African-American writer, teacher, sociologist and activist whose work transformed the way that the lives of black citizens were seen in.