About Our School
Our mission is to provide each scholar with a rigorous curriculum to ensure college and career readiness, cultivates leadership, upholds a commitment to community. You wonder how a school can exist in such a unique space, it’s because of our Bulldog PRIDE. PRIDE which stands for Perseverance, Resilience, Integrity, Determination and Excellence.
Our Core Values
- The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- We believe in scholars and their dreams.
- We teach scholars, not just content.
We believe education does not start or end in the classroom. True learning occurs at all times, when you succeed, when you fail, when you make mistakes, and when you accomplish your goals. We believe that as a school we are teaching all the time. Every hallway interaction, home visit, and family meeting communicates who we are, what we value, and why we are here.
Welcome Back Letter
Dear Parents and Scholars:
Welcome Back to Malcolm X Shabazz High School 2020-2021 school year. We hope that this year with us will be educationally profitable for you.
Each year is a time for change as we are preparing you for the next level. You will be expected to attend school regularly, complete all assignments, and behave appropriately. Your year will be exciting and filled with many new opportunities.
An unexpected global pandemic has forced us to think creatively, communicate in unique ways, and has now brought us closer as a school community. I am so proud of the collaboration, hard work, and dedication that has been exhibited by all of you. While we continue to face many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the civil unrest in this nation, one important fact remains true--the residents of our great city of Newark are resilient and possess the grit necessary to overcome any challenges we face.
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