Betty Shabazz Academy Scholars Earn Top Scores and Attend Best High Schools in Illinois

Posted on April 3, 2014 by

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An African-Centered School Produces
Many Top Scholars in Chicago in 2014
(Re-post from Black Star Project newsletter)
Betty Shabazz ScholarsEarning a seat at an elite school is highly competitive. Betty Shabazz Academy wants to congratulate (from left to right): Subri Kheperu – Whitney Young High School, Nyarai Khepera – Walter Payton College Prep, Aqeelah Malone & Assata Mason – Jones College Prep and Katelyn Hutchinson – Walter Payton College Prep.

Betty Shabazz Academy has a strong commitment to academic excellence and a devotion to embracing our culture. We understand that it takes a village to raise a child. We take pride in our scholastic achievements.

This year close to 50% of our 8th graders are accepted into a selective enrollment high school. We are celebrating five of these students that have been selected into schools that are within the top 5 high schools in the state of Illinois. Approximately 18,000 students qualified for 3,200 seats.

School Mission Statement
To provide a safe environment and an academically rigorous program of instruction that integrates and balances cultural knowledge and promotes excellence in reading, oral and written language, mathematics, science, technology, social studies, and the arts and humanities.

Student Pledge
We, the future leaders of the world, pledge to make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

(These folks are after my heart and soul!!! And they got ’em!!! ~ Bro. Mxolisi)
Visit this link for more info on the Betty Shabazz Academy: http://www.bsics.net/
Ashe’! Amen Ra Hetep!!!

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