On behalf of the staff of The Academy, we extend to you a sincere “welcome” as you begin the 2014-2015 school year. We hope that each of you will find this year to be one of Respect, Responsible Behavior, and Relevant Learning as we continue to build on our successes in student academic improvement. In order to achieve this, we will need to hold students to the highest degree of accountability. We solicit your support and partnership throughout the process.Students are encouraged to SOAR at The Academy. Stay connected to school activities,overcome challenges, have a positive attitude, and respect self and others. The staff at The Academy is here to assist students in gaining knowledge, developing social and relational skills, and creating positive attitudes that will enable the students to return to the comprehensive school setting at the end of the prescribed time. Together, the students, parents, and staff of The Academy can make this a successful year for all. Sincerely,

Pauline Garcia, Ed.D

Principal