Thurgood Marshall Academy students are in class from 8:30 until 3:30.
What do they do for the other 17 hours? Just about everything.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Students at Thurgood Marshall have been back in school for about month, laughing in the hallways, making new friends, and challenging themselves in fun and exciting new classes. In the last few weeks students have been diligently studying in our new and improved Homework Help and last Thursday TMA hosted its annual Clubs Fair. The Clubs Fair was an amazing success, with over twenty five clubs and after school activities available for students to choose from. From student government, Girl Scouts, and the Anti-Defamation League to Drama, Hair Club, and the Green Club, all TMA students in attendance found a club that fits their interests. The next few weeks are going to be packed with club meetings, sports practice, drama auditions, and more!
Thurgood Marshall Academy is a public charter high school located in Southeast, DC. Our mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to actively engage in our democratic society. Since our inception in 2001, we have had a college acceptance rate of 100%.
We are successful, in part, because our students are engaged in meaningful programing that extends beyond the school day. The Other 17 Hours is dedicated to celebrating all of the amazing things that TMA students do outside of the classroom.