Principal’s Message to the Parents & Students
Dear Edgecombe Circle Family,
I am excited about this next step on our journey to preparing students for the 21st century. I am committed to developing your teachers so they are prepared to help our students reach their fullest potential. To make this happen, there are also other factors to consider as we begin the journey to be college and/or career ready. This includes: coming to school daily and prepared for learning, participating in the daily activities, and conferencing with your teacher to ensure you understand, and adhering to all expectations to be productive members of this community. Our vision is to cultivate lifelong learners who will be able to compete and succeed in the 21st century. I want to ensure they are critical thinkers, masters of their own learning and conquerors of all challenges both big and small. This is the year that we fully transition into new standards and assessments to enable us to be globally competitive.
Ms. Brinkley-Parker, Principal
Dear Edgecombe Circle’s New and Returning Families,
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you into “A Year of New Beginnings”! This year we embark on a huge educational shift as we transition into full implementation of Common Core State Standards, greater use of technology, and the use of new state assessments. All stakeholders (administrators, teachers, parents, students, etc.) will be expected to push pass their comfort zones and commit to striving for excellence every day. The first step in committing to excellence is demonstrating great attendance throughout the entire school year which will be expected from all our students. Although the transition is somewhat new and I am sure we will hit a few bumps along the way, I am confident we are prepared to face the challenges in front of us to ensure our students are career and/or college ready to compete in the 21st century.
Ms. Alzata A. Spencer, Assistant Principal