This summer, the Matthew A. Henson learning community – madeup of teachers, parents, community members and administrators traveled toWashington D.C. to visit the MLK Memorial. This opportunity provided theteam a chance to reflect and rethink the purpose of our work in educationreform as a larger social justice movement. Upon returning from D.C. theteam of stakeholders worked diligently to rewrite the Vision and Mission ofMatthew A. Henson Elementary School.
To be an inspiring and collaborativelearning community where hard work ensures responsible and productive citizensof the world and stakeholders have high expectations, passion for learning.
Our mission is to providescholars with a rigorous education through engagement, powerful learningexperiences, and within a safe and nurturing environment.
Through collaboration we willpromote critical thinking, social responsibility, and the self confidencenecessary to be prepared for college and a variety of post graduate options.