The Fort Worth ISD Administration Building is located at 100 N. University Drive. (Photo by Jacob Sanchez)

Fort Worth ISD Board of Education trustee Quinton “Q” Phillips and Superintendent Kent P. Scribner will host an online forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday to share information about exciting new learning opportunities and resources for students at J. Martin Jacquet Middle School.

Jacquet parents and students as well as all members of the greater Dunbar school community are invited to hear about the district’s exciting new partnership with Phalen Academy.  This new collaboration will result in extra learning opportunities, including tutoring, extended days, and access to more community resources.

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The school, which will be renamed the Phalen Leadership Academy at J. Martin Jacquet Middle School, will continue to honor the legacy of Jacquet as well as the traditions of the Dunbar Wildcat community.

The evening will begin with a brief presentation. Phillips, Scribner, and Phalen will take parent and community questions through the Zoom chat.  They will be joined by Chief of Student and School Support Dr. Cherie Washington, Chief of Innovation David Saenz, and Executive Director of Student and School Support Rian Townsend.

Family Communications Director Jennifer Perez and Family Communications Specialist LaTonya Copeland-Berry will help field the questions from the audience on both Zoom and Facebook Live, where the forum will be shown simultaneously.

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