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Spartan Spotlight: Cookie Election 2023

Watch the nation’s cutest voters participate in the memorable learning experience of the voting process in the latest edition of The Spartan Spotlight.

Unbroken Bonds: Aisha & Aries’ Remarkable Journey

In an inspiring tale of resilience and unwavering love, Stafford Early Childhood Center (SECC) proudly shines a spotlight on one of our newest “family” members and 2023 Texas Mother of the Year, Aisha Atkinson and her remarkable son, Aries, who has made great progress despite living with cerebral palsy.

Running Strong: SECC Hosts 2nd Annual Cancer Survivor Run

Since its opening year, the campus community of Stafford Early Childhood Center has committed to raising awareness and hosting a pinnacle event in recognition of cancer awareness. For the second year in a row, SECC extended an invitation to the community to participate in the campus’s 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Run.  With a purpose of honoring “survivors as well as those who lost their battle to [the] devastating disease,” this event brought stakeholders across the district and the community it serves together for a common goal.

Stafford Early Childhood Center Receives National Demonstration School Designation

Earlier this month, Principal Twyla Hynes of Stafford Early Childhood Center (SECC) received a notice detailing the exciting news that her campus had received the honor of being named a “2023 National Demonstration School” by the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). This national distinction is awarded to an elite group of campuses in recognition of their achievements in instruction, diversity, as well as family and community involvement

Hollywood Connection: Actress/Comedian, Yvette Nicole Brown Funds Ms. Hedgepeth’s DonorsChoose Project for STEM Resources

Earlier this month, Prekindergarten Teacher and Instructional Technology Lead, Endia Hedgepeth sought out advice from her kindergarten colleague, Johanna Chesser, to create her first DonorsChoose project. DonorsChoose is a United States-based nonprofit organization that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects. The organization has been given Charity Navigator's highest rating every year since 2005. In January 2018, they announced that 1 million projects had been funded.