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Online Forum to Focus on New Resources, Partnership for Jacquet Middle School

Who: Students and families who attend Jacquet Middle School as well as any school in the Dunbar pyramid, members of the Dunbar/Stop Six community

What: An online community forum to learn about exciting new opportunities for the new Phalen Leadership Academy at Jacquet Middle School

When: April 21, 6-7 p.m. 


Hosted by: FWISD Board of Education Trustee Quinton “Q” PhillipsFWISD Superintendent Kent P. ScribnerPhalen Founder and CEO Earl Martin Phalenand other District Administrators. 

Fort Worth ISD Board of Education Trustee Quinton “Q” Phillips and Superintendent Kent P. Scribner will host an online forum on Wednesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. 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. 

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

The evening will begin with a brief presentation.  Then, Mr. Phillips, Dr. Scribner, and Mr. Phalen will take parent and community questions through the Zoom “chat” format.  They will be joined by Chief of Student and School Support Dr. Cherie WashingtonChief 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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