How this MLK Middle School teacher integrates sports into education

As a first year teacher  at Martin Luther King Middle School in Beaumont, Texas, Ariana Darjean feels a special connection to her physical education students, thanks in part to having siblings that are as old as they are. “You need to adjust and adapt and yes, I can relate to the kids a little more…

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MLK Middle School closing the gap in latest STAAR results

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is closing the gap on meeting Texas state goals, where students from different student groups are making impressive strides toward their targets. King Middle met 7 of the key targets examined by STAAR in the ELA/Reading growth, where 70 percent of students achieved or surpassed their growth goal.…

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The Dream is alive and well at Martin Luther King Middle School

Just like Dr. Martin Luther King believed in his “I have a Dream” speech over a half a century ago, the Middle School in Beaumont, Texas that bears his name is striving to make things better for its students.MLK Middle School Principal Julia Rich is starting to climb that mountain and making strides step by…

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