This week, I attended the Haitian Ladies Network “Summer Meetup” at the Doña Habana restaurant in Boston. HLN is a community organization founded by Nadine Duplessy Kearns and is headquartered in Washington D.C. The purpose of the event was to connect women of Haitian descent who live around the Boston area to build community, share inspiration and celebrate culture. As soon as I walked in, someone handed me a name tag and pen. Nadine was very kind and introduced me to the re
Last year we were proud to announce 83% of our first ever graduating class passed the National exams. Only 37% of students passed these exams nation-wide. Now we are beyond pleased to share an update: 92% of our students passed the National exams! Li se yon fyète ni pou fanmi m, ni pou lekòl la, ni pou tèt mwen. “I made my family proud, my school community proud and myself proud,” says recent MCLC graduate, Louiseda Sumé. A thoughtful and grounded student, Louiseda was crushe
It is no secret that one of MCLC's most popular classes is gardening. The students love all of their other special classes as well: woodworking, music, gym, and computer science. Even though these specials are part of the national curriculum, they are not typically taught at other schools on Lagonav, so the students at MCLC view them as a privilege. MCLC recognizes that in order to receive a well-rounded education, students must be exposed to a variety of subjects and skills.