To the Lion Pride,
It is my pleasure to welcome everyone back as our mighty Lions come roaring into Sugar Grove Academy for the 2021 – 2022 school year! I want to thank you all for your flexibility and perseverance as we navigated the challenges of last year together. I am very excited about the opportunities we have to help our community grow academically and emotionally during the upcoming school year.
Al orgullo del león,
¡Es un placer para mí darles la bienvenida a todos cuando nuestros poderosos Leones ingresen rugiendo a Sugar Grove Academy para el año escolar 2021-2022! Quiero agradecerles a todos por su flexibilidad y perseverancia mientras navegamos juntos por los desafíos del año pasado. Estoy muy emocionada por las oportunidades que tenemos para ayudar a nuestra comunidad a crecer académica y emocionalmente durante el próximo año escolar.
Ericka Austin has been selected as the new principal of Sugar Grove Middle School.
Ericka Austin spent her early career as a leader in the non-profit sector, supporting school improvement for students and teachers in Haiti and designing outreach programs for children living in group homes. Garnering national recognition for her philanthropic work and success in the supplemental and enrichment education industry, Austin brought her talents to the public education sector in 2009. Serving as a 5th-grade math and science teacher and later, grade-level chair, Austin introduced several new initiatives to her Title I school in Arlington ISD including the implementation of Professional Learning Communities and data protocols while supporting young learners to achieve consistently high TAKS/STAAR results for five years.