February 21, 2004
Wadleigh Secondary is no longer it's name. The new name is Wadleigh Arts. The school has improved over the past three years with the new princpal. Test scores have risen and the school staff and security provides a safe environment for the students, parents and staff. They are now focusing on the Arts in Harlem for the children of the community and those who are accepted into the school. There is still room for improvement with parent involvement. Shows cases are every month for the school, parents and community. The school is housed in a lovely building that has a culinary kitchen, t.v. studio, dance studio, choir studio, music studio. There are dance classes; tap, ballet, afro-jazz, interpatation and hip-hop. Music; choir, opera, jazz, piano, guitar, bass and spirtuals. Art classes; photography, computor art, water colors, painting, lithograph's. Sports; winnig basketball team, varsity, middle school, cheerleaders. This is a NYC Public School in Harlem.The school has been talk bad about, but that is the PAST and we hope that you come to look at the school. Give it a chance and see the beauty of the school, the work that is produced by the staff and students. Feel free to come and meet us. we will be glad to see you. From the PTA President & Parent Coordinator.
- submitted by a community member