Affirmation & Pledges
SANKOFA FREEDOM ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL PLEDGE
Elementary Scholars Recite:
We are the scholars of Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School
We are the sons and daughters of Greatness
We are the descendents of those who loved Scholarship, Justice, the Arts, and the Earth.
We take pride in our diversity and find joy in our unity.
We respect our ancestors, our elders, ourselves, each other and our environment.
We honor the principle of Sankofa and reclaim our roots
To build a brighter tomorrow.
Middle School Emerging Servant Leaders Recite:
We are the emerging leaders and freedom fighters of Sankofa Freedom Academy
We boldly represent our ancestors who fought for the freedom we have today
We stand with hearts full of strength and determination
And we reach our hands out to those who have come before us
As we climb the mountains of faith and struggle
With new found knowledge we will help younger generations
Follow the footsteps of greatness
High School Servant Leaders Recite:
We are the servant leaders and intellectual warriors of Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School.
We shall always remember the sacrifices of our ancestors--
Those who were taken from their land
And those whose land was taken from them.
Because we stand on the shoulders of a mighty people
We shall build mighty shoulders on which others can stand.
We pledge to develop good habits of the mind, body, and spirit
We pledge to continue the legacy of the freedom fighters before us.
We understand that we exist because others have made it possible for us
and because others have made it possible for us, we will make it possible for others.
ALL recite in unison:
Every day in every way..
We shall learn so that we can teach and we shall teach so that we can change the world
We are Sankofa Freedom Academy
Working to restore excellence in scholarship, culture, and community
One Heart, One Love, One Earth, One People