Principal’s Message

Dear Eagle Family,

I am delighted to extend a warm and enthusiastic welcome to every one of you as we begin an exciting academic year at Myrtle Grove K8 Center. Whether you are a returning student or a newcomer to our school community, we are thrilled to have you here with us, Myrtle Grove K8 Center and MDCPS is your best choice.
As your Principal, I am committed to fostering a learning environment that is not only academically enriching but also nurturing and supportive. Our school is more than just a building; it is a vibrant hub of knowledge, creativity, and personal growth. Together, we will strive to achieve excellence in all aspects of our endeavors.

To our returning students, I encourage you to continue your journey of discovery and to embrace new challenges. Your dedication and accomplishments are a testament to the outstanding character of our school community, and we are proud to have you as role models for your fellow peers.

To our new students, I extend a special welcome. Starting at a new school can be both exciting and daunting, but rest assured that you have joined a caring and inclusive community. We are here to support you as you settle in and embark on your educational journey with us.

To our esteemed faculty and staff, I express my deep appreciation for your unwavering dedication and commitment to the success of our students. Your passion for teaching and your tireless efforts in guiding our students towards their goals are what make our school truly exceptional.

Together, we will create an environment that encourages creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. We will foster a culture that values diversity, respect, and empathy. Our combined efforts will help prepare our students not only for academic success but also for their roles as responsible and compassionate global citizens.

Parents and guardians, I extend my hand in partnership as we work together to support your children’s growth and development. Your involvement in their education is invaluable, and we welcome your active participation in school activities and events.

In closing, let us “blast off into a galaxy of learning” with a sense of excitement and determination. Together, we will make a positive impact on the world, one step at a time. I look forward to witnessing the growth and achievements of each student and celebrating the collective success of our school community.

Thank you for being a part of the Myrtle Grove K8 Center family. Let us make this year a blast!


Jessica Diaz-Fortich