Available to all students
Two track Arabic program
One-on-one tutoring free to all students
Focused on the individual learning needs of each child.
100% of our students enroll in a higher education institution.
All students receive a Chromebook and access to online learning tools.
Ms. Shalabi received a Bachelor’s Degree in Language, Literature and Writing in 2009 with a secondary teaching endorsement from Eastern Michigan University. In 2013, she pursued a Master’s Degree in K-12 Educational Leadership, which she obtained in 2016, also at EMU.
Ms. Shalabi began her educational career at Riverside Academy West in 2009 as a high school language arts teacher. She spent five years teaching before becoming a Middle School Academic Coordinator in 2013. The following year, Ms. Shalabi was transferred to Riverside Academy East, serving as an Assessment Coordinator until 2019. In 2020, after many years of experience and professional development, she accepted a position as principal of Riverside Academy East.
Ms. Shalabi’s educational philosophy is based on her belief that all students can learn, given a positive learning environment, strong leadership, a committed educational team, and a supportive family. Ms. Shalabi believes in a proactive approach to improve school safety and promote positive behavior. By creating a positive and safe culture for learning, all students will succeed.