Principal's Message

Monica Jones

Principal Jone's

Welcome back to another inspiring year at Youngstown Rayen Early College High School.  It is with great excitement and anticipation that we begin the 2023-2024 school year. We hope you had a restful summer break filled with joyful moments and meaningful experiences. As we come together once again, we look forward to the incredible learning, growth, and achievements that await us.

To our returning scholars, we are thrilled to have you back on campus. Your dedication to your education and your commitment to excellence continue to inspire us. Your hard work and perseverance are a testament to your resilience, and we are confident that this year will be marked by even greater accomplishments.

To our new scholars, we extend a heartfelt welcome to our school community. We are excited to have you join us and embark on this transformative educational journey together. You bring fresh perspectives, unique talents, and boundless potential that will enrich our school community.

As we begin the new school year, I want to take a moment to emphasize our shared commitment to academic excellence, personal growth, and character development. Our school is more than just a place of learning—it is a place where scholars are encouraged to explore their passions, pursue their dreams, and develop the skills necessary for success in college, careers, and life.

Our exceptional team of educators is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment where scholars can thrive. We will continue to challenge and inspire each scholar to reach their full potential. With a rigorous curriculum, engaging instructional strategies, and a focus on critical thinking and problem-solving, we aim to equip our scholars with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed for a rapidly changing world.

In addition to academic pursuits, we encourage you to explore your  interests and passions through extracurricular activities, clubs, and community service opportunities. These experiences will enable you to develop leadership skills, build meaningful connections, and cultivate a sense of social responsibility. We are committed to offering a well-rounded education that prepares our scholars for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Scholars, I challenge you to embrace the year ahead with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a growth mindset. Dare to dream big, set ambitious goals, and believe in your abilities to overcome any obstacles that may come your way. Remember that each day is an opportunity for growth and progress.

Together, let us make the 2023-2024 school year one of excellence, growth, and shared success. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, I extend a warm welcome back to all our scholars and their families. Let us embark on this journey together, with enthusiasm and a shared commitment to empowering the next generation of leaders and learners.

Wishing you all a fantastic start to the school year!


Principal Jones