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Preview: Hurricane Isaac and Bipolar Disorders Disrupt John McDonogh High
On an all-new episode of Blackboard Wars , John McDonogh High School finds itself in the eye of the storm: Hurricane Isaac. After cleaning up the mess from Isaac, Dr. T discovers that some of his students are struggling with bipolar disorder, causing them to act out. Find out who gets a second ...
Preview: Troubled Student Threatens Suicide at John Mac
On the season finale of Blackboard Wars, everything comes to a head at John McDonogh . First, Dr. Thompson and his staff rush to the aid of a suicidal student. Then, the tensions between the community of anti-charter activists and the school leadership team reach a climax. Don't miss the powerful ...
Season Premiere: New Year, New Teachers, Dr. T's New Rules
On the first day of school, Dr. Thompson addresses the student body about the changes in John McDonogh high school. With new teachers and new rules, Dr. T expects a lot from his students, just as they should expect a lot of themselves.
Sneak Peek: Go Home with Your Mom or the Police
While Alexis is a top student at John McDonogh , the estranged relationship with her mother may keep her from graduating on time. When Alexis' mother threatens to send her to jail for refusing to come home, Dr. T does his best to diffuse the situation. Watch this sneak peek now, then, tune in for an ...
Preview: The Community Strikes Back
As John McDonogh High celebrates Homecoming week, growing resistance to the charter organization by certain members of the community is threatening to derail the school's progress.
Preview: School Goes Into Lockdown After Shooting
As Principal Thompson tries to turn around the school's violent reputation, a shooting incident involving two students off-campus is a stark reminder of John McDonogh's haunted past. Find out what happens when the school goes into lockdown on an all-new episode of Blackboard Wars Saturday at 9/8c.
Preview: Ms. Cobb Reaches Her Breaking Point
After being hit in the face and threatened by her students, Ms. Cobb and the other teachers come close to their breaking points. In the meantime, Dr. T helps a student stuck in a standoff between her own mother and the police. Find out how John McDonogh High survives another week on an all-new ...
Sneak Peek: Watch the First 5 Minutes of Blackboard Wars
For years, John McDonogh High School has been hampered by low academic performance and stigmatized by a culture of violence. The challenge of bringing it back from the brink of failure is up to its new principal, Dr. Marvin Thompson, and a new staff of teachers. In Dr. T's first week, his main ...
How to Help Bipolar Students
One of Dr. T's newest challenges at John McDonogh is coping with the seemingly large amount of students who have bipolar disorder. The school nurse and guidance counselor explain the disorder to the new principal and offer tips for helping these students.