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By Martha Sessums, President, ACE “Listen. It’s harder than you think. It’s one of the hardest things to do, actually. Don’t worry about your next question. It will come. Listen to what people are telling you with your full attention and heart.” Davia Nelson, Kitchen Sisters It was graduation evening for the eight KALW Audio Academy graduates. The keynote speaker was Davia Nelson from Kitchen Sisters, an independent, non-profit production company dedicated...read more
By Guest Blogger Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Hanging Out at Alpha Public Schools It’s been said that I will do anything for a treat. The way I look at it, my friends will do anything to make me do something cute, including giving me treats. I’m always cute, so I get lots of treats. A win-win. But the treats for today are the winning ACE Poetry Contest poems from the girl group of poets at Alpha: Cindy Avitia High School. These poets are very cool, and they’re hanging in front of the Alpha Leadership Wall. Some of the great leaders of...read more
By Guest Blogger Ming-Mei, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Yew Chung International School Poetry is just like the characteristics of this Year of the Monkey. It can be intelligent, dignified, romantic, quick-witted, agile, curious, and inspire motivation. And that’s a perfect description of our winners of the ACE Poetry Contest. The teachers and staff (and me too!) are very proud of our students’ work. There were many well-written and creative poems, and our students had a great time with this contest! Who knew writing poetry about learning...read more