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By Guest Blogger Amanda Chui, Fellows Program Manager, San Francisco International High School With Span in its third year, our program has grown supporting our graduates both near and far. Participant numbers aren’t very obvious on a day-to-day basis until our larger events roll around. This year due to the growing number of SFIHS alumni attending San Francisco State University, the SFIHS Span program planned three separate financial aid opportunities for all participants to attend. The first event took place at San Francisco State...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio KALW‘s Audio Academy keeps on bringing home the hardware. Our latest honors are two excellence in journalism awards from the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists, which we’ll accept at a ceremony in November. Hannah Kingsley-Ma and Liza Veale, both members of the class of 2015, were recognized for their radio documentary about unaccompanied immigrants attending Oakland’s Castlemont High. The story Seeking Asylum: Young Migrants Hope to Make Oakland Their...read more
By Kyle Halle-Erby, Span Program Director, San Francisco International High School It’s October and the seniors at SF International are deep into the college and financial aid application process. Thankfully, they have the support of our ACE Learning Center to support their continuing education at multiple points. At the start of this school year, almost three dozen of our Span Scholars returned to campus to talk with our current seniors about the importance of their senior year. The Span Scholars talked about their own experiences of 12th...read more