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Posted by on May 6, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 1 comment

Alpha Parent Learning Center’s ACE Poetry Contest Winners Announced

By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Alpha Public Schools

While National Poetry Month may be over, the thirst for learning at Alpha Parent Learning Center is never quenched! Recently, our ACE Poetry Contest winners received their awards for writing amazing poems during their English class.

While we dogs and cats always understand what is being told to us and we communicate to our owners pretty well (if they don’t understand, it’s usually their problem), the students at the Alpha Parent Learning Center are learning English. They learn how to tell their stories in English and gain confidence while doing so. Arf. That’s the best.

Parents tell me that they really look forward to April each year. The Parent Learning Center has participated in the poetry contest for many years and it’s a time when parents can read poems, practice all they have learned in their English classes and let their creative juices flow. Remember, poems come in all shapes and sizes.

The Alpha Parent Center ACE Poetry Contest winners are:

1st Prize – Laura Galindo

2nd Prize – Antonio Torres

3rd Prize – Martin Chavez

“I just want to thank all the people who made this program possible,” said Laura Galindo, who is so appreciative of ACE for providing a space for parents to learn and become better advocates for their children and for their community.

I know on good authority that the ACE team is honored to bring poetry to the ACE Learning Centers. I know because I’m, like, the ACE Poetry Contest Mascot.

“It’s so wonderful to see our parents gather weekly to learn new skills, share resources with each other, and continue to build on ways to better support our students and our schools,” said Karen Martinez, Parent Learning Center Manager.

Please feel free to visit the Parent Learning Center’s Facebook page

Alpha Parent Learning Center providing our parents with prizes and certificates for participating in our free English classes that we offer in the morning and evening to Alpha parents. Thanks to our wonderful Funder Association For Continued Education (ACE) for making our April Poetry Contest possible since 2015!————El Alpha Centro de Padres les presenta premios a nuestros padres premios y certificados por participar en nuestras clases de inglés gratuitas que ofrecemos por la mañana y por la noche a los padres de Alpha.¡Gracias a nuestra Fundador Association For Continued Education (ACE) por hacer posible nuestro Poesía de Abril desde 2015!

Posted by Alpha Parent Learning Center on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

to see pictures/videos of winners being selected. And check out my buddy Blue, Mascot of the Parent Learning Center. Cool T-shirt, Blue.

Blue says everyone is looking forward to next year’s poetry contest! Arf! Arf!

1 Comment

  1. Woof woof! I love seeing parents – just like the parents of my students here at SFI – challenging themselves and feeling successful! Way to go ALPHA Public Schools!
    – From Hei Hei

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