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By Kyle Halle-Erby, Lindsay Patalano, Vlada Teper It’s hard to believe we already a month into our new school year. Our ACE Learning Center is in full gear and the work, as always, is full. Our 9th, 10th and 11th grade students are working hard to develop and master literacy skills through our Acceleration program. Our first year college students, with the support of our Span program, are hard at working finding the resources they need to succeed on their new campuses. And our Continuation pilot program is filling up with returning to SFIHS...read more
By Karen Martinez, Alpha Parent Center Manager It’s about capturing the moment. Parents at the Alpha Parent Center have started the year learning English… …exercising in the Zumba class… …and enjoying the Second Harvest Food Bank that delivers food to the community once a month, rain or shine. We look forward to a great year of supporting the Alpha parent...read more
By Martha Sessums, President, ACE Who knew that the first half hour of the Oxford Day Academy (ODA)/ACE Parent Center meeting, would be a goal setting exercise? Small groups of parents sat at different tables and defined their goals as a parent group, wrote them on a large sheet of paper and presented them at the meeting. Sounds like school to me. Teacher Ms. Michelle opened the Saturday, September 16 meeting explaining the goal setting assignment. “This is your vision of what you want your students and you as parents in this organization to...read more