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High Ground News — Opinion: Hillcrest High School prepares students for success

May 1, 2018

Hillcrest High School parent Karen Garrett shares her proud support of the school in an op-ed for High Ground News.

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Art: ‘Through the Cracks We Bloom’ by Jocelyn Orozco

Apr 30, 2018

See the art piece that won third place from all of our California high schools by Jocelyn Orozco, a student at Ánimo Watts College Preparatory Academy.

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Art: ‘Showing Your True Colors’ by Jose Ramirez

Apr 30, 2018

See the art piece that won second place from all of our California high schools by Jose Ramirez, a student at Ánimo Ralph Bunche Charter High School.

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Art: ‘La Madre Fuerte’ by Kevin Aleman

Apr 30, 2018

See the art piece that won first place from all of our California high schools by Kevin Aleman, a student at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School.

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‘Untitled’ by Esther Ikediuba

Apr 30, 2018

‘Untitled’ is a poem by Esther Ikediuba, an eighth grader at Ánimo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Untitled’ by Angela Chavez

Apr 30, 2018

‘Untitled’ is an essay by Angela Chavez, an eighth grader at Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Writing and Art Competition.

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Appreciation

Locke Hosts the Fourth Annual Community Appreciation Day

Apr 30, 2018

Green Dot works to help parents realize their power and address the factors outside school boundaries that not only pose barriers to learning, but also inhibit local quality of life. This month Locke hosted its annual Community Appreciation Day, where hundreds of families, community members and local leaders visited Locke for a day of celebration and education.

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‘The Best of Bill Gates’ by Adam Russell

Apr 27, 2018

‘The Best of Bill Gates’ is an essay by Adam Russelll, an eighth grader at Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘My Personal Hero’ by Vanessa Cisneros

Apr 27, 2018

‘My Personal Hero’ is an essay by Vanessa Cisneros, a seventh grader at Ánimo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Untitled’ by Patrick Sandoval

Apr 27, 2018

‘Untitled’ is an essay by Patrick Sandoval, a seventh grader at Ánimo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Untitled’ by Jocelyn Urias

Apr 27, 2018

‘Untitled’ is an essay by Jocelyn Urias, a seventh grader at Ánimo Florence Firestone Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Hero’ by Evelyn Chavez

Apr 27, 2018

‘Hero’ is an essay by Evelyn Chavez, a seventh grader at Ánimo Florence Firestone Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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Career

Photo Essay: Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School’s First Career Day

Apr 27, 2018

This month, students at Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School in Inglewood met with professionals across STEM, business, entertainment, and non-profit industries for their first Career Day.

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‘The Upstander’ by Tommy Ayala

Apr 26, 2018

‘Upstander’ is a submission from Tommy Ayala, a freshman at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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poetry

National Poetry Writing Month Brings Student Stories to the Stage

Apr 26, 2018

Though nearly every English curriculum in America features a unit on poetry, at Green Dot, we provide students with additional outlets to use performance poetry (or spoken word) to pursue self-expression and personal growth.

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‘The World’s Most Phenomenal Teacher’ by Tayana Felder

Apr 25, 2018

‘The World’s Most Phenomenal Teacher’ is a submission from Tayana Flder, a freshman at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Untitled’ by Sierra Moore

Apr 25, 2018

‘Untitled’ is a poem by Sierra Moore, a freshman at Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Dear Steve’ by Gift Igben

Apr 25, 2018

‘Dear Steve’ is a submission by Gift Igben, a freshman at Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Banksy’ by Beatrice Caballero

Apr 25, 2018

‘Banksy’ is a submission by Beatrice Caballero, a freshman at Ánimo College Preparatory Academy, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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‘Adolescent Activist ‘ by Yesica Rosales

Apr 25, 2018

‘Adolescent Activist’ is a submission by Yesica Rosales, a senior at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.

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