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The Link Between Parents, Communities and Green Dot

July 12, 2017
parent community engagement coordinators

At Green Dot, a special staff person helps power the vital partnership between schools, families, and communities — we call them Parent Coordinators, and they help bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives.

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Parting Wisdom from Hillcrest’s Class of 2017

July 7, 2017
Hillcrest Class of 2017

This is Hillcrest’s first graduation under Green Dot’s operation of the school, making it a very special Class of 2017. At this year’s graduation ceremony, the Hillcrest valedicotiran and two salutatorians shared insight and encouragement with their classmates.

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Recalculating Trajectory: Intervention Courses Put Students Back on the Path to College

July 3, 2017
Reading

Two years ago when Destiny Middle School, Tacoma’s first charter public middle school, opened its doors, more than 80% of the students were reading below grade level. Jenni Denison’s son Isaiah was one of those students.

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Vladovic Honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy For Community Connection

June 28, 2017
Hands Around Jordan

LAUSD Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy for their connection to the community through their “Hands Around Jordan” event.

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Building a Great School Together in Hickory Hill

June 20, 2017
Bluff City

“Founding a school is a huge amount of work, but it’s also a huge opportunity,” said Jonas G. Cleaves, principal of Green Dot Tennessee’s newest school, Bluff City High School.

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Robotics: It’s Not All Nuts and Bolts

June 15, 2017
Robotics

A feeling of camaraderie filled the room as students shared their feelings of anxiousness and pride with other students at the third annual Green Dot Robotics Competition.

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Assemblymember Gipson Honors Ánimo Watts Teacher

June 13, 2017
Quinteros

Assemblymember Mike Gipson honored Ánimo Watts teacher Lesley Quinteros for her commitment to her community and her students.

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Memphis Seniors Graduate Ready For College, Leadership and Life

June 12, 2017
graduation

Green Dot leadership, educators and staff proudly celebrate the end of a successful school year as 209 students from our two high schools in Memphis walk the stage at their graduation ceremonies.

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Inglewood to Stanford: a Green Dot Alumnus Makes His Way

June 7, 2017
Jeramiah Winston

As he walked through the ivory columns of one of California’s most distinguished academic institution, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School alumnus and valedictorian Jeramiah Winston asked himself, “Do I belong here?”

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Robinson Joins Fairley as Football Coach and Athletic Director

June 6, 2017
Gene Robinson

Green Dot is excited to welcome the new head football coach and Athletic Director at Fairley High School: Gene Robinson III.

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Cleaves Joins Green Dot as Leader of Bluff City High School

May 30, 2017
Cleaves

Bluff City High School has a new principal – Jonas G. Cleaves will be joining the Green Dot family as the school’s leader this fall.

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Maguire: ‘We have never been more certain of your boundless potential’

May 25, 2017
Golden Dot Awards

In her acceptance speech, 2017 Green Dot Principal of the Year Meghan Maguire shares an inspiring message.

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