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love

Local Memphis–Local Group Promotes Self-Love Amongst Teen Girls Across The Mid-South

March 16, 2018

The Beautiful Spirited Women group held their 2nd Annual Teen Girls Explosion Conference at Fairley High School over the weekend.

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balloon

Follow Excel’s Computational Thinking Balloon Into Space

March 9, 2018

Last spring, Excel Public Charter School launched a weather balloon to an altitude of 112,000 feet to cap off the first-ever Computational Thinking Day.

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parent

How Ánimo Mae Jemison is Strengthening Parent Relationships

March 5, 2018

Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School works closely with parents to bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives. In addition to the traditional back-to-school nights and School Advisory Council (SAC) meetings, Green Dot partners with United Parents and Students (UPAS) to offer a series of Parent Academy workshops.

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educators

Help Us Shine Light on Exceptional Educators

March 1, 2018

On May 5, 2018, Green Dot Public Schools will celebrate educators and staff who are transforming the landscape of public education.

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Hamilton

How Two Green Dot Students Wound Up on the Hamilton Stage

March 1, 2018

Last fall, over 50 students and a dozen chaperones from Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ánimo Venice Charter High School, and Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School, traveled to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood to attend a special performance of the smash-hit musical Hamilton.

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signing day

Signing Day at Hillcrest High School Celebrates Five Students

February 28, 2018

Hillcrest High School had the honor of hosting a National Signing Day event for five senior football players, who signed letters of intent to attend universities across the country– making them the second largest signing class in Memphis.

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computational thinking

Playing Kickball Using Sabermetrics and More Computational Thinking Fun

February 27, 2018

“One of the many reasons I’ve become passionate about teaching computational thinking is that well-planned and well-executed CT curricula produces those moments around rigorous concepts, generally disguised in fun.”

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Robotics

ABC 7–Robotics program in Watts offers teens technological path to college

February 21, 2018

ABC 7 highlights a music video made by Ánimo College Preparatory Academy’s Robotics Team, created for a funding competition.

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women

A Field Trip to Empower Young Women of Color

February 15, 2018

This past fall, 100 young women of color from six Green Dot high schools took a trip to the University of Southern California for a day of building awareness, and discussing equity, inclusion, and empowerment.

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leader

A Look Inside Green Dot’s In-House Administrator Credentialing Residency

February 13, 2018

The AIR program seeks to increase the number of highly effective school leaders at the helm of Green Dot schools and successfully turning around the country’s most persistently low-performing schools.

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