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Soccer Roster Blossoms in 2022 for Ánimo Inglewood and Ánimo Leadership’s Joint Team

May 24, 2022

Ánimo Leadership Charter High School and Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School have upheld a sports partnership for over 10 years.

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One Big Family: The Secret Behind Ánimo Jackie Robinson’s Championship-Winning Football Team

May 17, 2022

Ánimo Jackie Robinson has built a Division II championship-winning, 8-man football team. But what’s the secret behind its success?

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UPAS partners to promote the Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund

May 16, 2022

Community Based Organizations, including United Parents and Students, recently urged Gov. Gavin Newson to include the Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund (HERJ) in the state’s 2022/2023 budget. The HERJ Fund would address health inequities and racial injustices and provide $100 million in dedicated and ongoing annual funding to community-based groups, tribal organizations, and clinics…

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National Charter School Week recognizes changemakers and advocates

May 11, 2022

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools kicked off its National Charter School Week recognizing changemakers and advocates, celebrating 31 years of existence. “This week is a great opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the charter school sector with our growing community of parents, educators, activists, students, alumni, and elected officials who see the unwavering…

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Spoken Word: ‘See Me Mom’ by Mabrissa Zuniga

May 3, 2022

Read the spoken word piece that won first place from all of our California high schools by Mabrissa Zuniga, a student at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School.

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Spoken Word: ‘Dear Little Girl’ by Myla Jones

May 3, 2022

Read the spoken word piece that won second place from all of our California high schools by Myla Jones, a student at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School.

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Spoken Word: ‘Untitled’ by Briseis Perez

May 3, 2022

Read the spoken word piece that won first place from all of our California high schools by Briseis Perez, a student at Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School.

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Art: ‘The Healing Process’ by Alexandra Aguilar

May 3, 2022

View the art that won third place from all of our California schools by Alexandra Aguilar, a student at Animo Jackie Robinson Charter High School

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Art: ‘A Safe Trip Home’ by Natalie Duron

May 3, 2022

View the art that won second place from all of our California schools by Natalie Duron, a student at Animo Ralph Bunche Charter High School

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Art: ‘Corrupt Influence’ by Wendy Cornejo

May 3, 2022

View the art that won first place from all of our California schools by Wendy Cornejo, a student at Animo Jackie Robinson Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Journey to the Mainland’ by Tatiana Williams

May 3, 2022

Read the piece that won first place from all of our California high schools by Tatiana Williams, a student at Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘The People of Our Countries’ by Emily Rodriguez-Ibanez

May 3, 2022

Read the piece that won second place from all of our California high schools by Emily Rodriguez-Ibanez, a student at Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Mi Papa’ by Eswin Garrido Diaz

May 3, 2022

Read the piece that won first place from all of our California high schools by Eswin Garrido Diaz, a student at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Human’ by Oliver Ramirez

May 3, 2022

Read the piece that won third place from all of our California middle schools by Oliver Ramirez, a student at Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School.

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Writing: ‘I’m From’ by Peter Andara-Jacquez

May 3, 2022

Read the piece that won second place from all of our California middle schools by Peter Andara-Jacquez, a student at Ánimo Legacy Charter Middle School.

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Ánimo Jefferson Middle School Students Complete LA Marathon

May 3, 2022

12 Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School Students recently competed in the LA Marathon through Students Run LA.

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Writing: ‘Perspectives’ by Kymberly Lezama

May 2, 2022

Read the piece that won first place from all of our California middle schools by Kymberly Lezama, a student at Ánimo Florence Firestone Charter Middle School.

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Memphis schools, teachers and staff are honored at annual “Dotties” Awards

May 2, 2022

Fairley High School was selected as the School of the Year as part of Green Dot Public School Tennessee 2022 Dotties Awards. Thirteen administrators and teachers were also recognized during a virtual award ceremony held on April 4. The Dotties is Green Dot Tennessee’s way of rewarding individuals who bring the best of themselves to…

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Students and teachers work hand in hand forging their future at Ánimo Compton

Apr 30, 2022

Access based models are part of the road to success at Ánimo Compton Charter School, where educators combine support in the learning process as well as guidance to elective classes which help students develop the love of learning. Teachers and staff at Ánimo Compton engage with students on both an educational and a personal level,…

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Music programs help students focus for success in academics and life

Apr 29, 2022

The Music program is a vital part of students at Green Dot’s Hillcrest High School in Memphis, helping students gain focus and express their feelings, which in turn helps them improve their academic achievements. “Music and intelligence in academics are linked together,” explained Zeporia Gray, music teacher and Band Director at Hillcrest. “There’s so many…

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