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Art: ‘We Are Our Own Superhero’ by Wendy Cornejo

Apr 14, 2021

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

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Art: ‘Release’ by Marylou Flores

Apr 14, 2021

View the art that won second place from all of our California schools by Marylou Flores, a student at Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School.

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Art: ‘The Library of Life’ by Andy Alcazar

Apr 14, 2021

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

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Writing: ‘The Sirens’ by Britney Muñoz-Arriaza

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that won third place from all of our California middle schools by Britney Muñoz-Arriaza, a student at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Mother.’ by Keiry Valle

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that tied first place from all of our California high schools by Keiry Valle, a student at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy.

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Writing: ‘No Soy de Aquí, Ni Soy de Allá’ by Tommy Ayala

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that tied first place from all of our California high schools by Tommy Ayala, a student at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Empty Hope’ by Joshua Camacho

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that won third place from all of our California middle schools by Joshua Camacho, a student at Ánimo Florence-Firestone Charter Middle School.

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Writing: ‘Advice for Online School’ by Samantha Rodriguez

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that won second place from all of our California middle schools by Samantha Rodriguez, a student at Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School.

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Writing: ‘Ringtone’ by Akira Alamin

Apr 14, 2021

Read the script that won first place from all of our California middle schools by Akira Alamin, a student at Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School.

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How Ánimo Compton Equipped This Student for English Proficiency

Apr 14, 2021

Growing up, 9th grader Tabatha Salazar did not always feel capable in English Language Arts, but her path changed when she enrolled into Ánimo Compton Charter School.

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What we’re reading: April 13th News & Views

Apr 13, 2021

Editor’s note: this weekly media report covers national public education news, opinions, and trends.

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Green Dot Public Schools California Hosts 3rd Annual Legacy Conference Virtually

Apr 12, 2021

This spring, Green Dot Public Schools California hosted their third annual Legacy Conference, a day of programming about how educators and staff can evolve practices to better support African American students.

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College Classes at the Age of 12? How AEO Is Giving Students a Jump Start to College

Apr 6, 2021

At Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School the road to college begins early. Through a dual enrollment partnership with East Los Angeles College, AEO is helping students create a path to success that includes taking college courses before they even reach their first year of high school.

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Green Dot Alumna

Green Dot Alumna Reminds Students to Always Challenge Themselves

Apr 5, 2021

Diana Proano, an Ánimo Watts College Preparatory Academy alumna, has always sought out opportunities that would challenge her to become a better version of herself.

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United Parents & Students: Community Organizing for the Long Haul

Apr 1, 2021

This is a chance to look to a new landscape of racial, economic, and social justice and equity that we can help to forge.

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‘A Story To Be Told’ by Amy Manzo Mendez

Mar 31, 2021

In this riveting short story, Green Dot student, Amy Manzo Mendez, reflects on the rich legacy of Latino American civil rights activist, Cesar Chavez.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 3/28

Mar 30, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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An Inside Look at Distance Learning at Ánimo Florence-Firestone

Mar 26, 2021

Through a 100% live distance learning model, digital tools, and collaboration, Ánimo Florence Firestone has built a virtual launchpad to help our students succeed on their path to college.

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How This Student Crossed The College Awareness Gap with Senior Bridge

Mar 23, 2021

Growing up, Ingrid Martinez sought the confidence she needed to go to college. And one summer course helped her find it.

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How a NY Times Best-Selling Author Amplified Our Students’ Achievements

Mar 22, 2021

Read how NYT best-selling author Jeff Hobbs depicted the senior year experiences of a young men who attended Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School.

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