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  • Dec 17, 2021

    Winter 2021 Book List

    December is truly the most wonderful time of the year, and we’ve put together a winter book list to help you get into the holiday spirit! Our list features stories set in the snowy, winter season; feel-good, holiday tales; and chilling thrillers that you can curl up with all winter long! Do you have more […]

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  • Dec 10, 2021

    Mind-Sharpening Activities To Enjoy This Winter

    The first flurries are in the air. Jack frost might just be nipping at your nose. There’s no mistaking it – winter has nearly arrived. As it gets colder outside, and you settle indoors with a warm blanket and some hot chocolate, we’ve put together a list of mind-sharpening winter activities to keep your brain […]

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  • Nov 23, 2021

    A Season of Gratitude: A Thank You To Our Educators

    As we approach Thanksgiving, we enter the traditional season of gratitude. And we know there is nothing traditional about this season. Last school year, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, we were blown away by how our school community rose to the many challenges we faced. Since March 2020, we’ve found out what perseverance looks like. […]

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  • Nov 17, 2021

    My Journey With AF: Yanmark’s Story 

    Eight years ago, Yanmark was a first-grader. Today, he’s a young man who has gone on a journey with AF since it first opened in the Ocean State. In many ways, the story of Yamark’s journey with AF started long before he was born. More than 20 years ago, Achievement First began as a single […]

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  • Nov 09, 2021

    Five Fun Fall Activities

    Fall is all around!  Shorter days and cooler temperatures may leave you longing for summer. But fall has plenty of excitement to offer, too!  For those who loved our summer list, we’re back! We’ve put together five fun fall activities to learn and enjoy all autumn long.   Go on a Leaf Hunt. When it comes […]

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  • Nov 04, 2021

    Top Ten Reasons to Join Achievement First

    Enrollment season is open, and it’s a perfect time to join Achievement First! You can enroll your child in our lottery and attend one of our free, public charter schools in Connecticut, New York, or Rhode Island. And, what makes those schools special? There are many reasons to join Achievement First. Here are 10! Our […]

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  • Oct 25, 2021

    Meet Ezra: ‘I Have A Voice’

    Meet Ezra. He is a fourth-grade scholar at AF Bushwick Elementary’s Empower Program. Ezra is classified with Autism and due to his diagnosis of Apraxia, he is non-verbal. He uses a method of communication called RPM (Rapid Prompting Method), in which he touches letters on an alphabet stencil/board to talk and answer questions in class. […]

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  • Oct 21, 2021

    Fall 2021 Book List

    This October, we have put together a fall book list! curl up with a book that fits the season. We have your books set in autumn, your scary thrillers, and your cozy pageturners right here! Do you have more fall book recommendations? Send them to moments@achievementfirst.org and we’ll add them to a future list! Elementary […]

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