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  • Feb 25, 2021

    Innovators in Our Schools

    We are proud to celebrate the innovators in our classrooms every day, and especially this Black History Month. We are honored to highlight our future engineers, artists, and leaders. Our students are expressing creativity through art and writing, using their passion for mathematics to code their own programs, and so much more. And, they are […]

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  • Jan 28, 2021

    Starting Middle School in a Pandemic: Sebastian’s Story

    Tell us about yourself! Who is Sebastian? How would you describe yourself? I am a human. My friends say I’m really funny. I am always excited. And, I work really hard. Starting school in a pandemic can’t be easy. Can you tell us about school? I started at Achievement First this year, I’m in fifth […]

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  • Aug 07, 2020

    Scholars of the Year 2019-20 

    We are so proud of our scholars for their leadership and hard work, especially during these uncertain times. To celebrate their achievements, we asked teachers to nominate some outstanding students for the 2019-20 Scholars of the Year shoutouts.  Leader of the Year: Ly, AF Brooklyn High  Ly exemplifies leadership in so many ways. Her tenacity […]

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  • Oct 15, 2019

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: A Family’s Story Part I

    We’re proud to celebrate the Hispanic culture, heritage, and traditions all year long. This week we’re even more excited because we sat down with an AF family to learn more about what Hispanic heritage means to them! First up we have Iset, a first-grader at AF Bushwick Elementary. Later this week, we’ll talk to her […]

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  • Oct 09, 2019

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Allison

    We’re proud to celebrate Hispanic culture, heritage, and traditions all year long, but especially this month. We sat down with Allison, sixth-grader at Elm City College Prep Elementary, to hear what Hispanic Heritage Month means to her. Tell us about yourself. What do you like to do for fun? I’m 10 years old. I’m in […]

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  • Oct 02, 2019

    Scholar Reflections: Summer College Programs

    Fall may have officially started, but we’re still reminiscing on all the awesome things our scholars did over the summer. Check out what scholars from AF East Brooklyn High had to say about their summer program experience. Destiny took some writing classes at Smith College! “I love my classes. I have a class called ‘Finding […]

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  • Sep 25, 2019

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: A Scholar’s Story

    We’re proud to celebrate Hispanic culture, heritage, and traditions all year long, but especially this month. We’re sitting down with students like Amaya, a fourth-grader at AF Bushwick Elementary, to hear what Hispanic Heritage Month means to her.  Tell us about yourself.  My name is Amaya, and I’m in fourth grade. I mostly like to […]

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  • Sep 18, 2019

    “Push Through And Try Your Hardest”: A Scholar’s Story

    Through hard work and perseverance, our scholars are showing all the amazing things they can do. Jazlynn, a fifth-grader at Hartford Summit Middle, grew TWO levels in her ELA state exams. We sat down with Jazlynn to learn more about her and her growth. Can you tell me about yourself? I’m in fifth grade. I […]

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