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  • Nov 21, 2019

    Meet Jadiel: Future Engineer

    Our scholars are always growing, learning, and showing the amazing things they can accomplish. With hard work and focus, Jadiel, a seventh-grader at AF Providence Middle, grew TWO levels in his ELA state exams. We sat down with Jadiel to learn more about his growth and future plans. Tell us about yourself. I’m in seventh […]

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  • Nov 13, 2019

    Beauty and Empowerment: A Scholar’s Story

    Mfon is a senior at AF Brooklyn High, and she’s the president of her school’s chapter of The Curly Code, a club that celebrates natural hair and builds leadership skills.  Throughout elementary and middle school, I was reluctant to wear my natural hair because most people around me wore their hair relaxed and pressured me […]

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  • Nov 06, 2019

    Focus and Hard Work: A Scholar’s Story

    Our scholars are always growing, learning, and showing the amazing things they can accomplish. With hard work and dedication, Ocean, a sixth grader at AF Apollo Middle, grew THREE levels in his math state exams. We sat down with Ocean to learn more about his growth and future plans. Tell us about yourself! I’m in […]

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  • Oct 30, 2019

    Motivation and Hard Work: A Scholar’s Story

    Our scholars are always growing, learning, and showing the amazing things they can accomplish. Today, we’re shining a light on Kaiden, an eighth-grader at Elm City College Prep Middle who grew THREE levels on her math state exam. We sat down with Kaiden to learn more about her hard work and future plans. Tell us […]

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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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