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  • Feb 20, 2019

    Black History is American History

    Kerchel, a scholar at AF Brownsville Middle, shares what she wishes more people knew about Black history and her plans for the future. Thanks for sitting down with us, Kerchel. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m in 8th grade. My favorite subjects are science and literature. What do you think people should know about […]

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  • Feb 13, 2019

    Being Myself & Proving People Wrong: A Black History Month Reflection

    What is AF Hartford High sophomore MaTaeya thinking about this Black History Month? We sat down with her to find out. Can you tell us about yourself? I am a pretty open person. I love to give advice, and I love to listen to other people and get to know them. I know what I […]

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  • Feb 05, 2019

    Making History: “I Want to Help the Environment”

    To celebrate Black History Month, we’re sharing how our scholars and teachers are making history. First up is Iyiola from Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Elementary Hi Iyiola! Can you tell us how old you are and what your favorite subject is? Hi! I’m in second grade, and I’m 8 years old. I have to […]

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  • Dec 26, 2018

    Reflections on 2018

    As the year comes to an end, we could talk to you about results or intellectual prep (which we love!) or about our incredible AF teachers (whom we love even more!), but instead, we are focusing on what inspires us more than anything else: our scholars – and our deep belief that they will provide […]

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  • Dec 19, 2018

    Making Her Voice Heard in Student Government: A Scholar’s Story

    During the 2018 midterms, a record number of women won elections across the country. Closer to home, AF Bushwick Elementary recently voted for their student government representatives—and elected all girls! We sat down with President-elect Tori to learn more. Thanks for chatting with us, Tori. Tell us about yourself. I’m in fourth grade. My favorite […]

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  • Dec 12, 2018

    Dream Teams at a Greenfield School

    Celina Bertoncini is a fifth grade science self-directed learning instructor at AF Linden Middle. If you’re a fan of sports, you may have heard of the “Dream Team,” the 1992 basketball team that included Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Christian Laettner, Karl Malone, Chris Mullin, Scottie Pippen, David […]

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  • Nov 14, 2018

    Acting and Activism: A Scholar’s Story

    Rihana, a scholar at AF Crown Heights Middle, has been the voice of Win Your Week since March, and she does other projects for Nickelodeon, too. Not only is she a talented actress, but she’s also an activist. We sat down with her to learn more about her acting and how she’s getting involved with important […]

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  • Nov 07, 2018

    Fun with Fall Greenfield Expeditions

    It’s one of the most exciting times at our Greenfield schools – expeditions! Offered several times a year, expeditions are two-week mini-courses that give scholars hands-on, real-world exposure to potential careers and allow them to dive into their interests. In addition to exploring fields like business, graphic design, and politics, students can choose enrichment intensives, […]

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