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  • Mar 20, 2019

    “I’ve Grown A Lot”: A Scholar’s Story

    Tysheem, an 11th grader at AF University Prep High, shares how patience and hard work have helped him grow. Tell us about yourself. I’m a junior at AF University Prep High School, and I play on the boys’ varsity basketball team. What is your favorite part of school? I like the community aspect—it’s family-oriented and […]

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  • Mar 13, 2019

    Greenfield Expedition: Young Entrepreneurs

    What do the Cupid Boys and Shining Diamonds have in common? They’re teams from AF Linden Middle School, a Greenfield school. Several times a year, students have the opportunity to explore a field they’re interested in, like business, and take trips into the community to learn more about that field. This expedition started off in […]

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  • Mar 06, 2019

    “Be Confident in What You Do”: A Scholar’s Story

    Heraldo, a fifth-grader at AF North Brooklyn Prep Middle School, shares his journey of growth, and some tips and tricks he learned along the way. Tell us about yourself My name is Heraldo. I’m 10 years old. I’m in fifth grade. My favorite thing to do is draw and invent stuff. I was born in […]

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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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