Padres líderes invitan a la comunidad al 2016 Foro de Candidatos

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by Eva Heredia and the
BEYOND Editorial Team

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El Jueves 27 de Octubre será un día especial para muchos de nuestros padres en la comunidad de San José. Esta fecha marca el 2016 Foro de Candidatos, un evento organizado enteramente por padres líderes.  Este dedicado grupo de padres de Rocketship, KIIP, Alpha y Voices llevan seis meses planeando y promocionando este foro para crear un espacio donde la comunidad pueda escuchar las plataformas de los candidatos locales. Han retransmitido por la radio, distribuido folletos y llamado a cientos de familias, todo para garantizar que la voz de su comunidad sea presente e escuchada.  

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Be Someone Great

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by Janet Fearnside
Spanish Enrichment Teacher, Los Sueños Academy

The following is an excerpt from Ms. Fearnside’s 5th Grade Continuation Speech

To paraphrase a great writer, we all have the potential for good and bad inside of us, but it’s the choices we make that make us who we are. Our Rocketeers are truly excellent. As their teachers, we have seen them grow in more ways than we can measure. But not everyone they meet in life will have the privilege of getting to know them so well. Not everyone they meet will get to know how much they grew on the benchmark this year or will learn how brilliant they were on their last SBAC or how kind they were to their peers. Everyone else won’t always see their abilities; what they will see is their choices.

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