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Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.By incorporating creative computing into the Lower Division curriculum, Avenues students will learn to “speak” code and understand why it is an important skill: bit.ly/2oNgXPz ... See MoreSee Less
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Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.On May 3, Avenues 11th- and 12th-grade students are hosting a symposium centered around the question, "What factors have prolonged the Syrian conflict?" All are welcome to the event, which features guest speakers from the United Nations, UNICEF and other organizations. Sign up here: bit.ly/2piOrbD ... See MoreSee Less
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Tags: 10th Grade, 9th Grade, Community, Community Engagement, Spanish, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program, Video
The Avenues community engagement program encourages students to “explore beyond their ‘bubbles,’ whether socio-economic, cultural or linguistic.” In keeping with this goal, ninth and tenth graders interviewed some of our Spanish-speaking neighbors at the Hudson Guild Senior Center as part of a monologue project. Everyone had such a good time that the students decided to throw a salsa party and invite their new friends.
In the video below, watch the community come together to reflect on the neighborhood’s history and to celebrate newfound friendship. Learn more about our partner Hudson Guild here.
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From January through March 2014, I participated in a weekly internship at INCITE Creatives through Social Innovation Live, my elective class for the term. INCITE... More...
January 31 marked the start of the Spring Festival, or New Year’s day in the Chinese lunar calendar. To celebrate, Avenues had a full schedule of events, with in-class... More...
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