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In Adult Ed Class, Immigrant Parents Pick Up Where They Left Off

Video Credit: Nic McVicker, KPBS By Megan Burks Students at Monroe Clark Middle School in City Heights rattle through multiplication tables. They’re attentive, eager to participate — not what you might expect from a middle school classroom. That’s because these … Continue reading

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Consejera de La Preparatoria Hoover Lleva Su Pasión a La Casa Blanca

Tawnya Pringle, consejera de la Preparatoria Hoover, será homenajeada en la Casa Blanca el 29 de enero como una de las cinco mejores consejeras del país. | Photo Courtesy de Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego. By David Ogul Tawnya … Continue reading

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Students to Display Themes of Sustainability, Education on Monroe Clark Art Wall

Students at Monroe Clark Middle School are completing plans and raising money to paint a mural on their campus. | Photo Credit: Juan Carlos, The AjA Project By Julia Richardson The AjA Project’s PhotoCity program at Monroe Clark Middle School … Continue reading

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Iniciativa de Reciclaje en Marcha en la Secundaria Monroe Clark

Leah Okello está haciendo lo que puede para ayudar a que City Heights luzca mejor al colectar reciclables en la Secundaria Monroe Clark. | Foto por Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego Por Megan Burks Traducción proporcionada por City … Continue reading

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Mid-City Schools Adopt Curriculum to Encourage Street Art, Discourage Tagging

Graffiti Artist Ryan Hoppe, who goes by Hasler One, works on a collaborative mural during the Underground Art in the Underground event in the parking structure of Westfield Mission Valley Mall on March 22, 2014. The event was an initiative … Continue reading

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Middle School Students Comment on School Safety

Prompted by a discussion about feeling safe on school grounds, PhotoCity students identified factors that directly impact their feeling of wellbeing at school. Among the topics they brainstormed, students decided school theft, vandalism and litter made them feel unsafe. As … Continue reading

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City Heights School Opens Recycling Bins to Parents

The city of San Diego’s recycling ordinance has been on the books since 2007. But some residents in the city’s dense, older neighborhoods still find it difficult to recycle at home. City Heights youth are trying to make the practice … Continue reading

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Change-Makers at Monroe Clark Middle

Using photography to identify issues in their school and community, Monroe Clark Middle School students in The AjA Project’s PhotoCity program are reimagining a safe and healthy school and community. By focusing their lenses on their surroundings, youth are using … Continue reading

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AjA Students Spearhead Recycling Initiative

By Julia Richardson Over the course of the fall semester, Monroe Clark Middle School students in The AjA Project’s PhotoCity program were busy learning about recycling and creating a brochure that outlines a new recycling initiative at the school. The … Continue reading

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Monroe Clark Students Learn Photography Techniques

By Julia Richardson Monroe Clark Middle School students have been exploring photo techniques such as repetition, rule of thirds, silhouettes and documentary photography through The AjA Project’s PhotoCity class. Students voted on their favorite photos to share with their peers … Continue reading

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