Over their school break, kids were reading picture books, putting together puzzles, and running around outdoors playing games. At the same time, they were building their skills in reading, problem solving, and teamwork. And having a blast while doing so. Education promoters were hard at work over the school break, promoting our library, leading reading […]
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Last week the Antigua preschool and daycare center celebrated the end of the school year with a lively closing ceremony. The students´parents were invited to hear about the activities their children had participated in throughout the year, and to watch them perform several dances. At the end of the ceremony, the students received diplomas for all their […]
Students at the Antigua preschool had a great talent show yesterday. A couple of kids read stories, a group of boys did a dance to Michael Jackson, two little girls shared a ballet dance, and the students presented group dances and songs. You can see more pictures on our Flickr feed. While you’re there, you […]
Back in the 90’s, Irma García’s father served as a mason during the construction of Common Hope’s Antigua site. Little did he know that more than ten years later, his daughter would be a high school graduate, a winner of a competitive university scholarship, and a teacher […]
Here is a third profile in a series featuring students who are just starting their school career and facing barriers to success.
Twin sisters María Ángeles and María Emilia started at New Hope School last year in the 4-year-old classroom. At the beginning of the year, teachers immediately noticed the lack of stimulation in the girls. They didn’t participate in class, slumped in their chairs, and were very dependent on each other. For about three months, they struggled to adapt to the school environment. […]
Some of you may remember Marco, who was featured in our 2008 gift catalog. Marco entered New Hope School when he was five years old. He was very insecure and did not relate well with his other classmates because of speech problems. Marco began attending speech therapy […]