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Written by: kevin on July 17, 2014
Want to make a difference in the lives of youth? In your community? Avalon School (grades 6-12) has an exciting opportunity for you to serve as an AmeriCorps PromiseFellow. Be a part of our Youth Success Team. Coordinate tutoring and mentoring programs before, during, and after school for at-risk youth. Provide small group and one-to-one […]
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Avalon is doing an all-school read of Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street this fall, and we need 220 copies so that everyone one of us has a copy. This novel addresses what makes up a community — a topic near and dear to Avalon. The Red Balloon is offering a 20% discount if […]
Written by: chris on July 8, 2014
Avalon is open from 9 am until 1 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays this summer. We hope you are enjoying your summer!
Written by: chris on July 6, 2014
July 07, 2014 Update: Avalon was just selected as a national Promising Practices Award winner in addition to the state award. We are invited to a conference in October. Woo-hoo! Synergy & Leadership Exchange (Synergy), based in Mankato, Minnesota, determined that Avalon School’s Feminist Club is an exemplary character education practice, worthy of state and […]