Future Fair

  Bilingual College, Career and Financial Aid Fair

5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Skyline High School Commons – 600 E. Mountain View Ave

All St. Vrain Valley School District students and families are welcome. Presentations will be in English and Spanish, and translators will be available for the evening

Washington Post article: Guatemalan ‘Oliver Twist’ thrives academically in Virginia

“Many teenagers struggle to feel motivated at school. For those who trail academically or don’t speak fluent English, the challenges can be overwhelming. And for immigrants who are focused on survival, school seems like a luxury. Many are reluctant to ask for help.

Mencho-Aguilar, who came to the United States alone, was especially vulnerable. But rather than checking out, he knitted together a surrogate family of teachers, social workers and counselors.”

Click here to read the article.