The eight-week middle school creative class culminates in a third-place win for one of our creative middle school students. Ciudad Nueva’s middle school students are invited to participate in a creative class every Tuesday afternoon. The class changes about every eight weeks with many different topics explored including cooking, sports, technology, and any other great ideas we think the students would enjoy. Our current Border Fellow, Lexi Moles, is also a volunteer in the middle school program and was looking forward to her turn to teach an eight-week session of the Tuesday class focused … [Read more...]
School Is Back in Session!
Growing up, I remember back-to-school season being full of emotions: excitement, dread, curiosity. Would this year be better than last year? Would I like my teachers? I can’t wait to see my friends! At Ciudad Nueva, back-to-school season is all about excitement. There is a flurry of activity from visiting families, schools, and volunteers. Phones are ringing, emails are flying. Students are ready to get back in the routine — and see all the friends and leaders they missed over the summer! It all starts with planning Summer is a change of pace at Ciudad Nueva. We head off in a lot of … [Read more...]