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September 2016 - eNewsletter
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Dear Friends,

Though we’re sad to see summer end at EVYP, we are eager to usher in a new school year! The start of September marks a new season and a new year for EVYP and our students. Our High School and Tutoring programs begin this month, as well as some workshop offerings during weekends. Details on our workshops, programs and how to apply are below!

Also, we’ll be continuing our community engagement in the Avondale neighborhood with our outreach table, set up in front of EVYP. See below for dates and times to come visit us! We also have a brief recap of our first College Success program workshop for the school year, we had a great turnout and got to wish our college students good-luck before they head off to another year in college!
 
                                                   
                                                                                                                     With Gratitude
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                                                                                   Stephanie Baki, Executive Director

Come visit EVYP!


Our outreach table is set up for a few dates in September. Come stop by EVYP, say hello, and learn more about our awesome programs and workshops offered this year! We’re located at 3643 W. Belmont Avenue. Dates are below!

Tuesday, September 6th: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 8th: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
 

Recap: College Workshop

We held our first College Workshop of the year at EVYP on August 13th. Led by Julia Gerasimenko, participants took the FOCUS 2 Career Assessment, an assessment that matches careers to students’ self-selected strengths and academic interests, and updated 5-year plans. Robust discussions were centered on how to foster a sense of belonging on a college campus, as well as how to seek out professional experiences related to their undergraduate fields of study.
 

826CHI at EVYP

 
We’re excited to welcome back 826CHI for a series of writing workshops this fall! 826CHI will provide volunteers who will work one-on-one with our high school seniors on their personal statements for college applications. Our partnership with 826CHI allows students to get personal attention and specific feedback on their writing from highly-skilled volunteers trained creative writing. Dates for the first two workshops are below, but there will be more workshops throughout the year (dates to follow)!
Saturday, September 17th: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Saturday, October 1st: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
 

EVYP High School and Tutoring Programs


Below are the start dates and meeting times for our High School and Tutoring programs. We are still accepting applications for both; please contact Jenn Romero (jromero@evyp.org) for more information. Spend your year with EVYP! Apply here.

HS Program:
9th grade: begins Monday, September 19th; meets every Monday from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Students must attend tutoring immediately following from 6:30-7:30 p.m., which begins Monday, September 26th.
Parent orientation: Monday, September 19th from 6:00-6:30 p.m.
10th grade: begins Thursday, September 22nd; meets every Thursday from 5:00-6:30 p.m. 
Parent orientation: Thursday, September 22nd from 5:00-5:30 p.m.
11th grade: begins Tuesday, September 20th; meets every Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Parent orientation: Tuesday, September 20th from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
12th grade: Wednesday, September 7th; meets every Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Parent orientation: Wednesday, September 7th from 6:30-7:00 p.m.

Tutoring Program:
Community Tutoring Program: begins Monday, September 26th; meets every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Parent orientation: Monday, September 26th from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Focused High School Tutoring: begins Thursday, October 20th; meets every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

                                       

  Stephanie Baki                Julia Gerasimenko                    Jenn Romero                      Angela Kraemer
Executive Director            Program Manager             Program Coordinator        Development Assistant
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