National GEAR UP Week 2015

Jones JH NGUW15

As we approach the end of National GEAR UP Week for 2015, we’re thrilled with the outcome of your efforts to showcase the people, strategies, and impact of GEAR UP on diverse communities in nearly every corner of the country. We’ve certainly had a blast seeing the joyful faces of GEAR UP, witnessing school-based events in action, and sharing the resounding message that GEAR UP truly works. We are amazed by your creativity and we’re certain that your hard work has paid off.

The stories are still coming in and we plan to showcase them here and on Facebook.

Jones Junior High School in Baldwin Park, CA had a blast with the full week of activities that included a ‘Whip It’ flash mob!

Monday 9/21 – College Posters in the Quad, Mascot Game, Teachers share college experiences in all classes

Tuesday 9/22 – Map of U.S. with staff members colleges displayed in the cafeteria, A-G Jeopardy game in the Library

Wednesday 9/23 – Colleges Celebrities Attended Powerpoint, Pledge Cards in the Quad

Thursday 9/24 – College Cheers Flash Mob, Art Contest Gallery Walk in Library, College T-Shirt Competition

Friday 9/25 – Judging of Poster Contest, Mascot Game PowerPoint, Raffle

Saturday 9/26 – BPUSD College Fair at BPHS

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