Edward Harris, Jr. Middle School celebrated National GEAR UP Day on Friday, September 18, 2009. During the week students filled out “Our GEAR UP Dreams” cards which included the college from which they want to graduate and the degree they wish to achieve. Thursday, Sandy Carpenter-Stevenson, the GEAR UP Regional Coordinator, spoke with the Harris staff about California GEAR UP. On Friday, the GEAR UP Dreams Wall with all the future college graduate’s dreams was unveiled in the multipurpose room and teachers celebrated the occasion by wearing college t-shirts. Keep up the great work!
California GEAR UP Schools
A million thanks to Chistopher Wong at Valley High School in Sacramento for this great video of our amazing event on September 18, 2009. If you are having trouble viewing the video, please follow the link. Valley Video Link
Students at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Vallejo, CA pose in front of their GEAR UP bulletin board. Teachers at Franklin are preparing to implement GEAR UP services at their school by changing all teacher team names on campus to that of community college and UC colleges. They are also sending oversize thank you letters to their US Senators and Representatives to show their gratitude in supporting America’s future leaders….the students of Franklin Middle School.
Davidson Middle School in San Rafael, CA celebrates National GEAR UP Day. Staff is wearing their college colors and sharing college experiences with students in their classrooms. Great way to kick off the year, Davidson.
Robertson Intermediate in Daly City, CA celebrates National GEAR UP Day with a dreams posters made by each class. Great pictures from a great school. Thanks Robertson!!
Edendale Middle School in San Lorenzo, CA Celebrates National GEAR UP Day by having students participate in a ‘Dreamsand Goals Wall’. Go Edendale!!
Rivera Middle School in Merced, CA is celebrating National GEAR UP Day by having a dream wall in their gym. All day on Friday, September 18 students will be talking about their college and career dreams in class and walking down to the gym and placing them on the wall. We are looking forward to posting photos of the wall when completed! Thanks Rivera!