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New Edendale Middle School College Bulletin Boards

College Bulletin Boards –Edendale Middle School The creation of our feeder collegiate bulletin board is a direct outgrowth of my attendance at the BARLI conference at Mills College, Oakland, CA. There was a board featuring a program at Mills College and I said why not have our own board featuring our feeder colleges and universities here in the Bay Area monthly? The names and cities where they are located are close and familiar to our students and their families already. Places they can actually visit and attend events to get familiar with the campuses and their staff. It also a …

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Edendale Award Winners Honored at Board Meeting

On June 1, 2010 Edendale Middle School in San Lorenzo, CA celebrated the GEAR UP Education Trust Awards at the school district board meeting where the students were honored by district officials. California GEAR UP schools will be celebrating these awards with students and families throughout May and June. The Ed Trust award has generated much positive excitement about going to college at Edendale Middle School.  Along with other GEAR UP activities, the awards have been a key part in students understanding the importance of their academic success and how it connects to future success in college. The culture of …

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Edendale Middle School Visits UC Berkeley

On March 12, students from Edendale Middle School in San Lorenzo, CA visited UC Berkeley with typical California GEAR UP enthusiasm.  Here is a snippet from the email they submitted to us: On March 12, Edendale Middle School took 58 seventh graders to tour the University of California Berkeley campus.  I spearheaded the trip as a GEAR UP team member.  I have some truly fabulous photos from a photo scavenger hunt we completed on campus (see above). One memorable quote from a student on the trip was, “I can’t wait to go to college.” Another great quote I overheard was,”This …

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