Last week the Antigua preschool and daycare center celebrated the end of the school year with a lively closing ceremony. The students´parents were invited to hear about the activities their children had participated in throughout the year, and to watch them perform several dances. At the end of the ceremony, the students received diplomas for all their [...]
Students at the Antigua preschool had a great talent show yesterday. A couple of kids read stories, a group of boys did a dance to Michael Jackson, two little girls shared a ballet dance, and the students presented group dances and songs. You can see more pictures on our Flickr feed. While you’re there, you [...]
Back in the 90’s, Irma García’s father served as a mason during the construction of Common Hope’s Antigua site. Little did he know that more than ten years later, his daughter would be a high school graduate, a winner of a competitive university scholarship, and a teacher [...]
Here is a third profile in a series featuring students who are just starting their school career and facing barriers to success.
Twin sisters María Ángeles and María Emilia started at New Hope School last year in the 4-year-old classroom. At the beginning of the year, teachers immediately noticed the lack of stimulation in the girls. They didn’t participate in class, slumped in their chairs, and were very dependent on each other. For about three months, they struggled to adapt to the school environment. [...]