Monthly Archives: March 2013

Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, CA – March 19, 2013

by George J Elbaum Amador Valley High School (AVHS) has set a challenging question for its 2700 students to explore: “How will you A.I.D. your world?” wherein A stands for Academic Achievement, I for Innovative Thinking, and D for Demonstration … Continue reading

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Moreau Catholic High School, Hayward, CA – March 13, 2013

by George J Elbaum Moreau Catholic High School is a college preparatory Roman Catholic secondary school established in 1965 by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.  With college preparation as a focus for its 900 students, the results are admirable: … Continue reading

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Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco, CA – March 5, 2013

by George J Elbaum Lick-Wilmerding High School’s uniqueness today is based on its history of 139 years.  Founded in 1874 as the California School of Mechanical Arts, LWHS today is nationally recognized as the only independent school in the nation … Continue reading


Novo Community School, San Jose, CA – February 28, 2013

by George J Elbaum As a repeat of my previous 2 visits (March 23, 2010 and Feb 9, 2011), I was invited to speak at the Novo Community School in San Jose. Novo serves high risk students in grades 9-12 … Continue reading

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