Monthly Archives: March 2014

JFCS Day of Learning, San Francisco, CA – March 23, 2014

by George J Elbaum The Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) has organized an annual Day of Learning since 2003, inviting students and educators from schools throughout California to participate in numerous workshops to gain a deeper understanding of the … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Milpitas High School, Milpitas, CA – March 20, 2014

by George J Elbaum Milpitas High School (MHS) has a large and highly diverse student body – 3200 students, 38% Asian, 22% Filipino, 20% Hispanic, 20% White, and 4% African-American – and was the very first school in northern California … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Jewish Family and Children’s Services, San Francisco, CA – March 12, 2014

by George J Elbaum Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is a San Francisco Bay Area social services organization whose mission statement is “Serving individuals and families of all faiths and backgrounds, guided by the Jewish value of caring for … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Moreau Catholic High School, Hayward, CA – March 7, 2014

by George J Elbaum One year after my first visit I returned to Moreau Catholic High School and teacher Samantha Wainwright’s well-prepared and enthusiastic students. Moreau is a college preparatory Roman Catholic secondary school established in 1965 by the Congregation … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Urban Science Academy, Boston, MA – February 27, 2014

by George J Elbaum Urban Science Academy (USA) is a small public high school in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston created in 2005 as part of the High School Renewal Effort which reconstituted large comprehensive Boston schools into smaller, … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Nashoba Regional High School, Bolton, MA – February 27, 2014

by George J Elbaum Nashoba Regional High School, in Bolton some 40 miles from Boston, is a suburban high school with an enrollment of nearly 1200 students. While there is very little diversity in the mostly white student body, there … Continue reading

| Leave a comment