Monthly Archives: December 2014

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, Redwood City, CA – December 17, 2014

by George J Elbaum Summit Preparatory Charter High School is one of seven Summit Public Schools serving 2000 students from the Bay Area’s diverse communities.  Summit’s mission is to prepare its diverse student population for success in a four-year college or … Continue reading

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Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, CA – December 10, 2014

by George J Elbaum Dougherty Valley High School was established in 2007, which explains their very apropos slogan “The Tradition Starts Now!”  In these 7 years its enrollment has grown rapidly from 570 students to approximately 2700 now, and it … Continue reading

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UC Davis History Project @ JFCS, San Francisco, CA – December 3, 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 those … Continue reading

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Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek, CA – December 2, 2014

by George J Elbaum This was my second visit to the Seven Hills School (the first was in December 2012).  The school was founded in 1962 on nine park-like acres of former ranchland as an independent day school educating almost … Continue reading

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