Monthly Archives: March 2018

Cunha Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, CA – March 28, 2018

by George J Elbaum Cunha Intermediate School has almost 800 students of high diversity: 51% Hispanic, 41% Caucasian, 2% Filipino, and the rest are 1% or less of different or mixed races.  While student English and Math proficiency scores are … Continue reading

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City Arts and Tech High School, San Francisco, CA – March 22, 2018

by George J Elbaum City Arts and Technology High School (CAT) is a small (400 students) college preparatory public high school.  It has a highly diverse student body: 60% Hispanic, 20% Black, 5% Filipino, 5% White, and 10% all other … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco, CA – March 20, 2018

by George J Elbaum Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHC) is an innovative Catholic high school with enrollment of 1300 students and a dynamic blend of liberal arts, scientific inquiry, and 21st-century pedagogy which develops resourceful, independent thinkers.   The school prides … Continue reading

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Islander Middle School, Marcer Island, WA – March 16, 2018 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Islander Middle School (IMS) is the only public middle school (grades 6 thru 8) on Mercer Island.  Its enrollment is approximately 1100 students with 28% minority.  IMS utilizes district-adopted curriculum as the foundation for its core … Continue reading

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Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle, WA – March 16, 2018 (AM)

by George J Elbaum The Holocaust Center for Humanity (HCH) arranged my very first two talks to students in October 2010, and has continued to arrange many more for my subsequent visits to Seattle.  Through the lens of the Holocaust, the … Continue reading

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Annie Wright School, Tacoma, WA – March 15, 2018

by George J Elbaum Annie Wright Schools was founded in 1884 as Annie Wright Seminary for girls, and in the 134 years since then it has grown into 4 schools with enrollment of more than 500 boys and girls spanning … Continue reading

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Jewish Family and Childrens Services, San Francisco, CA – March 13, 2018

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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Szkola Podstawowa Nr. 3 im. Jana Pawla II, Minsk Mazowiecki, Poland – March 7, 2018

by George J Elbaum Minsk Mazowiecki is a town 40 km. east of Warsaw with a population of approximately 40,000.  Shortly before WW II its population was approximately 13,000, and it’s through meetings with Forum for Dialogue educators that the … Continue reading

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Krol Jan III Sobieski School Complex Nr. 2, Legionowo, Poland – March 6, 2018 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Legionowo is a town approximately 25 km. north of Warsaw with a current population of 55,000.  After the outbreak of WWII the Nazis created a ghetto in the city and forced approximately 3,000 Jews into it, … Continue reading

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Stefan Zeromski Liceum, Zyrardow, Poland – March 6, 2018 (AM)

by George J Elbaum  Stefan Żeromski Liceum in Zyrardow, a town 60 km. from Warsaw, was established in 1920 and is the oldest school in the city.  The population of Zyrardow is approximately 42,000 today, but before WWII it was … Continue reading

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