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Latest 826 picks in the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday, December 17

Are you looking for wizardry, swords, and the battle between good and evil? You are sure to find these and more in this month’s San…

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826 and James Lick Middle School celebrate the first issue of Slick

On December 14, the eighth graders from James Lick Middle School celebrated the release of the first issue of their magazine Slick. For the semester-long…

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826 Valencia kids write letters to Michelle Obama

Please join us as we celebrate the release of I Live Real Close to Where You Used to Live: Kids’ Letters to Michelle Obama, this…

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Congratulations to Suzanne Vradelis, our December Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce that Suzanne Vradelis, second and third grade teacher at West Portal School, is our December Teacher of the Month. Ms.

Press & Recognition

The New York Times publishes students’ letters to the First Lady

Once again, The New York Times honors our students’ hard work by featuring them in the Sunday Op-Ed. Take a closer look at the…

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The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend 2010

On November 13 and 14, more than 180 high-school seniors from throughout the Bay Area attended The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend at Mission…

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Congratulations to Suzy DeBlois, our November Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce that Suzy DeBlois, a twelfth grade teacher at John O’Connell High School, is our November Teacher of the Month. Ms.

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“Writing and Publishing Your Memoir”: authors speak on process and practicality

On Tuesday, October 12, 826 Valencia hosted another installment of our Adult Writers’ Seminars. This time the workshop’s topic was memoir-writing. An audience filled the…

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Judd Apatow at Mission High School: talking comedy with students

On Thursday, October 7, producer, director, screenwriter, and Hollywood hit-maker Judd Apatow was in town for the City Arts & Lectures event series, which supports…