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Slick magazine is hot off the press!
James Lick Middle School's eighth graders made a magazine and it is awesome.
Author Luis J. Rodriguez visits after-school tutoring
The writing lab was packed with tutors, parents, and students who paused in their homework for a reading by the award-winning and best-selling author,…
James Lick’s sixth grade poets get serious about their craft
Over the past couple months we've worked with every sixth grader at James Lick Middle School through our annual poetry collaboration.
Verizon partners with 826 to support public school students and teachers
826 Valencia is thrilled to have support from the Verizon Foundation for the second consecutive year to partially fund our In-schools Program.
Foodies invade the writing lab
On Sunday, November 20, 826 Valencia’s writing lab was filled with excitement, but this time, it wasn’t from the young people who usually frequent this…
“Leaves and Death,” 826’s students published in Mission Loc@l
Mildred Dzib, Eduardo Delgado and Angelica Guzman, participants in our After-school Tutoring program, were published in a local bilingual news site, Mission Loc@l. Participants in…
Remembering Charlotte Petersen
The 826 Valencia family recently lost one of its original volunteers, the beloved Charlotte Petersen. Charlotte established the standard by which 826 volunteers are measured.
145 students attend the third annual Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend
During the two-day event, which 826 hosted at Mission High School, 130 tutors were on hand to provide students with one-on-one support as they completed their personal statements.
Congrats to Amadis Velez, our October Teacher of the Month!
Mr. Velez’s compassion and dedication to his students far exceed any expectations. To his students, he is much more than a history teacher, he is a mentor and a friend.