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826 News
12.22.2015

Journalists at Everett Middle School report the Straight-Up News

Students, tutors, and teachers gathered in the 826 Valencia Writer’s Room at Everett Middle School to celebrate the newly released fall issue of the Straight-Up News, Everett’s biannual student newspaper.

826 News
12.22.2015

Check out our fall publications

Learn about all the great publications we produced this semester by our young writers, ages 6–18.

826 News
12.17.2015

Acting for Critical Thought Exhibition: Break Every Chain

"I can’t believe that’s me, that I did that,” Tiana Faataui said. “I’ve never read a book from someone that I know."

826 News
12.17.2015

Volunteer for the 2016 Young Authors’ Book Project

The YABP is one of our most in-depth tutoring experiences, and it's a chance for tutors form meaningful, one-on-one connections with students as they become published authors.

826 News
12.15.2015

Student authors celebrate My Deepest Layer, a chapbook of memoirs

My Deepest Layer documents students’ struggles and discoveries, their moments of hilarity and heartache. The collection emphasizes personal reflection, growth, and the formation of one’s identity.

826 News
12.09.2015

We’re hiring! Join the staff of 826 Valencia

We're hiring a Program Coordinator for our new center, opening in the Tenderloin neighborhood in early 2016.

826 News
12.09.2015

Proudly presenting Richtan Batac, our Volunteer of the Month

"826 not only helps students discover their own potential, but also helps tutors discover their own as well," says Rich.

826 News
12.09.2015

Meet Mr. Juarez, our Teacher of the Month

826 Valencia proudly presents our December Teacher of the Month, Mr. Alejandro Juarez! Mr. Juarez, a longtime SFUSD teacher, currently teaches first grade at Cleveland Elementary, a high-need school in the Excelsior.

826 News
12.01.2015

Writing brings ideas to life.

We asked Gigi, age 9, to use her imagination to write about what she’d like to see in our new Tenderloin center. She dreamed up something big, weird, and wonderful: an indoor treehouse where kids can learn, think, and write. So that’s what we’re building.