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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…

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Congratuations to Todd Higashi, our September 2010 Teacher of the Month

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Todd Higashi is our September Teacher of the Month. Mr. Higashi teaches anatomy and biology at…

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8/26 Day Write-a-thon raises over $7,900

The scribbling started promptly at noon and continued until 8:26 PM. The writing lab at 826 Valencia quickly filled with diligent writers, cranking out pages…

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The San Francisco Chronicle covers Natalie Merchant’s songwriting workshop

In August 2010, singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant came to 826 Valencia to work with Bay Area high-schoolers on the art of songwriting. Merchant not only offered…

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8/26 Day Write-a-thon!

On Thursday, August 26, we’re going to write until our pencils break, our pens run out of ink, our fingers fall off, and our computers…

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Summer Series explores the wonders of science

We have had a great time so far in our six-week Summer Series for elementary-school students. Every year, we partner with Mission Learning Center to…

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“Kid’s Picks From 826”: Students review Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Today, 826 Valencia students reviewed a recent movie in the San Francisco Chronicle print edition and online at SFgate.com. This feature is part of…

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We the Dreamers release party

On June 2, 2010, 826 Valencia hosted the release party for this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project entitled We the Dreamers. The book, written by…

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Congratulations to Mr. Rose and Ms. Leathers, our June Teachers of the Month

826 Valencia is proud to introduce Eric Rose and Kelley Leathers from John O’Connell High School as our June Teachers of the Month! We worked…