After-School Tutoring

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Carmela Marquez: February Volunteer of the Month

Carmela can often be found in 826 Valencia’s kitchenette, cracking jokes and slicing apples for our After-School Tutoring students. She’s an invaluable volunteer and we appreciate her immensely.

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Anthony Severini: December Volunteer of the Month

While Anthony Severini has been to France, Italy, and Spain, he is more than the sum of the places he’s seen. In the past…

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Volunteer of the Month: Carolyn Schultz

When Carolyn Schultz began After-school tutoring at 826 she quickly mastered the art of finding a fellow tutor who could help students with math homework. Carolyn zoomed in…

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826 Valencia is featured on The Rumpus

How do you figure out the number of missing teeth a Tyrannosaurus Rex has? Well, if you’re former volunteer Tom Kealey, you start with…

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Meet this fall’s young writers

We are excited to unveil our Young Writers’ Wall in its new, more prominent location in the writing lab. This biannual display celebrates the most…

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Fresh off the press: My Underwater Hiding Spot

Cover art and design by Nolan Jones 826 Valencia’s Exploring Words Summer Camp is a five-week program for second through sixth graders…

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Summer with Exploring Words

Summer is sweet, but school is sweeter. Every summer at 826 Valencia, we run Exploring Words Summer Camp, a reading, writing, and science intensive…

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The release of Look Closer/Mira de Cerca and the last day of tutoring

On Thursday May 23, the After-school Tutoring Program held its last tutoring session of the school year in the Writing Lab. Students, tutors, family,…

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Meet David Brownell: May Volunteer of the Month

We’ve chosen longtime volunteer and exceptional after-school tutor David Brownell as our volunteer of the month! Read about our May Volunteer of the Month…