In-School Projects News
Young Author’s Book Project underway at Mission High
Sixty-eight high school students work one-on-one with tutors to craft personal essays that will be published by 826 Valencia and sold in bookstores nationwide.
Personal Statement Weekend at Mission High
A glorious two-day event open to all San Francisco high school seniors to receive personalized, one-on-one tutoring on polishing their college entrance essays.
New Writers’ Room: Mission High
Could you pitch in by contributing to our new Writers’ Room?
Robin Williams, Supporter of Young Authors
It is with a heavy heart that we remember Robin Williams' participation in the Young Authors' Book Project, 2006.
Acting for Critical Thought Exhibition: You Belong to the Sky
High School students performed a number of monologues and two plays expressing their thoughts on resistance and resilience.
Spring Publishing: Release Party Season!
We’re nearing the end of Spring semester and our design department has been busy churning out chapbooks and magazines, broadsheets and journals, anthologies and essay collections of our student’s heartfelt writing.
Let’s hear it for Ms. Marcelle Poulos, our April Teacher of the Month!
As a teacher at Marshall Elementary School, Ms. Poulos sparks students’ passion for reading and writing by listening closely to their words and thoughts, and encouraging them to find and use their own voices.
April Volunteer of the Month: Darryl Forman
Darryl has been a tried and true volunteer with 826 Valencia since 2011, tutoring in school classrooms as well as editing for our publications.
Congratulations to Ms. Katherine Ambrose, our March Teacher of the Month!
The sheer volume of student voices that spoke up in support of this beloved teacher blew us away! They couldn’t emphasize enough what a huge role she plays in the development of their love of literature.