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Welcome, Thomas Mike

We’re delighted to announce that Thomas Mike is joining 826 Valencia’s board of directors! All of us here at 826 would like to offer him…

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Ms. Davis-Aceves’s students write beautiful poems

That’s right, Ms. Davis-Aceves’s students produced some wonderful verse, and now we’re organizing those poems (on the topic of “the color of my skin is…”)…

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James Lick Middle School’s movie premiere

On Tuesday, February 16, Ms. Mazzy’s eighth-grade video class gathered in the James Lick Middle School theater for the premiere of their first-semester video projects.

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Young Authors’ Book Project kicks off with John O’Connell High

For this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project, we are excited to partner with teachers Eric Rose and Kelley Leathers and fifty juniors from John O’Connell…

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826 Scholars come back to Valencia Street for breakfast

On Tuesday, December 22, almost all of the 826 Scholars sat down in the holiday-festooned writing lab with the 826 Valencia staff and scholarship committee…

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Congratulations to Janice Reilly, Our October Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is proud to announce that Ms. Janice Reilly of Commodore Sloat Elementary School is our October Teacher of the Month! Ms. Reilly has…

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Congratulations to Michael Armenta, Our September Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is happy to announce that Michael Armenta of Edison Charter Academy is our September Teacher of the Month! Mr. Armenta is the K-8th…

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826 is delighted to announce that Heather Woodward of School of the Arts (SOTA) is our May Teacher of the Month!

Heather has been teaching at SOTA since 1997, and she founded the creative writing program there in 2002.  Students, parents and colleagues sent us a…

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Congratulations to Virginia Reyes, Our April Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is happy to announce that Virginia Reyes of Mission High School is our April Teacher of the Month! Ms. Reyes teaches Language Arts…