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08.14.2010

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…

826 News
08.10.2010

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…

826 News
07.30.2010

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…

826 News
06.18.2010

“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…

826 News
06.11.2010

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…

826 News
06.03.2010

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…

826 News
03.05.2010

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…

826 News
03.03.2010

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…”)…

826 News
02.16.2010

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.