Celebrating another year of middle school tutoring

Celebrating another year of middle school tutoring

Our middle school tutoring program for 2014-2015 came to a close last Thursday with an awards ceremony, graduation, and potluck. Top performing students in both 7th and 8th grade won awards for ‘Student of the Year’, ‘Reader of the Year’ and two 8th grade...
Students get a head start on college applications at Junior Retreat

Students get a head start on college applications at Junior Retreat

We held our annual Junior Retreat on May 16th to give Breakthrough SJC juniors an opportunity to learn more about the college admissions process. During the retreat, Assistant Director Alex Serna and Director Lorena Martinez delivered workshops on researching...
Breakthrough SJC students tour Library and Bookstore

Breakthrough SJC students tour Library and Bookstore

To celebrate April’s reading theme, a group of fifteen middle school students and their teachers took a trip to the SJC Library and Bookstore. Librarian Nicole Orth lead a tour of the local library and educated students about the online and print resources that are...
Rotary awards scholarships to two Breakthrough seniors

Rotary awards scholarships to two Breakthrough seniors

Two Breakthrough SJC seniors, their parents, and Director Lorena Martinez attended a special SJC Rotary meeting last week. At this meeting, the SJC Rotary gave a total of $7,000 in scholarships to several local high school students, including two of our seniors. This...
Breakthrough SJC participates in ‘I Heart OC’

Breakthrough SJC participates in ‘I Heart OC’

This week Breakthrough SJC participated in Orange County Community Foundation’s first ever county-wide giving day, #iheartoc.  Orange County Community Foundation’s goal was to raise $2 million in 30 hours for local nonprofits. All of the participating nonprofits...
Supporters, families attend 2nd annual Family Night

Supporters, families attend 2nd annual Family Night

Breakthrough held its second annual Family Night event at the Boys and Girls Club last Thursday, with over 90 guests in attendance. At Family Night, Breakthrough parents, students, donors, and advisory board members joined together to have a delicious home cooked...

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