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When faced with the social restrictions of the pandemic over the last year, it’s easy to understand why a school would consider putting a program on hold that involves older students mentoring younger students in areas of career exploration. For the SkillsUSA chapter at the Academies of Antelope Valley in Quartz Hill, Calif., however, putting their Student2Student mentoring program on hold wasn’t an option; they just needed to find a new way to make it happen. In doing so, they secured for themselves not just an enriching experience for all involved, but SkillsUSA’s 2021 Student2Student Mentoring Award.
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Eastside High School’s Biomedical Science Academy students have persisted through the pandemic and made great strides in their Advanced Placement test performance. The academy is one of the district's two educational pathways that have achieved Linked Learning Gold certification and among the first in the nation to achieve this distinction.
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