Looking Beyond What Was Once Considered Unreachable.

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 “To infinity and beyond!” For many of our students earning the GED is like attaining something that seemed unreachable!  And yes, it can also seem like an infinite process because of the level of time and commitment involved.  And yet it is what lies beyond infinity that propels these students to continue to strive towards achieving this… Read more »

Holding the Door

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Guest Blogger:  Emilio Zamarripa, Youth Development Director On the evening of October 1, 2015, a group of about 30 people gathered to celebrate three young adults for accomplishing a goal they had set for themselves in 2014. It wasn’t listed in the papers or shown on any news outlets. However, the reported impact of the… Read more »

ELEVATING VOICES

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Guest Blogger – Melanie Unique Film Opportunities The Community Media Center (CMC) and Steepletown Neighborhood Services partnered together to implement a project called Elevating Voices. Jen VanderHeide, Elevating Voices Project Coordinator, and some of Steepletown’s staff member’s organized a week long opportunity for the Honoring Our Youth (HOY) participants. The events were scheduled for Mon…. Read more »

Our Week In Review

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History Blog Guest Blogger Melanie This week, was the Open House of the Steepletown Preschool. In order to spread the word, the staff went out of the building Monday evening to increase community awareness by passing out flyers and personally inviting families of preschool aged children. Dick Bulkowski found the activity very rewarding, not only… Read more »

Quotes From Past Graduates

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History Blog Guest Bloggers – Past Participants Jonathan W. – “The reason I want to accomplish getting my GED is because, for one, you need it to survive long term. And the second reason is to hope on bettering my future.” Amber W. – “GED helped me with jobs, I am getting more opportunities just… Read more »