[BHS Etree] VOLUNTEERS: Bridge Program Tutors

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Wed Sep 3 20:31:14 PDT 2014

PLEASE do not reply to this email; contact Jessie Luxford at 
jessieluxford at berkeley.net<mailto:jessieluxford at berkeley.net>

Looking for tutors! The Berkeley High Bridge Program is looking for 
volunteers who are interested in tutoring first generation college bound 
students in the 9th-12th grades. Students primarily need tutoring in 
basic math (Algebra 1, geometry, Algebra 2) and science (chemistry and 
biology) classes; however, if you are able to tutor in another subject, 
we can definitely use your help! It is important to note that volunteers 
do not have to be an expert in any subject area.

Bridge takes place after school every day from 3:30-5:30pm. Any time you 
are able to donate would be helpful! If you are unable to volunteer, 
please tell a friend or neighbor who might be interested. For more 
information, please email Jessie Luxford, the Bridge Coordinator, 
jessieluxford at berkeley.net <mailto:jessieluxford at berkeley.net>.

The Bridge Program at Berkeley High:

The Berkeley High Bridge Program delivers intensive, direct, 
school-based services to students and families of first-generation 
college candidates. The program combines highly personalized advising 
with school-based collaborative supports for the daily and yearly 
academic pursuits of its students. Bridge provides the commitment of a 
creative and dedicated team of support teachers while demanding a 
significant investment of time, energy, and effort from students as they 
develop skills, competences, and the ability to navigate the often 
complex pathway to a college education.

Beginning with the summer session prior to their 9th grade year, and 
continuing with daily afternoon meetings, weekend study sessions, and 
regular tutorials throughout their four years at Berkeley High School, 
Bridge students often invest between 150 and 250 additional academic 
hours per year in their education.
Jessie Luxford
Berkeley High Bridge and AC
Academic Support Coordinator
Berkeley High School

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