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ASF partners with University of San Diego Professor to transform trash into chain reaction machines

Professor Odesma Dalrymple, Ph.D. (USD Engineering Department) and Executive Director of ASF, Monica Santos collected supplies from Trash for Teaching (http://www.t4t.org) and reInterpret (http://reinterpret.org) for the STEAM curriculum in place for the students of ASF this year.  Using a variety of discarded manufacturing materials, ASF students created Chain Reaction machines that challenged

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Boxel Animation Inspires ASF students

Brothers Andres and Uriel Reyes Botello are natives of Tijuana, Mexico and co-founders of Boxel Animation, a 3D CGI studio based in their home town. They spent a day in January with the students of ASF sharing the motivation and inspiration that propelled them to start their own animation company.

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ASF Mural Project on KPBS

Advancing Students Forward were featured on the KPBS nightly news program this week. They profiled the community mural ASF students painted together with guidance from Mexican muralist Enrique Chiu. This project is the culmination of EDUCARTE, our 2 year enrichment program for students of Advancing Students Forward. The mural is on the wall

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Family Workshop : Shared Values

It was very heartwarming to see the interaction between students and their parents at our last family workshop. Family members worked together to identify the values that were most important to them as a family unit. Each family went home with a poster they created together illustrating the values they

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A Wonderful Opportunity for Our Students

Students enjoyed the beautiful campus of USD while attending the World Link Annual Youth Town Meeting with 700 other students from Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California. Each year, more than 700 high school students participate in WorldLink’s Youth Town Meeting (YTM), where they meet with representatives from public and

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