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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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ASF Elves Hard at Work

Jenn DePoy and all of her elves know the true meaning of Christmas! Look what they have done for the students! They will experience the magic and miracle of Christmas because of all of you! Looks like Santa traded in his sleigh for a MiniVan!

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Amazon Smile Supports ASF

Smiles all around! Smile when you shop AmazonSmile and the students smile when they receive your help. Spread the good news and holiday cheer! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Advancing Students Forward whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.You can select a different charitable organization after

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Together we can do so much!

Today is Giving Tuesday! Celebrate the joy of giving by making a donation to ASF. Together we can do so much! Click our donation button on the left and support ASF today!

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Meet Estrella

Estrella is in her first year of high school. This is her 4th year as a participant of ASF. Her family has had many struggles during her lifetime, but she keeps persevering with a smile on her face. One of the first art lessons for the students combine experimenting with watercolors

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During the past year Advancing Students Forward student participants have had the opportunity to experiment with art. In the EDUCARTE program they have learned basic art techniques and experimented with different art mediums. Be on the look out for future posts spotlighting individual students and samples of their original work.

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Welcome New Students!

This past September we welcomed 13 new students to the ASF Family! Please send them your encouragement and support. Head on over to our Facebook page to like/ share with all of your friends!

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Students Volunteer at the International Friendship Games in Chula Vista, CA

[AFG_gallery id=’4′] On Saturday June 7, 2014 seven members of Advancing Students Forward were given the opportunity to volunteer at the International Friendship Games in Chula Vista, CA. The games took place at Mater Dei High School where athletes from both sides of the U.S./Mexico border participated. Games are organized

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