Archive | July, 2015

The Living History Project by Christian Wells

This summer, the Academy scholars added a new and interesting project to their summer curriculum. The Living History Project paired Academy scholars with residents at Shalom Cares nursing home to chronicle the lives of the residents through biographies. Here is Aurora Central sophomore Christian’s piece about his Shalom Cares partner, Robert Holiday. “Take the word honest and […]

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Academy News by Ryan Widemon

This summer has been busy with students participating in academically enriching programs and camps all over the country and  summer school. We are very fortunate and grateful to have such supportive donors and community partners that have allowed our scholars to participate in these opportunities. The scholar who covered the most miles was Shaone, a rising […]

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A word from Jocelyn

A word from Jocelyn

Hello everyone!  I’m Jocelyn, a senior at Grandview High School.  I was only 15 years old when I had more than my own responsibilities. I had three younger siblings to look after every day and as a high school student, that wasn’t easy. My dad is a single parent who works twelve hours a day, six days a week, so it was […]

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A word from Juan

Hello everyone, my name is Juan.  I am a senior at Aurora Central High School and a Boys Hope Girls Hope Academy scholar.  Boys Hope Girls Hope is more than just an after school tutoring program or a summer school. Boys Hope Girls Hope is an extraordinary group of people who help others create better […]

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