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Do you ever forget which water glass is yours? Thanks to an etiquette presentation by Barbara Benson Wymer from Benson Protocol, students in our College & Beyond program now know! We are grateful to GL Homes for sponsoring this wonderful event and treating the students to a four course dinner at Farmers Table. They learned things like: where is
We are so proud to nominate Meryll Bangsil for the 2019 Junior League of Boca Raton Woman Volunteer of the Year. Meryll is an outstanding supporter epitomizes volunteer spirit and commitment.. Meryll is an outstanding supporter and epitomizes volunteer spirit and commitment. Last night, all the wonderful nominees were announced at an unveiling event at
Finding a forever family is what so many children in foster care dream of, and we are over the moon excited for Glori and Jojo for finding theirs. Coaches Nina and Sherrie-Ann were there for the ceremony and celebration, and of course brought with them special adoption presents! Included in the pictures you will see
All rise! For children in foster care, court proceedings are a part of life. The primary role of the court is to protect the child and to ensure they are in a safe environment. Court can be intimidating and unsettling, and it has an impact on the child. Part of our ongoing training is to
You can’t come into the schools with us, so we thought we would bring it to you! Coach Elyse is amazing with the younger students, as you can see here. She has such a warm, kind way about her, and has a full arsenal of ideas for teaching concepts our students have missed out on. We
Every year, the BFF BASH is a sell-out success story. This year was no different, with 500 in attendance in support of our programs. 30 students attended this year, our most ever, and they felt like the guests of honor that they were. Adrianna spoke on behalf of all the students and there wasnt a
From calendar apps to the old-fashioned pen and paper method, there are many ways to remain organized. But, how do we incorporate organization within a school environment? We believe agendas are key to better organization, improved time management, and decreased procrastination. So much so that we’ve developed a comprehensive program to introduce this tool to
Teachers have so much more to think about nowadays than just teaching math, reading and science. The safety of their students, and themselves, is foremost on everyone’s minds. One year ago, there was a heartbreaking and shocking shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that put a spotlight on the need for active shooter training,