Tag: school

Back to School 2021

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  • On 08/08/2021
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After a year and a half of not seeing our students in person, we were anxious to throw them a big back to school party, and that is just what we did. We created an outdoor carnival with a DJ, games, food, crafts and lots of fun. We set up our BFF Marketplace where students

AVID Certification

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  • On 06/27/2021
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We are proud of our program team members for becoming AVID certified! AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a learning-readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in school, with the ultimate goal of graduating college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking,

Get Smart, Get Safe Packages

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  • On 08/10/2020
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Back to school has never looked like it does this year, and we want to ensure our students are ready for whatever it entails and are set up for success. Sending them back to school packages that will help them Get Smart and Get Safe will do just that! Click here to read all about

ChildNet Graduation Party

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  • On 07/01/2020
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Best Foot Forward was so proud to be a sponsor of the ChildNet Zoom graduation ceremony on June 30th! Graduation is a very big deal for kids in foster care, and together with our partners: Vita Nova, Friends of Foster Children, ChildNet, Speak up for Kids, Children’s Home Society, and Julian’s Kids, we make great

Graduation Photo Shoot

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  • On 04/27/2020
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Operation Graduation Photo Shoot was a huge success! THANK YOU Gina Fontana for donating your time and expertise, photographing our seniors to commemorate their graduation. THANK YOU to Herff Jones for donating the caps and gowns to make sure our seniors could experience an important part of graduation. THANK YOU to our BFF team for organizing

Ready to go Back to School

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  • On 08/28/2019
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The best part of back to school time is by far our back to school parties! Our high school and college students enjoyed a “flip-flop” themed party, where we brought the beach indoors for the day! We began with a motivational welcome from Van Williams, Dean of Student Services at Palm Beach State College. Then,

Write it in Your Agenda!

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  • On 03/13/2019
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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

Learning to be Safe in School

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  • On 02/13/2019
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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,

BFF is Making Moves!

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  • On 09/24/2018
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On September 26, we inaugurated our brand new office space, a proud realization of our co-founders’ vision and months of renovation. We owe a big thank you to the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce for welcoming our new location with a wonderful ribbon cutting celebration. While our work environment may look a little different