School Year Teaching Application Now Open – Due November 4

Want to try teaching?  Consider applying as a Breakthrough Super Saturday teacher.  Breakthrough Super Saturdays are a great way to get a practical introduction to lesson planning and classroom management basics.  Selected teachers work in teams of two or three to prepare and deliver lessons to small classes of college-bound Breakthrough middle school students, all under the supervision and mentoring of a professional Instructional Coach....

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The Challenge: Develop a Breakthrough Manchester Online Challenge Event

You’ve all heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge right?  Here’s our challenge to you: think of a similar event – but for Breakthrough!  Ideas are due by October 24 – send to breakthroughmanchester@gmail.com.    Read the contest requirements here first: The Challenge – Developing a Challenge Event – web version   Get those creative juices...

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High School Options Workshop for 8th Grade Students

On Thursday, October 30, Breakthrough invites 8th grade students and their families to a workshop on options for high school.  Held in the Lyceum at the Derryfield School from 6:00-7:30 pm, the workshop will cover information about public, private, parochial and boarding schools and will feature a panel of school representatives and students who attend each type of school.  Students interested in attending schools other than Manchester need to...

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College Counseling for Breakthrough Juniors

On Saturday, October 18th, Breakthrough Manchester students who are juniors in high school are invited, along with their families, to a morning session of college counseling with Brennan Barnard, the Director of College Counseling and Outreach at the Derryfield School.  Topics covered will include the timeline and tips for a productive college search and selection process, testing, resources and financial aid.  The session will begin at 9:00...

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Super Saturday Dates Set for 2014-2015

Super Saturdays are required half-day sessions during the school year when the Breakthrough middle school student community convenes at the Derryfield School for teaching and learning, laughter and friendship, and a keen focus on college-bound academic and personal excellence.  Super Saturday teachers are local high school and college students who apply and are selected each fall. Super Saturday sessions in the 2014-15 school year will run from...

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Teach or Tutor this Year

Teach or Tutor this Year

Breakthrough is now accepting applications from local high school and undergraduate students who are interested in teaching in the Super Saturday program or tutoring students this year.  For more information about these nationally recognized volunteer opportunities, follow these links: Super Saturday Teaching Internship or Seasonal...

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