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Getting in the Spirit of College

Getting Ready for CollegeBanners, school songs, mascots: Kids at the Beacon Center at MS226 invented all of these to stage a mock “homecoming” recently.

According to site director Angelika Peacock, this is just a small step at getting college into the kids’ psyche.

“Kids in this neighborhood don’t picture themselves at college,” says program director Angelika Peacock. “Most don’t even know anyone who has gone to college. This is just a fun activity. But it’s part of a much bigger effort to get kids thinking seriously about their futures.” Continue reading

Going Straight to the Top

Straight to the TopQ: How do you get to CBS Studios?
A: Start your own YouTube channel.

That was the advice from CBS staff to students in the service-learning program at August Martin High School, who recently toured the studios.

“They suggested that students interested in a career in broadcasting create commentaries on the news, and make PSAs,” says program director Brian Davis. Continue reading

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