Hydroponic Farm!

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An organization called Teens for Food Justice will be working with 15 of our students to build and maintain a hydroponic farm in one of our classrooms that will put out about 85 lbs. of produce per month! We are so excited to be working with such an amazing group and can’t wait for the installation […]

Tomato Lab cooks flavor in the classroom!

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This week, all of our students, in partnership with Wellness In The Schools, practiced healthy and delicious cooking by preparing tomato sauce from scratch.  After pouring it over whole wheat pasta, they got to taste the fruits of their efforts.  This should be a model of how preparing food can be affordable, fun, healthy AND […]

ESL Student Trip

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Today, the English as a Second Language students and their teacher, Ms. Ebony Ford, went on a fantastic trip see Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.  They got to learn about the history of immigrants to the United States and see some historic landmarks in downtown Manhattan.  Check out this phone of the good […]

Unison & Citizen Schools Partnership Highlighted on TV!

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Principal Emily Paige Jarrell, Citizen Schools Executive Director Kathrine Mott, and eighth grade student Arianna were interviewed on BRIC Television!  They discussed the innovative ways that the Unison/CS partnership exposes students to 21st century careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through the fantastic apprenticeship programs.  Watch the video here to see Arianna talk […]