how do i prepare for writing and defending my diploma

Author: Ryan Barlow

As I write my last story for the e-newsletter, I’m remembering and rejoicing. Just in the two hours since I arrived this AM, there have been three incidents that brought a knowing smile to my face. I walked into the seventh grade area and learned that...

Honoring Teacher Appreciation Week: Living Our Core Values   For Teacher Appreciation Week, Hope middle schoolers shared their heartfelt thanks to all of the adults at Hope Partnership who helped them learn and grow throughout this historic year. Students’ gratitude clearly reflects the key components of our...

By Gionna, Hope Middle School Graduate My name is Gionna, and I am a Hope alumna attending Walter B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences - the only high school in the country to focus on agriculture. As an eighth grade student at Hope, my...

Hope Partnership was saddened to say farewell to Brittany Holiday, Director of Graduate Support after she made the difficult decision to leave Hope. Brittany was a pillar of Hope’s community for the past nine years, and her role as Director of Graduate Support was formative...

Hope’s Adult Education program just wrapped up its third session of the year, remotely on Zoom. Our students keep chugging along on track! Our language arts classes kicked off their study of literature this session with Amanda Gorman’s resplendent Inauguration poem, “The Hill We Climb.” The...

One’s senior year of high school is always full of many mixed emotions as it is both an exciting and nerve-wracking time. The simultaneous excitement and anxiousness that seniors feel derives from the same source: college. Selecting, applying, and choosing a college is a very...

Journal prompts are a common assignment for students at Hope that allow them to be expressive and share how they feel. Below are some recent entries: Journal Prompt Assignment (5th Grade): Write about someone or something you love Something I love is nature. I think nature is...

There are so many “different” things happening this year for Hope Partnership middle school students. They are having temperatures taken when arriving at school and fifth and sixth graders are using a different entrance than seventh and eighth graders. Everyone is wearing a mask...

Adult Ed just recently finished its second session and has launched into its third. The program has been making the best of remote learning using Zoom classes, supplemented by online learning software. But that doesn’t mean that all the learning is high-tech! First off, the...