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|COMPUTER CLASSES At ASPIRA Miguel Del Valle |
· Learn basic computer skills
· How to write your resume
· How to surf
· Power Point presentation
· Microsoft Word
· Improve your keyboard skills.
Youth- Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri/ 3:00 to 6:00p.m.
Adults- Tuesday/Thursday / 11:00 to 1:00pm
For more information, please contact Gricel Moran at 773-252-0970 Ext 417
This Friday, March 30
at IPRAC, 7pm
music, food &refreshments
|ASPIRA News and Events|
For the Week of March 28 - April 3, 2012
AEC senior speaks at
JA Board of Directors Meeting
Opportunities cross your pathway when less expected. This has been the experience for Ira De los Reyes, an AEC senior. After students participated in the Junior Achievement (JA) program Economics for Success, AEC administration was asked to identify a dynamic senior to speak about their JA experience this year. The student also will have the honor and responsibility of introducing Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago Public School CEO, as he delivers his speech at JA Board of Director meeting. Ira was selected among six students interviewed by Valerie García, JA Director - City North & Latino Outreach.
On Thursday, March 15th, Ira presented JA quarterly report to a select group of business directors at the Union League Club of Chicago. She was congratulated by Mr. Brizard several times during his speech for her excellent presentation. We echo Mr. Brizard's congratulations as IRA represented Chicago youths and AEC students with pride, honor and enthusiasm.
footnote: Ira was accompanied by Mrs. Castillo- AEC Assistant Principal and Ivette Maldonado- Senior advisor
AEC Chemistry Class put their knowledge to the test
This week in Ms. Gabler's chemistry class, her students put their knowledge of gas laws to the test to investigate pressure relief! They were challenged to inflate a balloon inside of an empty pop bottle. After day one frustrations of being unable to inflate the balloon, students designed and implemented their own modifications to accomplish the task. Students had to consider how the constant volume and amount of air affected their inability to apply pressure to blow up the balloon, and how they could relieve the pressure with their design.
Students Wanting to
Achieve Greater Goals
This week, ASPIRA Miguel del Valle Youth Development Center and the Workforce Invest Act (WIA) staff, took more than 35 Aspirantes, sophomores and seniors, tovisit The Ohio State University in search of opportunities and to expand their horizon. Students from ASPIRA Early College and ASPIRA Mirta Ramirez High School departed from Chicago adventured on a trip to OSU at Columbus on an overnight trip.
On Tuesday, March 13, students started their OSU campus visit with an information session. Tara Milliken, an admission representative, provided our students with a great insight and information about the many academic programs. In addition, OSU admissions requirements and tips were given to prospect students as they were asked about their program of interest. Interacting with the students, Ms. Milliken captured the attention of many Aspirantes as she showed how the student organizations impact OSU students, the community in Columbus and it surrounding areas. Multimedia presentation helped students get feedback from current students in regards to student life, academics, and other opportunities like study abroad or work study. At a glance, student learned about OSU fun facts, its history, safety policies, academic excellence, employment options, school statistics and more. Overall, Aspirantes were strongly encouraged to apply as incoming freshman and even as a transfer student. The Ohio State University offers several academic opportunities and financial resources for all prospect and current students
Followed by the presentation, an hour and a half walking took place where Aspirantes visited highlights of the campus such as the bronze Brutus Buckeye statue, the Student Union Building, the OSU stadium, the main colleges within OSU campus among others. After a great information session and an exhausting walking tour, students enjoyed the delightful meals of OSU cafeteria in the Kennedy Commons. The university offers a variety of meals and healthy options from which students delighted their pallets
With excitement and a long-lasting impression, WIA - Aspirantes returned home with a taste of college life in a dynamic institution with a rich history and deep cultural connection.