All College Bound Services will be SUSPENDED until the week of March 30th
Due to the Corona Virus (COVID-19), all College Bound weekly site meetings and supplemental services will be suspended for the next two weeks.
We care deeply about the health and safety of the College Bound family (our staff, mentors, students and their families) and will be suspending services for two weeks. We encourage students and mentors to maintain contact and continue communicating about goals and achievements.
If you need updated contact information for your student/mentor, please email Cindy, Marques, orSamto obtain the correct contact information.
Temporary Virtual Site Meetings to be Announced 3/18
We are exploring several online platforms for students and mentors to use, however in the meantime, there is always Skype, FaceTime, and WhatsApp to meet virtually. Thank you for your patience and continued support!
DCPS Meals for Students
DC Public Schools will provide meals for students during this time period. The following schools will have meals available on weekdays from Monday, March 16 - Tuesday, March 31 from 10 am - 2 pm:
Anacostia High School 1601 16th Street SE Ward 8
Ballou High School 3401 4th Street SE Ward 8
Banneker High School 800 Euclid Street NW Ward 1
Brookland Middle School 1150 Michigan Avenue NE Ward 5
Cardozo Education Campus 1200 Clifton Street NW Ward 1
Columbia Heights Education Campus 3101 16th Street NW 1
Coolidge High School 6315 5th Street NW Ward 4
Eastern High School 1700 East Capitol Street NE Ward 6
Our Spring College Tour has been cancelled. Many colleges have canceled classes and DCPS has suspended out-of-state travel for its students until May 1, 2020. We will explore other options as well as the feasibility of a summer college tour. If you have already made a payment, your funds will be returned within the next week. Please note that as of this posting, spring break has been canceled for DCPS schools.
Coronavirus Anxiety - Helpful Expert Tips and Resources
We realize that the fear created through the various reports about COVID-19 can be overwhelming. We encourage you to always take care of your mental health as well. Please click on the following link for great resources to help you cope.
Podcasts are a proven way to keep yourself entertained while stimulating your brain at the same time. Check out some of these amazing offerings while you are at home. Podcasts are also great when you get bored of IG or your siblings start to get on your nerves - just kidding, of course that never happens.
Well it's actually not "my" playlist but a great playlist of 70's music that I enjoy immensely. Listen and share your thoughts with me. The students at AIR also sent me their current favorite song via text, so if you are inclined to share yours, feel free to send me a text as well.