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Safety First

With a zip line, giant’s ladder, and more fun awaiting campers at the Nobles Day Camp Rocks and Ropes course, safety with helmets and belays is always a priority. 

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Day Camp Ceramics

Nobles Day Camp students work intently on their colorful ceramic tiles.

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Achieve Open House

Achieve students talk with a visitor at the open house. Attendees visited classes and attended a Q&A with new director Nora Dowley-Liebowitz.

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Chemistry Lab

Upward Bound students work in pairs to calculate how many moles of NaHCO3 are in an Alka-Seltzer tablet in chemistry class today.

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Achieve Speaker Series

Joy Haywood Moore, former deputy head of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG), visits Achieve as part of the Friday Speaker Series. Moore talked about her experience working in South Africa and inspired Achieve students to get out their … Continue reading

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My Dream, My Future

Achieve students “pack their suitcases” for the future.  The “My Dream, My Future” project helps students identify their short-term and long-term goals and think of steps to accomplish their dreams.

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Pottery Project

There’s something very therapeutic about working with clay. After a morning of vigorous activities, campers cool down and settle into the ceramics studio to work on their pottery projects.

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Discussion on Security

Nobles’ history teacher David Medina ’05 teaches Upward Bound students debate skills. This week, students are split into two teams to debate about homeland security.

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Chocolate Fractions

Achieve students add chocolate bars to a lesson on fractions.

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Counselors in Action

Upward Bound (UB) counselors are preparing for students’ arrival next week. UB is a residential academic summer program for 50 high school students from Lawrence. Counselors consist of both UB graduates and Nobles graduates.

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