Program Spotlight: In-Session

We are excited to kick-off our In-Session program with 54 middle school students from Marco Forester Middle School! Based on student feedback from the summer, this year’s In-Session program focuses on tutoring and homework help. We have also added academic themes to each month of tutoring, ending in a big event. Some of the events […]

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Lorena Martinez Guest Speaker at SJC Rotary

Wednesday evening, Director Lorena Martinez was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of San Juan Capistrano. Rotary President, Lorinda Sloss, introduced Ms. Martinez to club members and announced that the SJC Rotary has added Breakthrough to its causes and will fund two scholarships for Breakthrough SJC students attending college. Ms. Martinez started the presentation […]

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Stanford Admissions Representative Meets with Breakthrough Students

Tuesday, October 7th, Stanford Admissions Representative Yanice Davis came to talk to Breakthrough students about college applications. Students began by sharing their top college choices and majors, even some of our middle school students shared their higher education aspirations! Mr. Davis gave advice on how to turn life’s hardships and challenges into powerful personal statements. […]

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