Breakthrough celebrates 10th successful summer

Family, friends, teachers, and students gathered for Celebration at the Saint Margaret’s campus Saturday night to commemorate the end of Breakthrough SJC’s 10th successful summer. This summer, Breakthrough SJC served 81 rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students and 20 teaching fellows from prestigious universities around the nation and from local high schools. Highlights of […]

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BTSJC student is a Summer Scholar

This summer we sent Ivan Santana to attend UCI’s Summer Scholar Program. In this program, high school students take one UCI course with college students and are supported by both mentors and fellow Summer Scholars. Breakthrough SJC staff chose Ivan, a rising junior, to participate in the program after assessing his academic progress and potential […]

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8th graders excel in annual egg drop competition

Engineers from Fluor Corporation visited Breakthrough SJC for our second annual egg drop competition. Students had to follow strict guidelines and make sure their crafts were lightweight and creative. Fluor engineers also followed these guidelines with their own competition entry! Before the competition, engineer Felipe Delgado taught students about the different types of engineering. He […]

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