From SJC to NYC, Breakthrough Student Shares Her Experience

Aide Najera is a freshman at Barnard College, an all-women’s liberal arts school with a unique partnership with Columbia University. As a first generation student, going to college out-of-state and away from her family was challenging; however, Aide is making the most out of her college experience and enjoying the journey. Aide has been a […]

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Breakthrough Visits the Bowers Museum

On Saturday, several of our Breakthrough families took a trip to the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. The museum provided us with a guided tour of the exhibit Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley. The tour was led by two docents who were knowledgeable and shared interesting facts about Shackleton’s […]

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MUN and GLOW Kick Off the Start of Their Second Year with Breakthrough

Our partnerships with St. Margaret’s Model United Nations (MUN) student-run club and the nonprofit Global GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) began in the fall of 2016 and just kicked off again for the 2017-2018 school year. MUN supports our students in developing skills in public speaking, interpersonal communication, and critical thinking to ensure that they […]

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