New GEAR UP Parent Advisory Boards Created at Each High School
As a result of the two student/parent out-of-state college tours that GEAR UP sponsored last year, a number of parents have become more interested in supporting GEAR UP. Some of them have been meeting occasionally for meetings they’re calling, “Sip and Chat.”
January Student Spotlight: Jase Valle
Jase Valle, a junior at Fairchild Wheeler Magnet High School, is the perfect representation of a model GEAR UP student. With a 3.6 GPA and straight A’s in all his courses, Jase is a young man who is ready to attend a four-year university.
Saturday Academy S.A.T. Prep Program Second Session Starts in February
Session II of the SAT Prep class on Saturdays begins February 6 and runs through May 21. The class meets at the University of Bridgeport School of Business (corner of Park and University Avenues) from 9:00-12:00 and students must be signed up through their Academic Advisors.