Meet Sidney, the newest intern to join the OFL Marketing team! A recent OFL graduate, Sidney’s alma mater is continuing to help positively shape his future. Here is what he has to say about his time working for OFL.
Summer school offers a great opportunity to retake a class for a better grade, catch up on credits, or take a fun elective. However, many students don’t like the idea of losing opportunities to travel, work a summer job, or play on with a sports team. Opportunities For Learning’s FREE summer school program offers all of the above opportunities without sacrificing the freedoms of summer. Below are just a few of the benefits OFL offers.
The safety and welfare of our students and staff is our highest priority. We recently completed testing of the drinking water at all OFL locations and are happy to announce that final results are within safe limits as established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Victoria lives and breathes creativity. As a child, she developed a love for books and found herself being swept away to different places and times, going on amazing adventures with the writers. Ridley Pearson’s The Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark, in particular, inspired her desire to give those types of written experiences to other people. Throughout school, […]
Today we are honored to bring you personal advice from a guest blogger, Brenda R., a proud OFL Alum. Brenda was a member of the OFL Class of 2015 and a graduation speaker. She is currently attending Cal State Los Angeles, majoring in Kinesiology, while also interning in the marketing department for Education Management Systems […]
OFL Alumni Ashley can tell you from experience that the popular saying, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” is true. She is a talented makeup artist who has evolved into a communications professional for one of the trendiest makeup lines in the world. Currently, Ashley is serving as the Social Media Manager for […]
Spring is in full swing and June is fast approaching which means graduation season is here. Last year the state of California graduated 397,871 seniors and that number is only expected to rise this year. Students all over the US will be getting their diploma and entering a new chapter of their lives. As commencement […]
For this post we interviewed Carolyn Candela, who is the new Community Garden Specialist at Pathways In Education. When she was younger, Carolyn did a bit of gardening with her father—mostly planting flowers, tomatoes, and different herbs. But it wasn’t until seven years ago, when she started volunteering at a school garden, that she discovered […]
A special guest post from OFL science teacher Charlene Morales. The greatest thing that science teaches our students is that they never have to grow up. They never have to stop asking why; they never lose their sense of wonder and curiosity. Curiosity is what drives us to ask questions, and science enables us to […]
School counselors and teachers have long emphasized the importance of involvement in school activities. From entering high school to senior year, the extracurricular activities students join play a pivotal role in the college application process, now more than ever. Extracurricular activities provide high school students the opportunity to develop skills beyond or outside those acquired […]