FS-BGSA-Newsletter May 2015-2

FS-BGSA-Newsletter May 2015-3

College Acceptances – We are excited to share that 10 of our Cohort 1 students have been accepted to a four-year University for Fall 2015! Our remaining Cohort 1 students are on the Community College route and are enrolling for Summer/Fall 2015 soon!

On May 3rd, both of our Cohorts were honored at the 11th Annual First Star Celebration for Children’s Rights at the Skirball Cultural Center!

Upcoming Events – Social Workers and Caregivers

  • Cohort 1 = High School Seniors
  • Cohort 2 = High School Freshman
  • May 30th, Saturday – Cohort 1 Program Graduation, UCLA Campus 4:00pm-7:00pm. Guardians/Caregivers/Family members, PLEASE bring your student to the UCLA campus because shuttles will NOT be provided to UCLA for this event.

Following the BGSA Graduation at 7pm, shuttles will be provided for Cohort 1 students FROM UCLA to Dave and Buster’s for Cohort 1’s BGSA “Grad Night” from 7:00pm-10:00pm on the same day. The Cohort 1 students will be shuttled home from Dave and Buster’s. This event is optional for Cohort 2, and if they would like to attend, would need transportation from a caregiver/guardian for the Graduation ceremony.

  • June 20th, Saturday – Cohort 2 Mandatory Caregiver/Student Summer Orientation. UCLA Campus 9am-1pm

FS-BGSA-Newsletter May 2015-1Cohort 2 students MUST be accompanied to the UCLA campus by their Caregiver/Guardian for this event. We will go over our Summer Academy plans, register for OFL and UniCamp and will be able to answer any questions you may have. Once again, a Caregiver/Guardian for the student MUST attend this event!

Yolanda Wright, Program Director: ywright@saonet.ucla.edu       Evan Sotelo, Assistant Director: esotelo@saonet.ucla.edu

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