Students at El Camino Real Academy in Santa Fe, NM, join together on March 14th, 2018, to observe 17 minutes of silence in honor of the 17 students killed in last month's school shooting in Parkland, FL. Last month, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the nation witnessed its deadliest mass school shooting since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012. In light of increasing gun violence and death tolls in schools across the country and a sober
Our site coordinators are a resourceful bunch. In addition to assessing the needs of individual students and entire schools, they establish connections with members of the community and implement supportive programming for vulnerable children.
One such program is the Girls Empowerment Group run by Site Coordinator Heather Sellers at Capital High School. The group inspires girls, ages 14 - 18 years, to recognize their own potential and face the world head-on, while paving a