Out of School and Back to School

Well, this past year has been a whirlwind! Online classes, virtual graduations, the Summer Enrichment camp being cancelled – too much has happened to keep up with! One way we have been able to keep up is through our public social media page and private group on Facebook – our…

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Chat with the Counselor-In-Residence

JoAnne Ruffa

In our second of this month’s interviews, Counselor-In-Residence Joanne Ruffa talks about recent JL developments and the changes she’s seen over 10 years with the program. Alumni Council Member: You’ve been involved with JL for 15 years now! What are some ways in which you’ve seen the program grow and…

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Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Brown ’95

Spotlight - Jennifer Brown

A former climber from JL’s first graduating class, Jenny Brown (pictured far left), talked earlier this month with a member of the Alumni Council about her past adventures and plans for the future. Alumni Council Member: In a nutshell, where have you been and what have you been up to…

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Calling all Alumni

Greetings Fellow JL Alumni You may have recently been contacted by Ray Googe, Grayson Chinn, or Bekinwari Idoniboye to complete your profile for the Jacob’s Ladder Alumni Database. Please check your email and Facebook messages to see if you received a message from one of them. In the event that…

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Where have they been? Where are they now?

Jacob’s Ladder – as many of our loyal supporters know – strives to provide opportunities for gifted, at-risk students during their formative years between fourth and eighth grade. What is not as well-known is that we try to keep up with our former Climbers after they graduate our program and…

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The Alumni Climb

Rayas and Kaine

A newsletter for Jacob’s Ladder Alumni is now available. With stories, updates, and photos about the Alumni Climbers of Jacob’s Ladder, The Alumni Climb will keep you up-to-date on your fellow Climbers (where are they now? what’s been going on? who’s in the news?) and will build camaraderie among this…

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