Tuesday, February 22, 2011

GEAR UP At Long Beach Polytechnic School To Host Workshop Series

By Dupe Aleru|February 22, 2011|8:17 a.m.

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) will be hosting a series of workshops starting next Thursday at Polytechnic High School in Long Beach.

Come join the first workshop to be hosted on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria and teacher's dining room. Classes in English and Spanish will be available.

What are the topics to be discussed? Staying on Track for Graduation, College Entrance Requirements, Exploring College and Career Options, Importance of GPA and AP Classes, Financial Aid Options and more! 

Students whose parents attend will be eligible to receive a free GEAR UP T-shirt (if they have not done so already), and will have first priority registration for upcoming GEAR UP summer programs.  

GEAR UP programs are open to all parents of 9th grade students.  

For additional information, contact GEAR UP Coordinator, Lori Flores, at laflores@lbschools.net or call 562-591-0581 ext. 5297

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