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Fall 2022 High School Programs

Each program description includes a link to the registration form when applicable.

Math Academy

The Math Academy provides support for high school Onward We Learn students who feel less confident in their math coursework. Our goal is to ensure that each student has a chance to practice key foundational skills to become more successful math students, problem-solvers, and critical thinkers. Instructors will split the groups up based on need for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 skills. They will also provide individualized learning opportunities, engage the students in teamwork, and incorporate hands-on math activities. Additionally, we will provide test prep support with practice (P)SAT/SAT examples, strategies for breaking down the prompt, and answering multiple choice questions more effectively. 

Program dates: Saturdays, Oct. 1 – Dec. 10 (*NO program on Nov. 26) 

Program times: 9 a.m. – noon 

Program location: Central High School, 70 Fricker St., Providence 

Grades: 9 – 12 

Notes: Morning snack and transportation will be provided.

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Writing Academy

The Writing Academy is designed to help build foundational skills in grammar, sentence structure, and organization of thoughts. Students will work on how to make sure they are answering a prompt correctly, how to edit and revise work, and express written thoughts more clearly. Additionally, we will provide basic test prep support for the SAT exam as well as skills for completing college and career applications successfully.   

Program dates: Saturdays, Oct. 1 – Dec. 10 (*NO program on Nov. 26) 

Program times: 9am – 12pm 

Program location: JSEC: Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex, 182 Thurbers Ave, Providence 

Grades: 11 and 12 

Notes: Morning snacks and transportation will be provided.

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College Application Tutoring

We are providing individualized support for our 11th and 12th graders in any stage of the college application process. This includes filling out the Common App, developing an essay, answering supplemental questions, completing scholarships, and more! Please use the links below to begin scheduling time with one of our certified educators for support: 

  • Kelly Corrigan: Email for individualized scheduling options 
  • Check in with your advisor to learn more about workshops and programs that will be provided throughout the year. 

*Contact Al Pari (apari@onwardwelearn.org) if you need any assistance with finding alternative times that work best for your schedule.