Thoughts from Will, June 2021

Lessons Learned After Operating a School During a Pandemic Will Yeiser, FBRA Co-Founder & Executive Director   WE MADE IT!!!  As the last group of 8th grade students left campus with their families on the evening of June 4th, 2021 after our final graduation event, I finally was able to repeat these words and internalize…

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Student Livestreaming Through the Pandemic

Jen Horschman, FBRA Girls Director   Giving students the opportunity to speak, perform, and present in front of others is an important aspect of FBRA’s program. This COVID year propelled creative solutions for students to exhibit what they have learned through video recording and live streaming. While not quite the same as “in person” events,…

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Read and React – Reopening School During a Pandemic

Will Yeiser, Executive Director & Co-Founder I never imagined I would hear the words “reopen school during a pandemic” in my lifetime.  There was no course in graduate school at Harvard or class during my teacher training with Teach for America to prepare me for this kind of scenario.  Rather, it required relying upon an…

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