Alhambra HS Wins School of the Year Award for Partnership at the Opening of Schools Convocation
Posted by Communications at 8/11/2016
Alhambra won the School of the Year award for Partnership at the Opening of Schools Convocation, August 3, because of its strong partnership with Grand Canyon University. Alhambra students have benefited with free after-school tutoring at the Grand Canyon Learning Lounge, dual enrollment with no tuition, and a STEM Scholar School, where students and staff participate in STEM related activities. Alhambra has Adult ESL classes, with instructors paid by GCU. Alhambra offers practicums, student teaching and interns for GCU Education students during the year and for summer school. The university started a Neighborhood Safety Initiative, providing extra police which benefits the Alhambra community. This year, 25 Alhambra students received full-ride Students Inspiring Students scholarships to GCU, paying it forward by providing Learning Lounge tutoring for our high school students.