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Victory! Alexandria Higher Achievement Scholars Get Precious Field Time Thanks to you

higher_achievement_victoryWay to go Team ACTion Alexandria! Thanks to you, we raised $1,000 for Higher Achievement, enough to send 90 Alexandria scholars on 4 well-deserved field trips!

Field trips are critical to the success of Higher Achievement scholars. They are able to build relationships with mentors, interact with the community outside the center, and feel recognized and celebrated for their academic achievement.

This success wouldn't have been possible without a $500 match from the RunningBrooke Fund, Read more »

This Week: Reward 90 Alexandria Higher Achievement Scholars

End Date: Wed, 09/21/2011 - 11:59pm
Send 90 Higher Achievement scholars to the field!

Help reward Alexandria Higher Achievement scholars with some hard-earned fun and recognition.

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"Running to raise awareness and to raise money for the at-risk children and families of Alexandria."

For more information about the Running Brooke Fund, visit: http://www.runningbrooke.com/about.html

Higher Achievement's Olympics of the Mind

Event Date

Friday, July 29, 2011 - 9:00am
Event Location
George Washington Middle School 1005 Mount Vernon Ave Alexandria, VA 22301-1707

Partner with a Higher Achievement staff member to lead groups of scholars in Brain-Quest, Math Bowl or Field Game competitions. Various shifts including: Morning session – 9:00-11:30am, Lunch – 12:30-1:15pm, Afternoon session – 12:45-2:45pm. Competition held at George Washington Middle School at 1005 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1707

4th Annual Bubbles & Bluegrass

Event Date

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Event Location
Lord Fairfax House (private home) 607 Cameron Street

Give Back Alexandria invites you to join us for our 4th Annual Bubbles & Bluegrass, a philanthropic, live music, giving back kind of event. Read more »