By Divya Joseph For some students a few missed assignments and a couple of bad test scores could lead to a feeling of discouragement and wanting to give up on school. Soon the assignments pile up and the test scores get lower while the discouraging voices in their heads get louder. Gerardo Soto, a then […]
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On April 20th, Visions’ student Bobby Truskey toured the CBS radio studios to get a good look at how the radio industry works. Bobby has long had an interest in radio and currently runs a bi-weekly radio show on the web. Scott Marsh, long time CBS employee, who works a variety of jobs at the […]
By Divya Joseph This March 5th onwards the day will be called Kayla Elwy Day in Clayton Calif., a small town in Contra Costa County. Elwy, a senior in Visions in Education, received this honor as a result of winning the Girl Scout Gold Award. This is the highest award in Girl Scouting. This award […]
By Divya Joseph It isn’t often one finds a child that lights up over getting a graphing calculator for Christmas but Tanishq Abraham, a former Visions in Education student, is no ordinary child. He started taking college classes at American River College at age seven, the youngest person to attend since the school began keeping […]
Laughter, joyous chattering and little feet frolicking through carnival style games were the sounds heard at this year’s Visions In Education Harvest Festival events. The two day event was hosted in Pleasant Hill and Fair Oaks. More than 500 students and parents attended the Pleasant Hill event and nearly 1000 came to the event at […]