Upward Bound Summer Program 2018
Dates: June 4 – July 12
Times: Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 12:30pm
*Breakfast will take place in the UC from 8:30-8:50am prior to class each morning*
Location: UNO Education Building
Transportation: Buses will be provided to/from UNO each day. Click here for info.
Field Trips and Special Events
Most days we will have academic classes in the mornings and college and career readiness activities after lunch. On Thursdays we will go on field trips. Please make sure that all students and parents are signed up for Remind texts as we will be communicating with you regularly during the summer. Click here to sign up.
As always, feel free to contact program advisors Robin, John, and Emma and associate directors Stephanie and Laurie if you have any questions.
We had a great time visiting NOMA with some of our seniors last week. We loved the special exhibits, especially A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes
After touring the museum we walked around the sculpture garden and ate lunch in City Park. It turned out to be a gorgeous day!
Did you know that NOMA admission is FREE for Louisiana residents on Wednesdays and free EVERY DAY for teenagers?! Go check it out and let us know what you think!
WOW look at these amazing hats! We had a blast creating art and fashion with you all last weekend. And a big thank you to Peri Levine (pictured in center) for teaching us about your designs. For anyone who missed it, Peri started her own business selling her hats in high school, and went on to receive a full-ride scholarship to Tulane. Looking forward to more hat making in the near future!
We had a great time celebrating the end of fall semester and 2017 with you all on Saturday. You are all STARS!
Enjoy your break and make some time to be productive! Here’s a good place to start for all you seniors (and juniors!) looking for scholarships: 10 Sites to Kick Off Your Scholarship Search
And if you’re looking to improve your ACT score: 7 FREE Resources for ACT/ SAT Test Prep
Wishing everyone a joyous, peaceful, and rejuvenating holiday season!