ECT Update, Community and Class Meetings

Words of Wisdom for the Week!

“Don’t watch the clock. Do what it does and keep going.”

Sam Levenson


Youth Academy now has an Instagram account! We will be posting pictures from our adventures. Be sure to follow us @DynamyYAonIG

Extended College Tour Update

The students who are planning on attending the ECT have been busy raising the funds they need. They have been doing really well and have been working their tails off. In total they have raised $2,753 and are more than half way to their goal. Woohoo! Please help them reach their goal. Check out the details to the fundraising pasta dinner in the Upcoming Events section below.


Upcoming Events

Community Meeting

On February 3rd we will be hosting Community Meeting! It will be held at the YWCA from 3:00pm-6:00pm. This community meeting will be a little different than normal for a variety of reasons. First, we will be joined by the Hope Coalition thanks to a member of our freshmen class, Jose R. who is a part of the Hope Coalition. They will be coming to host a focus group around equity in education. Second, the president and CEO of YOUInc will be joining us because he has heard so many great things about Youth Academy and he wanted an opportunity to meet everyone! It is going to be a great time, can’t wait to see you there!

Extended College Tour Fundraiser

On February 5th a great fusion of eating and helping people will occur in the form of a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Extended College Tour. Tickets are on sale now for $15 per person. Children under the age of 12 eat free. Come and have a ton of fun while supporting the students who are going on the ECT!

Class Meetings

Class meetings are coming up the dates and times are as follows:

Monday February 8th

Fantastic Freshmen Meeting will be held at the YWCA from 3pm-5pm

Tuesday February 9th

Stupendous Sophomore Meeting will be held at the YWCA from 3pm-5pm

Wednesday February 10th

Joyous Junior Meeting will be held at 51a Cedar from 3pm-5pm

Thursday February 11th

Sophisticated Senior Meeting will be held at 51a Cedar from 3pm-5pm

Tutoring at Clark

Now is a great time to take advantage of free tutoring at Clark. Just a reminder that tutoring is mandatory for anyone with a 75 or below. Do you have a grade of 75 or below? Don’t worry; be happy because you are required to attend tutoring at Clark to get some extra help to bring that grade up! But where do I go? So glad you asked! Come to Clark University! We will be having tutoring help along with Upward Bound. Tutoring will be held in the Jonas Clark building. On Wednesdays tutoring is located in the following rooms, JC 105 (Computer Lab), JC 206 and JC 218. On Thursdays it is located in rooms JC 102 and Sackler 120. Remember that this is open to ALL of you if you need help with your homework but required of you if you are below a 75 in any class.



Remember to schedule your February advising! Be sure to schedule some time with some of the coolest advisors around! Space and times go fast so be sure to book your advising soon. Click the link below.



Riddle of the Week

This week’s riddle…

What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?


Last week’s riddle…

If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?

Answer for last week’s riddle

A secret

The answer can be found in the next blog post. Or if you figure it out, post it In the Facebook Group.





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