June 6th, 2020 Dear NMC Members and partners in mission, This past week, our school leaders have shared their anger, disappointment, hope, and resiliency in the ongoing fight against systemic racism and oppression that has plagued our great nation for generations. The NativityMiguel Coalition stands with our member schools and all who fight for a more just world. With 98% of our students and families identifying as people of color, our member schools serve communities that have been historically under-resourced and underrepresented. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery reignited the humanitarian unrest not just in our [...]
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June 5, 2020Dear NativityMiguel Community, The last few months have been a time of increased anxiety and stress for all of us as we manage our lives in light of the coronavirus pandemic. We are mourning the deaths of over 100,000 Americans who have lost their lives to this disease, and countless others who have lost their jobs and financial security. More recently, our attention has been drawn to the horrific acts of violence perpetrated by police officers toward the African American community. We are particularly saddened by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmad Arbery, and the many others who [...]
Two years ago, a volunteer came to NativityMiguel to share her knowledge of science with the students of NativityMiguel during the after-school hours of the extended school day. The volunteer, who also happens to be a full time science teacher at a local high school, had a vision to sponsor our students and have them participate and compete with other students in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science program (PJAS). The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) is a statewide organization of junior and senior high school students designed to stimulate and promote interest in science among its members through the [...]