Archive for November, 2012

VAST Activities: Current Affairs Discussion

Current Events is all about exploring how society works and how we think of it. Both scholars and mentors contribute to discussions about American politics, social welfare, and media. The format of the activity allows scholars to actively participate in answering and asking questions while mentors help focus the conversation. The 2012 election might be […]

Interviewing Tjashana & Katie

Katie Torrisi and Tjashana Browne make up Team Fun!

Katie is a sophomore at Vassar and is studying to become an English teacher. Tjashana is an eighth-grader and wants to become a surgical nurse. Her favorite subject in school is math.
Both Tjashana and Katie love fashion and wearing bright colors and crazy hairstyles. Tjashana’s favorite movies […]

Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!