Camden charter school grads look ahead – and behind

Originally from the Courier Post, written together with Phil Dunn article pdf CAMDEN – At LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, planning for college begins in preschool. LEAP founder Gloria Bonilla-Santiago described her ideology of promoting college from birth to graduation as “the pipeline,” and so far the plan is paying off. On Friday, the … More Camden charter school grads look ahead – and behind

Students aid in shining light on Camden park

Originally from the Courier Post CAMDEN – In a January 2012 Courier-Post article, Father Jud Weiksnar told a reporter he considered making a documentary about Von Nieda Park in Camden. Its name? “The Nation’s Most Depressing Park.” A year and a half later, however, student leaders from the Von Nieda Park Task Force at St. Anthony of Padua … More Students aid in shining light on Camden park

Summer writers’ workshop at Rutgers-Camden

Originally from the Courier Post CAMDEN – Rutgers-Camden will be hosting its 28th Annual Summer Writers’ Conference, which will include a series of free public readings on select days at 1 p.m. in the Stedman Gallery from nationally known authors, poets and editors. The Summer Writers’ Conference is an intensive program filled with readings and workshops and … More Summer writers’ workshop at Rutgers-Camden

West Deptford club helps Ronald McDonald House

Originally from the Courier Post CAMDEN – The West Deptford Junior Women’s Club paid a visit to the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey on May 27. The volunteers prepared lunch and spent time with patients. The Ronald McDonald House is a nonprofit organization that provides a home away from home for family of children who are … More West Deptford club helps Ronald McDonald House