Happy Reunions

The first week back has been a happy reunion of volunteers and students! It’s so heartwarming to greet students and see the big smiles on their faces when they come through the door and see the familiar setting and friendly volunteers. Settling quickly back into the VU routine, students are enjoying…

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Embracing the New Year

Many folks determine to make changes in a new year; some succeed, some don’t. VU made a big change and did so with gusto. The two nights that homework has been open in the new year in the new space brought 16 and 19 students and 11 and 12 volunteers respectively. It appears that the…

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Homework Is Not Scary

But sometimes the volunteers are a little strange. Well, only on Halloween when they dress up to make doing homework a little more fun. Nine little goblins showed up on October 31st to make sure they had all their homework and reading done before trick or treating. Kudos to them and their…

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Web of Support

At the risk of jinxing it, I have to acknowledge the fabulous run we are having at VU. We have had an average of about 14 students per day and a tremendous turnout of volunteers. Things are picking up now and students have more and more-complex homework, but they are working…

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