La Paloma after school program honored
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Issue 43, Volume 16.
The director of San Diego County Office of Education’s (SDCOE) Extended Learning
Programs Unit, Jess Martinez, speaks at an Open House held to recognize La Paloma School’s After School Education and Safety (ASES) program being one of five Lights On After School programs in the county honored for being exceptional. La Paloma’s program is run by Ashley Westbrook, center, at the Fallbrook Community Center where the event took place. SDCOE After School Education and Safety Program assistant Christine Carrera, left, stands next to the proclamation honoring the program. Deputy Luis Pena, left, and “McGruff” the Crime Dog pose with La Paloma kindergartner Matthew Salek during the open house held for the schools ASES program. Members of the sheriff’s department regularly visit the students after school to encourage them to be safe. La Paloma principal Chad McGough speaks to the families and guests about the good job the community center is doing with the students in ASES. La Paloma School students Julissa Aguilera, left, and Nathalie Celis welcome everyone to an Open House at the Fallbrook Community Center on Oct. 18, Julissa speaking in English and Nathalie in Spanish. Participants in La Paloma's ASES perform a dance during the program's open house which included a dinner of salad, chili and cornbread made and served by the students, a slideshow of all their activities in the program and an anti-bullying presentation.
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