NGS’s Response to Recent Shootings

May 26, 2022By NGS AdminEvents, News No Comments

May 26, 2022 On the heels of the Buffalo shooting targeting the Black community, the shooting at a Taiwanese church congregation in Southern California, and most recently the senseless deaths of 19 children and 2 teachers in the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, we are continually forced to face senseless acts of violence.  … Read More

February Sees Expansion of NGS Food Pantry Hours

February 1, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

When Next Generation Scholars first began serving under-resourced youth, we quickly realized that educational achievement did not depend solely on what took place in the classroom. We knew we had to address a more complex range of challenges in the community – from parents being unfamiliar with the college application process to broader issues such … Read More

Maria Gramajo Joins NGS as New Social Services Director

January 1, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

Our students, families and staff are thrilled to introduce our new Social Services Director, Maria Gramajo. Maria returns to NGS as a proud alumni and past Summer Academy teacher and Director of Internship Program. She was born and raised in Marin County and attended San Pedro Elementary School, Davidson Middle School and San Rafael High … Read More

25 Middle School Students Joined the Academy Program

September 1, 2021By NGS AdminNews

We are proud to announce the addition of 25 new Scholars to the program – eleven 6th graders and fourteen 7th graders. These Scholars attend nine middle schools across the county and join us after completing a rigorous application process. They start their seven-year Academy experience by exploring their interests and developing their passions through … Read More

119 Students Participated in This Year’s Summer Academy & Little Scholars programs

August 1, 2021By NGS AdminNews

119 Academy Scholars, supported by 46 staff members (lead teachers, teachers’ assistants and camp counsellors) attended last summer’s program. Our partner, The Branson School, generously offered us their campus again, providing a superb venue to prepare these young people for a new school year. Courses ranged from Microbiology for 6th graders to Electronics and 3D … Read More

Graduates Completed their Undergraduate Degrees and Move Forward

July 1, 2021By NGS AdminNews

The graduating college class of 2021 continued NGS’s strong track record of Academy graduates obtaining their undergraduate degrees within 5 years. With college now behind them, graduates have entered the workforce or are continuing their education. New pathways range from pursuing a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University to working in industries ranging from … Read More