Just wanted to give a HUGE thank you to Cami Brumburgh of NNIS Computer Repair for her amazing donation of TONS of classroom supplies for local Tracy, CA teachers. I have them out (95 W. 11th Street, Suite 203) for our “Adopted” teachers to come and grab what they […]
Teachers Joan Juarez (with her kids!) and Tori Klug from North Elementary School in Tracy, CA went with me on a shopping SPREE yesterday to Staples in Tracy for school supplies. Great fun! ForCarol.com had gotten an extra $60.00 in donations and Tori and Joan jumped at the […]
Note: Caitlin Dong was the first recipient of the Carol Phan College Scholarship. She is now attending U.C. Berkeley. Thank you, Caitlin, for this update and the kind words at the end of your blog entry. You rock! 🙂 — Sitting here, I realized that I am about […]
Fun video from Pacific….enjoy watching how engineering students design then test their cardboard boats. Why UOP? My daughter Kristen (Soph) and lifelong friend Alison (Frosh) go there! 🙂 – – Drive Safe! Never Forget.
I read an article in National Geographic this month about the complexities of the teenage brain. The entire story can be read there, but, I’ll quote a bit of it here. It is a VERY good article, and very appropriate to this web site’s message! Beautiful Brains Moody. […]
Lori showed me this link on the University of the Pacific web site. In there, UOP (Pacific) states that Payscale.com has ranked Pacific graduates as #5 in salary potential among tons of California universities. We (I say, we, because Kristen goes to UOP) even beat Berzerkely and Cal […]
NEW: SHARES is now part of eScrip If you shop at Save Mart, help us help YOUR kids afford college! Go to the eScrip page for Save Mart and sign up (I gave them my cell phone number). Super simple! When you shop at Save Mart, […]
I thought it would be cool to compile a little list of things to do around Tracy. I asked a few friends and here is what they said: Cynthia: “having coffee at Baristas & relaxing over good conversation (: “ Monique: ” id have to say going to our fabulous […]
UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong Just as high school freshmen attend orientation, so do college freshmen. I attended freshman orientation for UC Berkeley in the middle of June. Everyone abbreviated and referred to orientation as CalSO (Cal Student Orientation). I just learned the other week that […]
My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed Submitted by: Caitlin Dong When I was little, I dreamed of being a prima ballerina. After all, what little girl doesn’t dream of becoming someone who is beautiful and graceful, like a ballerina? I always envied the older girls, who […]
Read Caitlin’s application essay here. ForCarol.com congratulates Caitlin Dong, Tracy High IB student with a 4.52 GPA(!!!), for being the winner of the $1000 2011 Carol Phan College Scholarship! 🙂 Caitlin submitted an outstanding essay (“My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed”) describing her passion for dance, […]
Kelcie (Tracy High senior) submitted an essay describing her passion for painting for her application for the $1000 Carol Phan College Scholarship. Kelcie gave us permission to share some of her paintings with you. Enjoy! Drive Safe! Never Forget.