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Libros y Familias 2017

Every year the teachers at all three BECa schools have an event called Libros y Familia. That literally translates to “Books and Family.” We provide a day for the students of all grades and their families to come, read, and do literacy activities together. This is a way to promote literacy and bilingualism in the household.

Thanksgiving at Amigos de Jesus

I have always enjoyed Thanksgiving as a day dedicated to gathering with family and friends and eating massive amounts of amazing food. Each year I value more and more the opportunity to come together and celebrate one another as well as the effort it takes from all parties to make this day a priority.

A Day in the Life of Mr. Joe

After spending two years in the classroom, I decided to fill a different role for my third year with BECA. As the Santa Monica administrator, I take care of a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that needs to get done so that teachers can focus on teaching their students, and not have to worry about what’s going on outside their classrooms.

When It Rains, It Pours

In Honduras, it does not simply drizzle. It is either extremely hot and sunny, or it rains so hard that it feels like the sky is falling. At this moment, the latter is true. I am only half terrified as I hide in my bed and try to ignore the water intermittently leaking on my head.

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