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Cultural Changes Lead to Positive Growth at Alternative Learning Site

At Thursday night’s Silver Spring High School Graduation at Park Avenue Learning site 46 students celebrated the completion of their high school requirements. Those 46 graduates also represented the ongoing positive changes taking place at their school. Principal Marty Matheison expressed his pleasure and gratitude the class of 2013.
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Matheison credits his staff and entire school community for the changes that take place. He also gives credit to the relationship his site has with law enforcement as Student Resource Officer Jim Amaral has been instrumental in creating the positive culture at Park Avenue.*
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Student success is the result of creating the positive culture. Most students landed at Silver Springs because of lack of success in a traditional academic setting. Many of the graduates have overcome not only academic challenges, but family, health, emotional, and social challenges as well.
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Two young mothers not included in the Silver Springs graduation count successfully passed the GED and entered college last semester as well.

Many of the graduates give credit to the teachers for their support; and graduate Daniel Nagy put it quite simply when asked how he and his classmates were able to succeed.
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Congratulations to the Silver Springs High School graduates and all graduates of Nevada Union, Bear River, and Ghidotti Early College High School’s Class of 2013.

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