Our Stories

11th Grade Scholars Spend Spring Break on Annual College Tour

Fifteen FLOC 11th grade Scholars took advantage of their week off from school to join myself and two other FLOC staff members on a five-day college tour. During the week, we visited six schools and traveled through five states....

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David and Linda: When Potential and Opportunity Meet at FLOC

Click on the link to view FLOC's new video - David and Linda: When potential and opportunity meet at FLOC.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW6HI387Yfg...

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A Great Day to Learn Something New: A Wednesday at Tubman Elementary

The day was cloudy and gray, but once we arrived at Tubman Elementary School I felt like everything had brightened up. The blue and green hallways were covered by colorful drawings and art pieces made by students. In a few minutes, the kids got out...

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The Language of Mathematics

As anyone that works with students will tell you, it’s not always about what you teach them, but the things that they teach you. This spring, FLOC staff has been working hard enrolling and placing more students and tutors into our programs for the spring semester....

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April E-Newsletter

See what's happening at FLOC this month!...

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10th Grade Scholars Make Connections

Each year around this time, FLOC partner College Summit organizes a Career Week, bringing professionals from the community into high school classrooms and after-school workshops to share their journeys through high school, college, and the world of work. ...

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Join Us at Our Annual Beyond the Classroom Fundraising Luncheon

For Love of Children (FLOC) would like to invite you to our annual Beyond the Classroom Fundraising Luncheon on Thursday, May 1, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. This inspiring event brings FLOC friends, new and old, together to hear from FLOC students, families, volunteers, and board members about the...

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Middle School Scholars Lead Career Cluster Fair

Middle school students in the Scholars Program have been investigating a wide range of professional fields and jobs, culminating in an exciting Career Cluster Fair. For two weeks, the Scholars worked in teams to create colorful and informative posters about the specific career clusters they...

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Meet Judith Blagrove

Judith first heard about FLOC while she was at her work at a bank, and a customer asked to have her FLOC background check forms notarized. After talking with her for a while, Judith could notice her excitement to work with FLOC students....

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Meet Tewabech: A Self-Determined and Artistic Scholar at FLOC

Upon first interaction, Tewabech doesn’t strike you as a typical high school student. She’s reading George Orwell’s 1984 a second time for fun – this time outside of class to get more meaning out if it. If for some reason you needed ceramic carving tools, Tewabech could...

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