Canopy NEWS

Stories to inform and inspire!

As Canopy continues to grow, check this blog for news, events and information as we expand our tutoring and STEM programs to improve lives and strengthen community.

February Stories from Canopy

A fun way to learn about the environment is to make slime! To begin their recent science experiment, students learned about carbon and algae. Carbon is a gas that helps the Earth hold heat from the Sun. Too much carbon is making the Earth’s temperature warm up too much, causing climate change. Scientists are finding algae might be able to help – it absorbs carbon to make oxygen, and is found all over the world in places like oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Students then made slime, mixing together glue, saline solution, and baking soda.

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Introducing the CLIMATE CHALLENGE!

Canopy Scholars are having fun & working hard! Students are working one-on-one with tutors who look like them, share similar cultural experiences, and who can be role models. In addition to homework, tutors are engaging students in a new project this year - the...

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Celebrate Canopy Scholars at Bloom!

Saturday, June 3 | 11:30 am! You are invited to our Bloom Lunch, where we will recognize and celebrate the Canopy Scholars community: our scholars and their families, volunteers, and supporters! It’s an opportunity to connect and learn about what makes Canopy...

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What We’re Building in 2023

At Canopy Scholars, we are building a relational culture for students and parents and tutors.  To do this well, we're creating a living document of values and practices to be the framework for this relational culture. A living document is one we can update and keep...

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A Toast to Summer!

On a hot August day, kids ate popsicles and parents enjoyed fun conversations. We discussed what it's like coming to America as immigrants, connecting with friends, and finding places that are welcoming. As the conversation moved out into the courtyard, parents...

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Canopy in the summer