Meet Noah, a Teaching Fellow From the Summer of 2018

Noah Michaud, a student at Tufts University, taught 7th grade Literature at Drexel University this summer.  Donate Now! Over the course of the summer, we learned not only about his passion for educational equity but also about how he would like to create educational...

Higher Standards and Esteem

Meet Jaelyn Brown, a rising 9th grader who will be attending West Nottingham Academy, a private boarding school in Maryland in the fall, with plans to study nursing in the future. Donate Now! “Before Breakthrough I attended a school with low standards. A place...

Breakthrough Tag Sale!

Thank you to our Board members and community supporters for their contributions and hard work to make this a successful day. Special thanks to Peggy Greenawalt and Karren DeSeve for their time and innovative commitment!      ...
Are You Smarter than a Breakthrough Student?

Are You Smarter than a Breakthrough Student?

This year’s Are You Smarter than a Breakthrough Student? was an amazing night where Breakthrough students and guests had the chance to sit and dine with each other over a fun night of trivia. Here are some photos from the event!...

Introducing This Summer’s Teaching Fellows

Maria Cortez Lopez is coming from St. Louis to teach Literature for 7th and 8th graders at our Germantown Friends site this summer!  Where do you go to school and when do you plan to graduate? I am a rising junior at Washington University in St. Louis and expect to...
Chasing Success In & Out Of The Classroom!

Chasing Success In & Out Of The Classroom!

“I enjoy running because it helps me clear my mind, and I love that Breakthrough allows me to do different things outside of my studies,” says Caprice, an 8th grader at Wissahickon Charter School who will be attending Parkway Center City High School in the fall....

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