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Reflections on SBU Summer Soccer Scholars

About two months ago, SBU student-athletes gathered out in front of the Mott Haven High School campus with tear-filled eyes and heavy hearts as they said goodbye to their friends, their teachers, and their coaches who mentored them throughout the … Continue reading

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SBU’s Summer Scholars Spend their Summer in the Classroom and on the Field

On August 10th, South Bronx United completed the second year of its Summer Soccer Scholars program.  This year, 71 students, who were entering the fifth through twelfth grades this Fall, enrolled in the program.  Nearly all of the  students participate … Continue reading

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Visiting Colleges with SBU

by Guibel Marino Going to college campuses with South Bronx United members was a great experience. The first day we went to St. John’s University located in Queens. All South Bronx United players experienced a tour around the campus and … Continue reading

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Our Summer Scholars: In Their Own Words

The South Bronx United Summer Scholars Program officially came to an end on August 12th. After four weeks of soccer, classes, and field trips galore, students in the Creative Writing and Journalism classes got a chance to reflect on their … Continue reading

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SBU Celebrates its Graduates

At the end of year Travel Program Celebration at Hostos Community College on June 18, the 2011 South Bronx United graduates were honored before heading off to college next year. The graduates included: Hector Aguilar (Lehman College), Ahmed Bagigah (Alfred … Continue reading

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What Tutoring is to me

Jallah Konneh: Tutoring is one of the most important things that happened this year because we improved in our school work, such as home-work , class work , and also quizzes and tests. Through out the year we got better … Continue reading

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Literacy Day

On May 21, South Bronx United held its first Literacy Day.  It was a tremendous success any way you look at it!  The day comprised of two components: First, youth from the U15, U17, and U19 boys travel teams read … Continue reading

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