Category Month: April 2016

Over 35 colleges and universities participate in annual college fair

8th Annual College Fair was a huge success! A total of 38 colleges and 1 alternative program attended, a record so far. StreetSquashers applied their lessons learned about professional introductions, and learned a ton about the schools present. I heard great comments from the colleges - "did you prep them? They were so professional" and...
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Juniors raise over $76,000 to support StreetSquash programming

On Sunday, April 10th, over 150 junior players and supporters congregated at the SL Green StreetSquash Center for the 6th Annual StreetSquash Jr. Cup. The tournament kicked off promptly at 9:00 am, though some ambitious students arrived as early as 8 o'clock to warm up before their big matches. We had teams represented from all over...
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1st Annual Peer Mentoring Tournament

This past Friday we held the First Annual Peer Mentoring Squash Tournament! Never having organized a squash tournament before, Nnemoma and I didn't quite know what to expect--however, the event turned out to be a great success. After checking in and having some snacks, pairs headed down to the courts to warm up. Mentors and mentees...
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Team Trips!

Gabby, Nnemoma, Madeleine, and I took 20 9th graders to Ramapo for Children this weekend! We did a ton of team-bonding games, a low ropes course, went on a hike, competed in iron chef with camp-style ingredients (tortillas, marshmallows, chocolate chips, peanut butter, apples, etc.), played some campfire games, along with volleyball, soccer, double dutch,...
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