Spotlight: Drama at Martha Washington

  Spotlight: Drama at Martha WashingtonToday we're focusing on one of our drama programs! Leah Banks and Katie Calcado, sophomores from Drexel, have been leading a drama program at the Martha Washington Elementary ACE program for over a year.
 
The drama program at Martha Washington is popular, with over 20 students in attendance each week.   With support from the ACE...

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Recent Events Wrap-Up and Upcoming Trainings

We've been having a lot of great events recently - did you catch the photos on our Facebook page? 

On Saturday, January 19, ASAP students and families celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a wonderful Family Chess Day event at the African American Museum. Pictures here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151332662977211.48767...

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Spotlight: ASAP's Elementary Chess League

It's midway through January, and the regular season chess league matches are winding down while competition for the chess championships is heating up! Your loyal blogger took a trip out to Sheppard Elementary school yesterday to bring you the latest on the last elementary-level chess match of the season. In addition to hosts Sheppard, teams from...

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The Chess Queen of Katwe, Uganda, Visits 9Queens!

 Today we have a guest post from our Chess Support Coordinator, Dyresha Harris, about a fantastic event ASAP hosted last Saturday.

The Chess Queen of Katwe, Uganda, Visits 9Queens!

"On Saturday, December 1, Phiona Mutesi, 3-time Women’s Junior Chess Champion of Uganda spoke to a rapt audience of about 45 aspiring girl chess-players, parents, and coaches about her incredible journey from the s...

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Upcoming ASAP Trainings

ASAP is always looking for new club leaders! Remember, if you want to start a club in your neighborhood, you can fill out a form at http://phillyasap.org/volunteerForm.aspx. General volunteer trainings are ongoing and are followed by an initiative-specific training. Upcoming dates for those are:
Debate, 11/8, 5-7 at the University of...

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Dec
19

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Dec
19

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dec
20

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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