Today’s Class: September 15, 2017

Today’s Life Skills class introduced the protocol for future classes

as well as listening to the experiences of 5 Hope High School seniors who were part of the Hope Life Skills class during their Junior year at Hope.

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Mr Cronin introduces today’s guests as well as explaining the Life Skills class protocol for welcoming guests to the class.

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As students learned today, we rise in an expression of respect each time a guest enters our classroom to be followed by each student welcoming our guest with a firm handshake, eye contact, a smile and a personal greeting like ‘Hi, my name is Raul’ and  ‘thanks for coming to our class’ or ‘welcome to Hope!

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(left to right) Aimon Foreman, Imani Turner, Mohamadou Mbaye and Sara Jackson share their stories in Hope Life Skills.

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Yael Torres shares the story of his paid summer internship at CVS Health in supply chain management.

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Sara spoke about her experience as a paid intern in a Providence bookstore. Here Sara introduces several children’s books to a customer interested in finding a book for his young daughter.

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Imani, in the center of this photo in the green dress, spoke about her experience representing the Hope Life Skills class at the National Youth Leadership Forum on CSI and Law in Washington, D.C. this summer. Over 400 high school students from all over the world joined Imani for conversations and mock investigations and trials using the latest forensic experiences in this week long conversation.

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Aimon spoke about her paid summer internship at the corporate offices of CVS Health, a 180 billion dollar company located in Woonsocket, RI. Hope Life Skills students compete in an interview process for internships in computer programming, pharmacy, store management, supply chain management and graphic design during the summer following their Junior year Life Skills class.

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Yael Torres spoke about his internship in supply chain management highlighted by his meeting with CVS Health CEO, Larry Merlo, in Mr Merlo’s executive office.

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Photo of Aimon and Yael as well as two other Hope Life Skills students, Fernando Perez (brown suit) and Jose Orellana (blue suit) who were part of the Life Skills internship program and continue to work summers at CVS.  This photo was taken in in the CVS Health cafeteria. Fernando’s internship was in computer programming while Jose’s internship was in pharmacy. Sitting across the table from the Hope team is Matt Lague, their mentor at CVS.










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