Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Seniors Create Ceremony Around College Applications
The graduating class of WHEELS, an EL Mentor School, held a march on Wednesday to celebrate the class of 2012 as they mailed off college applications. The parade garnered plenty of media attention and well-wishers, including NYC DOE Chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott.
From NY1, a video: Washington Heights Community Applauds College Applicants
From The New York Times: A Procession to the Post Office, Carrying Envelopes Full of Hope
From the blog, GothamSchools: With great fanfare, WHEELS seniors mail college applications
From The NYC Department of Education website: Students March to Mail in College Apps
And, en Espanol: Estudiantes latinos de WHEELS aplican para la universidad