Archive for the Student Work Category

Summer Career Academy Underway

Summer Career Academy Underway

After graduations are out of the way and the school year has ended, PYO summer workforce training begins to heat up. Our annual “summer school” that teaches teenagers real-world workplace skills that prepare them for internships begins June 19 and runs through June 28 at ReCity. The

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Yearlong Interns Scoring High on Evaluations

Yearlong Interns Scoring High on Evaluations

This past year’s school time changes requiring high school students to start and end the school day later forced PYO to make changes to our internship programming. Up until this past school year students were released early enough to work professional internships during the work week whose

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Senior Projects Added to Scholarship Process

Senior Projects Added to Scholarship Process

To help students to reflect and recognize their involvement with PYO over the years, for the first time ever, the organization tasked graduating seniors to document their experiences through some form of artistic medium. This could be a poem describing their internship, a song to their mentor,

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Academic Alert: Steady Wins the Race

Academic Alert: Steady Wins the Race

P.Y.O. ACADEMIC ALERT! 2016-2017 Theme:  Steady Wins the Race! PYO Parent Information: There will be no school on Tuesday, November 8th due to a DPS Teacher Workday and no school on Friday, November 11th due to a DPS Holiday (Veteran’s Day). The North Carolina School of Science

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About PYO: Video Series

About PYO: Video Series

Julissa Giselle Recity

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Winter Service Learning Partnerships

Winter Service Learning Partnerships

Pulley Watson and durham community friends ship holiday stockings to the troops PYO and Pulley Watson King & Lischer wants to thank the community for its generosity and help in filling over 300 stockings that were shipped on December 5th to troops serving overseas and away from

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PYO Students And The Political Process

PYO Students And The Political Process

Two PYO students share how their experience changed their view on the political process This story was originally written on Democracy Summer This week we wanted to get a sense of how younger voters envision their future role in the political process. We spoke with two of

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Graduation

Graduation

Guest Post: Trina Aiken, graduating senior of PYO When I think about graduation I have a mix of emotion. I am so excited that high school is over but then I think “high school is really over” and I get sad. I am going to miss going to

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Students Explain “Why PFY?”

Jovia at Work at the Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute at NCCU Proving Myself Raleshia Douglas, PFY freshman mentor at Durham Technical Communty College Partners for Youth has changed the way I think about academics as a student. Back in my freshman year, I really wasn’t into anything academic

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Poetry Slam Pieces

I am Navy Blue I am Navy blue, like the ocean at night The lone wolf who is always concerned about others I am the one who loves hanging out with friends The one who gives advice like “let it go” or “I’m here for you” even

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