Is it possible to have civil, even friendly conversations about current events these days? Oasis instructors say so in Rochester, Los Angeles and Washington where discussions are flourishing.
Tutoring gave retired journalist Aaron Epstein an idea that has blossomed into a school newspaper, written by young reporters eager to learn the tricks of the trade.
At 52, volunteer Donna Aubinoe launched a new career in nutrition. Now she teaches kids about eating healthy and how to watch out for added sugar in foods.
“I donate twice a year during each of the major fundraisers because I love Oasis,” says Joyce Siegel of Rockville, MD. “I see how phenomenally the programs have grown and I want this momentum to continue.”
Given that MCPS schools are already closed on Monday, February 15 due to the holiday, we will make our own decision regarding weather-related closures for Monday classes. We will post a decision on this site regarding Monday morning classes by 8:00 am; we will post a decision regarding Monday afternoon classes by 11:00 am.