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Holidays Under the Stars 2020

Every year, PUENTE Learning Center hosts an annual Holidays Under the Stars celebration for our adult students and their families. In 2020, the show went on, even in these unprecedented times. Free holiday meals were provided, toys were distributed safely by social...

Back to School 2020

Bridging the Gap While distance learning isn’t ideal, we are implementing the best learning programs possible for our students The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified disparities in communities of color. As a response to the immediate needs of the community, PUENTE has...

Summer Learning Goes Virtual

PUENTE’s summer session has gone virtual this year due to Covid-19. This year more than ever, summer bridge learning helps close the achievement gap by mitigating “learning loss.” Our children’s summer camp is bringing daily STEAM-based instruction to 100...

Meet Maxwell

Maxwell is continuing his 1st grade education at PUENTE Charter School with distance learning. PUENTE lent his family a laptop because they did not have one at home. After consulting with school staff, Max’s mother Ana makes sure to set up his dedicated learning...

Meet Genesis

Earlier this year, PUENTE 1st grade student Genesis was officially re-classified from English Learner to English Proficient. “PUENTE teachers put in the time,” says Genesis’s mom, Lilian. “I trust them to find the right way for each child to learn English.” PUENTE...