March 2018 Newsletter

Our High School students are career ready! Retired businessman, Bob Jablonski, and Firewall’s Executive Director, Andy Fernandez, visited our 3 High School Centers and did a 2 week series where they shared tips on how to search for and secure a job. This series ended with students participating in mock interviews in front of their[…]

February 2018 Newsletter

For Valentine’s Day, our students and mentors gave handmade cards to over 400 residents at three different elderly care centers with the help of Heart2Heart Outreach of South Florida. Leading up to Valentine’s Day, all of our Firewall students were taught that they can love others by serving them, so they created personalized cards to[…]

November 2017 Newsletter

This month, we would like to highlight two service projects that our students participated in as well as our successful Firewall Family Dinner event! Operation Christmas Child ‘Wrap-Up’ For the second year in a row, all 500+ Firewall students participated in the Operation Christmas Child Project. They packed and sent out 113 shoeboxes filled with[…]

October 2017 Newsletter

This month, we were recognized for a prestigious award and formed a new partnership in our community to provide the best for our students. We Won the AmeriCorps Rising Star Award! After our first year as an AmeriCorps program, we were presented with Volunteer Florida’s Rising Star Award at their 2016 – 2017 Awards Ceremony[…]

August 2017 Newsletter

The 2017 – 2018 school year is officially underway! This week, we welcomed returning and new students at our Centers and are excited for what the year has in store. Before the school year began, we had a very successful mentor training and partnered with Calvary Chapel Plantation to get our students ready for school![…]

July 2017 Newsletter

Summer 2017 has been a great one for Firewall. We successfully launched three summer programs, and we also won a community award! Our Summer Program was a Blast! In the last month, we served over 100 students through our three summer programs! Incoming 6th and 7th graders reviewed math, science, and language arts skills, and[…]

June 2017 Newsletter

The school year is officially over and our summer programs have begun! Here are some end-of-year announcements and a recap on our annual awards ceremony. Three Summer Programs!  Firewall doesn’t end when the school year does. This week, we launched summer programs at Lauderhill 6-12 School, Pompano Beach Middle School, and the Orange Park Community[…]