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Every day brings a new opportunity for Say Yes Guilford to create new partnerships and serve more families. We invite you to keep up with our services, workshops, events and successes.

Say Yes Guilford Awards $1.1 Million in Scholarships

Say Yes Guilford Awards $1.1 Million in Scholarships

Say Yes Guilford awarded more than $1.1 million in scholarships to GCS graduates in the 2021-22 school year. Scholarship awards totaled $1,144,442 including last-dollar tuition awards and opportunity grants to 742 students attending North Carolina public institutions and partner private institutions.

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Free Tutoring for GCS Students

Free Tutoring for GCS Students

Say Yes Guilford is proud to again offer our Free Virtual Tutoring Program to Guilford County Schools’ students. The tutoring is free and open to any GCS student in kindergarten through 5th grade. Parents can register online now at sayyesguilford.org. Tutoring begins September 20.

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Virtual and In-Person Tutoring Yields Big Gains for GCS Students

Virtual and In-Person Tutoring Yields Big Gains for GCS Students

Say Yes Guilford tutors spent more than 4000 hours working one-on-one with Guilford County Schools’ students over the 2020-21 school year in an effort to combat learning loss experienced by the COVID-19 pandemic. They served more than 200 students at 45 elementary and 13 middle schools. Additionally, GCS high schoolers earned more than 1400 service-learning hours tutoring younger students.

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