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Mexican American Student Services

Mexican American Student Services | 3645 E. Pima St., Tucson, AZ 85716 (Catalina HS: AERO Bldg-Upper Level) | (520) 232-8566 | Email Us

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¡Adelante! - September 30


Event Flier (in PDF) |  Register Online

When: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: University of Arizona, César E. Chávez Building, 1110 James E. Rogers Way

  • College and Career readiness for K-12 Latino families
  • Learn how Tucson Unified School District can help you and your children succeed at school, and prepare for college.
  • Obtain valuable information to improve your family and daily life.
  • Childcare and translation services available.

Se acerca la conferencia anual para padres y estudiantes "Adelante", aproveche la oportunidad de poder ayudar a su hijo a llegar a la Universidad!! Lo esperamos el sábado 30 de septiembre desde las 8:30am a la 1:00pm. Habrá desayuno para toda la familia, guardería para sus hijos y servicios de traducción. Para inscribirse y obtener más información llame a la oficina de Servicios a Estudiantes México Americanos al 225-3880.

Mexican American Heritage Month - September 15th - October 15th
Mexican American Student Services will be presenting an array of educational and enriching activities at Catalina High School during Mexican American Heritage Month. For more information, see the Heritage Month Flier (in PDF).

September 15, Friday - Opening Ceremony (Football Field)

Guest Presenter: Miguel Flores
Member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Tohono O'odham Nation. Provides Spiritual Leadership and Traditional medicine for the Tohono O'odham and Yaqui. His goal is to provide Native and Latino men, women and youth in developing healthy and holistic lifestyles by achieving harmony and balance.

September 19, Tuesday - History of Mexican Independence Day (Auditorium)

Conference period 10:12am-10:52am
Guest Presenter: Alexandro Escamilla
Tucson Unified School District teacher from Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Instruction

September 20, Wednesday - Mestiza Rhetoric (Classroom)

Guest Presenter: Cristina D. Ramirez
Assistant professor in the Rhetoric Department of English at the University of Arizona. An author of the article "Forging a Mestiza Rhetoric: Mexican Women Journalists' Role in the Construction of National Identity."  Her book Occupying Our Space: The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalist and Activists presents critical issues in identity.

September 27, Wednesday - Ballet Folklorico (Auditorium)

Director Bruno Loya
Ballet Folklorico Los Tucsonenses
Tucson High Magnet School Ballet Folklorico

October 3, Tuesday - Abecedario del Sur (Classroom)

Conference period 10:12am-10:52am
Guest Presenter: Alex Jimenez
Former scientist Alex Jimenez approaches art from a different perspective with an emphasis on the process and steps to arrive at a final image. This presentation will highlight artwork based in South Tucson.

October 17, Tuesday - Actor of "Digna"(Classroom)

Conference period 10:12am-10:52am
Guest speaker: Alba Jaramillo
Alba is an actor and an activist for Women's Rights who grew up in Tucson. She studied immigration law at the University of Arizona. She stars in a one-woman play, "Digna,"written by Patricia Davis and presented by Teatro Dignidad. This play explores the experiences of Digna Ochoa, an internationally recognized Mexican indigenous civil rights attorney.

October 19, Thursday - Mariachi Performance (Auditorium)

Conference period 10:12am-10:52am
Director John Contreras
Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo High School

We offer the following strategic programs to promote student success.

  • Before and After School Tutoring
  • Goodwill Good Guides mentoring
  • Annual Youth Leadership Conference for Middle and High School Students (LULAC)
  • Annual Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference
  • Community mentoring programs in our schools.

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