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Joining a club is one of the best things that you could do to become part of a great middle school experience.

Here are the top 5 reasons to join a club!

  1. Meeting new people and making friends for life.
  2. Have some fun.
  3. You're more welcome to do well academically when you're part of a group.
  4. Gain a new skill.
  5. Be active, bring part of a group means you're more likely to be engaged in something physical. 



Girls Re- Imagining Tomorrow

There is a staggering shortage of women in technology jobs. GRIT: Girls Re-Imagining Tomorrow exists for the sole purpose of introducing diverse groups of middle school girls to technology-focused career possibilities.

Check out what GRIT is all about, CLICK HERE!

Thanks to ePlus Technology in Partnership with Cisco and Patagonia, our DATA girls get the opportunity to partake in this wonderful program.



DATA Student and GRIT Member Flor Arroyo
Areej Khan

ABC7s Philip Palmer visited Ventura last month to talk to VUSD students in the GRIT program at De Anza Academy of Technology & the Arts (DATA).  

GRIT -Girls Re-Imagining Tomorrow- introduces middle school students to tech-focused career options. It opens doors for girls at DATA in an industry that has historically written out women and propels them to brighter and bigger futures in cybersecurity.  

Watch the Eyewitness News segment aired on April 13th for the whole story. 

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