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BWW Algebra Academy graduate returns to share knowledge with other teens

Yuliana Camarena, 16, will use her algebra expertise to help other teens better understand the subject when the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy begins Aug. 5 at Graniterock’s corporate office in Watsonville… Continue reading

More than 100 teens set aside video games for Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy

Most teenagers grumble and protest if you try to pull them away from Pokemon Go or other video games, especially during summer break. But a group of more than 100 incoming eighth-graders from Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey county … Continue reading

More than 100 middle school students get their math on at BWW Algebra Academy

from Santa Cruz Sentinel August 12, 2016 If algebra is the gateway to a career in mathematics, students at the 7th annual Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy appeared hooked for life… Continue reading

Dividing their time at the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy

from Register Pajaronian August 10, 2016 For Aptos High School senior Virginia Ontiveros, the week she spent as a seventh-grader in Graniterock’s Algebra Academy was a perfect opportunity to hone her math skills and immerse herself in a subject she … Continue reading

Algebra Academy Gives Eighth Graders a Pathway to College

from UC Santa Cruz Newscenter Thirteen-year-old Alejandra Ponce selected an L-shaped game piece and fitted it carefully onto the playing board in front of her. Her goal was to block her schoolmates from placing their own geometric pieces and, thus, … Continue reading

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KAZU Announcement from University President Eduardo Ochoa

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Algebra Academy graduates new class

from San Benito County todayAugust 20, 2014

Math can be fun even during summer according to students, college professors and Graniterock employees participating in the fifth annual Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy…
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Algebra Academy gives eighth graders a pathway to college

from UCSC News CenterNovember 18, 2013

Thirteen-year-old Alejandra Ponce selected an L-shaped game piece and fitted it carefully onto the playing board in front of her. Her goal was to block her schoolmates from placing their own geometric pieces and, thus, win the contest… Continue reading

Fun with numbers: Middle school students celebrate math at UCSC

from Santa Cruz SentinelNovember 15, 2013

About 100 middle school students visited UC Santa Cruz on Friday for the Algebra Academy. Sponsored by UCSC, CSU Monterey Bay and Graniterock, the program aims to help kids enjoy and succeed in math…. Continue reading

Graniterock hosts Algebra Academy

from San Benito County TodayAugust 22, 2013

Graniterock expanded its popular and successful Algebra Academy program this year by hosting more than 100 middle school students from six area schools for an innovative, week-long math course at its Corporate Office in Watsonville, according to a statement from the company. For the first time this summer, students from Tres Pinos and San Juan schools participated in the program… Continue reading

Math academy instills love of math, knowledge for future

from Santa Cruz SentinelAugust 17, 2013

Although the school year has yet to begin, more than 100 students graduated Saturday from Algebra Academy, a weeklong math camp … Continue reading

Algebra Academy gives Central Coast students a leg up

from Monterey HeraldAugust 16, 2013

A few days before school goes back in session, kids are most likely trying to sleep in a little longer and stay out a little later, hoping to hold on to their last moments of summer bliss…. Continue reading

Programa de Algebra

from KSMS TVAugust 15, 2013

Algebra Academy news report August 15, 2013 on Univision 67 (KSMS TV), Salinas
Por cuarto año consecutivo estudiantes de escuelas secundarias de la regiõn formaron parte de programa acadãmico de Algebra, una oportunidad que se le brinda a los ãvenes para prepararlos para el futuro…. Continue reading

Getting a Mathematical Boost

from Register PajaronianAugust 12, 2013

Four years ago, Graniterock CEO Bruce Woolpert wanted to find a way to give local students entering eighth grade a head start to the math classes they would be taking… Continue reading

Graniterock hosts fourth annual Algebra Academy

from Aggregates Manager

Graniterock is hosting its fourth annual Algebra Academy at the Graniterock Corporate Office in Watsonville, California, August 12 – 16 from 9am until 4pm. The Algebra Academy, which has been expanded this year… Continue reading

Middle school students get a jump on algebra

from Cal State Monterey Bay NewsJan 7, 2013

Standing in front of 50 middle school students, CSU Monterey Bay Professor Hongde Hu demonstrated the solution to a math problem as though he were decoding the collective wisdom of the universe… Continue reading

Winter Break Academy Keeps Students on Track in Math

from 90.3 KAZU.orgJan 4, 2013

Recent research shows that middle school is a critical time for doing well in math… Continue reading

Mastering Math

from Santa Cruz Sentinel 1/4/2012

On a sunny January day with a week of winter break to go, the last place you’d expect to find a bunch of eighth-graders is in a windowless classroom learning algebra…Continue reading

Graniterock hosts Algebra Academy

from Rockproducts.com1/14/2011

Graniterock hosted more than 50 middle school students for an innovative, week-long Algebra Academy at its corporate office…Continue reading