Newcomer Pilot Program @ Fremont Academy
The Newcomer Program at Fremont Academy is a voluntary program designed for eligible 7th-12th grade students who English learners and have been in a U.S. school for less than three years. The program focuses on the academic and social-emotional needs of Newcomer students.
Goals of the Program:
- Help students acquire foundational academic English Language skills
- Provide intensive instruction in reading and writing
- Support students and families in their transition to the American school system
- Promote student success through access to wide-ranging and culturally-appropriate academic, health, social, emotional, and family supports.
PUSD's Newcomer K-12 Support Team
Noelle Toxqui - Newcomer K-12 Teacher Specialist
Veronica Castellanos, M.A., Ed., P.P.S. - Newcomer K-12 Counselor
Madeline Gonzalez, MSW, LCSW - Newcomer K-12 Senior Social Worker