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GAIMS Hosts Summer Bridge Program

Guadalupe Rosas, Staff Writer

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During the summer, Summer Bridge programs for CORE and GAIMS took place at Cleveland High School. The purpose of these programs were to provide an easier transition into high school for incoming freshman. However, this article will focus on the GAIMS summer bridge program.

Within the GAIMS Summer Bridge, participants became familiar with script writing, filming, and editing. Sara Ajib, a freshman, participated in the GAIMS Summer Bridge and talked about her transition into high school, “It did [because the summer program] helped me get used to the school. I was lost in the summer with Media. Now, I’m more comfortable and confident to talk to others. I know how to set up camera, lights, and directing. Directing was so fun.”

A other freshman participant, Lendy Lopez, spoke about her experience on her first day: “It’s been alright. I know my way around things and the school. I didn’t wonder which helped and I wasn’t late, which helped me make a good impression.”

These students gained knowledge and experience that advanced them within their current film classes. Lendy Lopez mentioned how the program allowed her to understand the instructions given by her film class without any confusion. On being asked if they would recommend the Summer Bridge, Lopez, confirmed she would due to the friends that are made, becoming familiar to the school, and having fun with the projects.

“Yes, it’s a really fun program… If you have nothing else to, then just try it, at least. If you like it, then you should stay, and if you didn’t, then you can leave,” Nataly Zepeda, another participant, said. 

“Yeah, of course. At first, it was for the five extra credits and then, it became fun and [I] wanted to go everyday. It was awkward at first, but the leaders were so welcoming and friendly. They made it not so scary,” Ajib said.

The GAIMS Summer Bridge resulted with positive outcomes for the third summer in a row. These participants arrived uncertain on what the program will bring upon them and left prepared for the school year. They have knowledge on time managing their story boarding, scripting, casting people, proper camera angles, and editing.

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GAIMS Hosts Summer Bridge Program