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Meet our player of the week, Molly!

Molly Cogburn-Fary is a 5th grader at Markham Elementary. This is Molly’s third year being part of the America Scores program. Based on her gifts and passions, there is not a better program for her than America Scores. America Scores is a program that AC Portland has partnered with that integrates soccer, poetry and service-learning, with an approach that improves students’ health, academic achievement

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It’s Working!

The results are in and our programs are working! Here are a few of the amazing stats from our program year 2013-2014! -BMI Percentile: 81% of participants improved or maintained their BMI percentile in AC Portland Programming last year -79% of participants improved or maintained their aerobic capacity Last Year -Average attendance in AC Portland programming was 82% last year  

AC Portland Fall Frenzy Recap

This last Saturday we hosted our 4th annual Fall Frenzy at Providence Park. This event was a time for our players, their families, coaches and program partners to come together and share the beautiful game of soccer. This year we partnered with Portland Timbers Stand Together and Chipotle to provide a more enriching experience for everybody there.   Over 150 of our players participated

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Our Game. Together, We are Soccer!

  One of our favorite thing about soccer is how it connects people from different backgrounds in a fun and meaningful way. Donovan and Jesus are both fifth graders at James John Elementary. The love and support they have for one another is contagious. Their entire team is fun and supportive with one another. It is great team chemistry!   Donovan is a 5th

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Miguel getting ready for practice

Miguel Torres

Miguel Torres, is a second grader who is doing AC Portland, Soccer for Success program for the first time. He moved to Portland last year with his parents from Morelos, Mexico to seek a different lifestyle. Miguel is still working really hard on learning English. Although, it has been challenging he wants to feel included through communicating with his teachers and fellow students. However,

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Emily Neve

This SUN class really showed our youngsters how incredible and rewarding it can be to express themselves through their own voice and composition.”

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Dallas Anderson

Dallas Anderson

Her strength as a leader, her ability to demonstrate good sportsmanship, and her engaging poetry performances helped her to be selected as one of the two students who traveled to New York last April for participation in the America SCORES National Poetry SLAM!

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