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Take a Look at Our Summer Programs!

Take a Look at Our Summer Programs!

Our programs at On the Road typically take place after the school bell rings. But we also know that summer programming is an essential component of addressing the 6,000-hour learning gap, which negatively affects low-income students who have experienced far fewer...

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Exploring Their Next Steps

Exploring Their Next Steps

“I remember the flier,” Griselle recalled of first hearing about On the Road at their school’s elective fairs.   “It was a [picture of] a group of people at college and a few students at a recording studio. And I thought, you know what, if I get an opportunity to...

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An  Aspiring Chef’s Journey

An Aspiring Chef’s Journey

Sailuh, one of our amazing On the Road youth, said she had always enjoyed extracurricular activities in elementary school and getting the chance to learn more after the school bells rings. But when she first entered middle school, she wasn’t sure how she’d spend her...

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Meet Quinton, On the Road Board Member!

Meet Quinton, On the Road Board Member!

Today, we wanted to highlight Quinton Callahan, one of our amazing Board Members and Community Teachers! Born and raised in Harrisonburg, VA, Quinton graduated from Broadway High School before finding his way to Virginia Tech.  After gaining his undergraduate degree,...

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A Milestone Year

A Milestone Year

In 2015, On the Road was founded with a single mission: To help close the learning gap for local youth by providing educational opportunities and hands-on career experiences outside of normal school hours.  After working with almost 800 local youth throughout the...

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