Conquering Cultural Barriers

Sharon is a student who joined Bellaire this past August. Not only was it her first year here at Bellaire, but she had just recently relocated from Mexico. She didn’t know the school, city, neighborhood or English language. Her first days were extremely hard- she was so scared and spent her mornings in the nurse’s office. Sharon suffered from anxiety and stress about going to school each morning. After CIS began working with her, she slowly started to open up and make new friends.

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