Nickname: Apple Sauce
Birthday: September 6
Grade: Collège 2

Appoloste or “Apple Sauce” is as sweet as his nickname. His joy is infectious; he loves to crack jokes and make others smile—it’s no surprise his favorite movie is The Mask! To make the friendly funny man smile in return, offer him a slice of pizza, since that’s his favorite food. Appoloste’s interests in math and playing basketball match his ambitions to be an accountant or a basketball player when he grows up. He was not only one of the runner-ups in the 2016 Spelling Bee, but also the Connect 4 Champion of the Mission’s boys! Appoloste’s role model is Michael Jackson and loves the moonwalk. His only request is that the Mission play more Michael Jackson.

Appoloste survived the earthquake while on our grounds, being pulled out the window by several of the older boys. Despite the trauma, he was an upbeat and playful child who has become a leader among the other boys. He values one on one quiet time with the teachers and staff and always offers to help if it means spending quality time with them.

Updates from the Mission

The Spelling Bee Turns Six

The annual spelling bee at the Have Faith Haiti Bilingual School is both a year-end celebration of our students’ language advancement and a fun way for teachers to evaluate students’ spelling skills. Inevitably, some familiar faces make it to the final rounds and in...

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Counting Sheep Just a Little Better

In April, Gardner-White Furniture and Sealy kindly donated 50 new mattresses, as well as a large sectional sofa. Perhaps you caught the story earlier: Well, they have finally arrived! They were driven to Miami, and from there shipped in a container to Haiti. It can...

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STEAM Week Take 2!

Dan Wenkel and Dr. Beth Robelia, dedicated science teachers from Minnesota, returned with fellow educator and art teacher, Chris Weihe, for another engaging STEAM week in March. STEAM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, art, & mathematics, is...

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