Tuesday, April 9, 2019

An Update on the Network for School Improvement Program

This year, City Year Milwaukee was chosen to be a part of the Network for School Improvement pilot program. Together, Milwaukee Public Schools, the Johns Hopkins University Everyone Graduates Center and City Year, work with a collection of school teams to improve the outcomes for Black, Latino and low income, 8th grade students. Read on to learn more!

Friday, March 29, 2019

A Trip To Remember

"As a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, I have the opportunity to tutor and mentor 9th grade students every day. As a corps member, I see the importance of supporting students with academics and social emotional learning to help them reach their full potential. Yet, there is also incredible value in presenting students with exciting experiences outside of the classroom to engage with learning in different ways." Read on to learn more about how Rachel's 9th grade students had the opportunity to go on a trip to D.C. and what this experience meant to them!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Importance of Teaching Big Citizenship

City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Kwani Burks, reflects on the importance of teaching students the value of Big Citizenship inside the classroom.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Black History Month: It’s Meaning and Impact

City Year AmeriCorps members, students, school staff, and parents at Roosevelt Middles School of the Arts, came together to celebrate Black History month, and pay tribute to great African American inventors, artists, scientists and activists, during a special Black History Month program, Black eSteam. Read on to learn more about the event and the great performances that occurred!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Eliza's Atlas

Eliza Scholl, Second-Year City Year Student Success Coach, knows the importance of using a holistic approach when working with her students, and the value of social and emotional learning both in and outside the classroom. In order to best support her students, Eliza creates maps of her classroom, documenting everything from student participation in class, to goals and interests of her students. Read on to learn more about how Eliza's atlas, and how they help her best support her wonderful scholars.