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!
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.
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!
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.
The Promotion Promise
This year, all City Year Milwaukee high school teams are focusing on the same goal: the promotion promise. The promotion promise states that 100% of the students we support through academic interventions will obtain 5 or more credits, which is the amount needed for a student to promote to the 10th grade. Read on to learn more about the promotion promise, and how the City Year Year Milwaukee Team at Vincent High School is helping students achieve this goal!