Coaching Kids to Code: How FIRST LEGO League and City Year Are Inspiring Future Engineers
On March 28th, dozens of students and their City Years met in the Manchester Millyard for the annual FIRST LEGO League Exposition. But how did these 8-11-year-old kids learn in just a few months how to program robots that could complete challenges? Check out this blog to hear more.
A Starry Starry Night to Remember
On March 23rd, City Year New Hampshire hosted our 19th annual Starry Starry Night Gala! On this special occasion, we honored Geoffrey Clark & Martha Fuller Clark and Jack Middleton with the Lifetime of Service Award, shared stories of our ancestors and origins, and celebrated our shared value of service to New Hampshire. Hear more about the event from AmeriCorps member Matthew Berger!
My Partner Teacher and Me: Life in the Third Grade
Some classrooms just have a magic about them because of the awesome partnership forged between a City Year and a teacher. In this blog, Niki Navarro discusses how her partnership with her teacher, Miss Vadala, has helped both her and her students achieve so much more than any of them thought possible. Check it out!
It Takes a Village: Fundraising for Camp City Year
It would be impossible for City Year to have the impact it does without the support of school administrators, teachers, parents, alumni, and so many more community members. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Kaitlyn Graham talks about how incredible it was to see our community show up to support our students during our fundraising season for Camp City Year. Check it out!
Running With Sherry Leung: An Alumna’s Commitment to #MakeBetterHappen
This fall, our incredible FY15 alumna Sherry Leung ran the New York City Marathon! After teaching her students at McDonough about setting ambitious goals and having a growth mindset, she decided to take her own advice to heart and start running. Check out her blog about her experience, and how she used her own growth opportunity to champion City Year!