Making Connections After School
City Year AmeriCorps members are with students the whole day, from before the first bell to dismissal from after school program—and sometimes it’s the afterschool clubs that are the most fun for us! In this blog, Jackie Ruggiero discusses how she uses after school time to build a stronger Beech Street School community through fun and creative clubs like Action! and Starfish Corps. 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!
Camp City Year Day 4: Investigating the Human Body
Our fourth and final day of Camp City Year last week held both exciting lessons about the human body and heartfelt goodbyes as campers left at the end. You can hear more about the day in our last installment of our Camp City Year blog series here!
Camp City Year Day 3: Traveling Back in Time
On the third day of Camp City Year, students took a trip through time to visit ancient civilizations! Check out this latest installment in our blog series to hear more from Service Leader Jia He about what she and her students discovered.
Striving for Presence
Keeping students in school is an essential part of keeping them on track to graduation, which is why our AmeriCorps members focus on helping students who struggle with attendance. This blog by Veronica Joyce takes a look at what being an attendance coach is like for our members and demonstrates how one City Year can have an incredible impact in the life of a child.