Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Help Pave a Path for Student Success in Tulsa: An Open Letter from our Executive Directive

Tulsa students are looking for someone who believes in them and will show up for them every single day. Many students have found that in City Year AmeriCorps members who have been coming to school in red jackets for five years now.

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Ultimate City Year Dynamic Duo: An AmeriCorps Member & His City Year Alumni Partner Teacher

When you enter Room 110 of our school’s freshman academy, be prepared for the dynamic duo, AmeriCorps member Mr. Andrew and his partner teacher Ms. Reid, to bring the “j-factor” (Noun: an injection of joy) to English class. What makes this partnership unique? True, Mr. Andrew and Ms. Reid are both Tulsa transplants, choosing to relocate from Utah and Ohio to share their passion learning and serving Tulsa’s students. But, it’s the fact that Ms. Reid served in Room 110 just one year prior as a City Year AmeriCorps member that gives her the intimate understanding of the benefits in having a City Year in the classroom.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

City Year Tulsa's Family Literacy Month Book List

In case you needed another reason to celebrate this month, November is National Family Literacy Month, which focuses on the important role parents play in the education of their children and encourages families to read together. To celebrate and encourage our students to continue reading at home, City Year Tulsa has compiled a Family Book List to help spark the joy of reading for the whole family!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Express Yourself! AmeriCorps Members Host Second Annual Student Poetry Slam

Last Thursday, October 25th, the City Year Webster School Team hosted its (second!) Annual Student Poetry Slam! It was a complete joy to see so many students come out with their original poems and want to present them to their peers.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

#HumansOfCYTulsa: AmeriCorps Member's Struggle with Dyslexia Motivates Her Service

In honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month, one of our AmeriCorps Members speaks about her struggle with dyslexia in school growing up and why she's motivated to serve other students.