Service-Learning November Digest

Service-learning is happening in classrooms and Afterschool programs across the country and around the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month.

  • A service learning class at Greenwood Community High School and a student group that helps elementary and middle school students have fanned out to the homes of senior citizens in their community and done large yard and upkeep projects to help them prepare their homes for the winter.  Read more
  • The RFH Inside Out Project is part of a global project created by JR, a French graffiti artist, and based on his large-scale street photos. According to the Inside Out website, the project, started in 2011, encourages the sharing of stories and messages through portraits, transforming personal identity into public works of art. Read more
  • Earlier this week, King School’s grade 3 classes visited the Prospector Theater, a non-profit providing meaningful employment to adults with disabilities through the operation of a movie theater in Ridgefield, CT.   “As educators, we are always helping our students understand how we all have strengths that may be different from one another and you need to embrace you! No person is alike. Visiting the Prospector helped to further solidify those ideas for our students,” remarked third grade teacher, Rebecca Pambianchi. Read more
  • The Old Rochester Regional High School Community Service Learning Club would like to extend a huge thank you for all of the support shown for its kick-off project of SOCKTOBER!  With all of the generosity the group was not only able to reach its goal of 200 pairs, but more than doubled its goal. The group collected 450 pairs of socks – all to benefit the Women’s Center of New Bedford. Read more

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