Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Learning to Be Super!

Our AmeriCorps members are coming up with the most creative ways to encourage their students to be their best! Check out Meredith Haney’s blog post on her Leadership Lunch group, where she encourages her students to be the superheroes Beech Street Elementary School needs.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A Day in the Life of My Literacy Group

When the students working with our AmeriCorps members succeed, it isn’t an accident—it's the result of countless of hours of practice, patience, and persistence. In this blog, Miko Crosby shares what a typical session in their literacy group looks like, and how they inspire a true passion for learning in their students.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

More Than Just the Classroom

Having City Year AmeriCorps members in schools means more than just focusing on individual students and supporting individual classrooms. In this blog, Monique Legault serving at Henry Wilson Elementary shares an experience she had with a student whom she had never worked with before that demonstrated just how much of an impact she and her teammates have on the whole school. Read on to hear more!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Reflections on Four Months of Service: In Anticipation of Holiday Gatherings

As our AmeriCorps members prepare for their well-deserved winter break, they may also need to prepare for the questions they will receive about their service from friends and family members back home. In this blog Mila Nazarali shares how she plans to talk to her family about how much her service over the past four months has meant to her, and how inspired she is to make an impact when she returns.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Day In the Life of a City Year

City Year AmeriCorps members accomplish a huge amount in one day! In this blog, AmeriCorps member Annika Bell takes us through what each day looks like for a City Year serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School, from early starts to morning greeting to recess. Read on to hear more!