City Year?! HOW YA FEELING ?! … Fired Up??!!

Two months into City Year, eight more to go. It’s wild to think that we’re here for such a finite period of time and yet our goals are so lofty
I am currently serving on a school based team in a third grade classroom. And although my classroom has some very challenging and unique children, my experience has been positive. There are sometimes when the work is difficult, when the work demands that I reach into the reserves of patience that I did not know I had within me but the pay-off; to see a student get a math problem they have been struggling with for the entire lesson or to see them have small successes in behavior or reading makes it all worth it.

Our time here is so short, so I have vowed to make that time count. To be fully present for my students in hopes that when the dust settles and life whisks me away to wherever it may that I leave something positive behind.

I’d like to leave behind one of my favorite PITWs: Use every experience as a Learning Experience.

Peace and Love.

– Jeff (Bakersville Bulldog!) 1st Year Corps Member.


About jeffreysierra11cm

I Serve because there are children that the future will forget about. I Serve in hopes that we [City Year] can be the catalyst for positive educational reform. I serve because it is the right thing to do. Greeting Friends, Brothers and Sisters! My name is Jeff Sierra, I am a 23 year old young adult from Norwalk, CT; hearts in Philly ; but my home for the next ten months is Manchester, NH. I am passionate about service and helping others. I enjoy reading, love to walk, and like to learn about new cultures. It is my hope this year to try and bring my best into everything I do. If I can impact one student and let them know that their dreams are truly attainable I will feel validated and know that I accomplished my goal. Please follow my blog, drop me a message, or comment on a post. Peace and Love.
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One Response to City Year?! HOW YA FEELING ?! … Fired Up??!!

  1. quinciworthey11yh says:

    nice one jeff

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