Monthly Archives: November 2012

Different Traditions

The central theme for the month of November has been gratitude, because from our students to our corps, we at City Year New Hampshire have a great many things to appreciate. During the month of November, most of the classes … Continue reading

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Waking Words Up: A Journey Through Time

Amanda Forget here!  The Gossler Park Elementary School held their first event of the year on Thursday, November 15th, 2012. “Waking Words Up: A Journey Through Time” was the night’s theme and was based on the idea of bringing books … Continue reading

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8:20am Gratitude

Hi everyone! Its Jesula Charles again! The proud member of the energetic and always excited Comcast NBCUniversal sponsored family at Bakersville Elementary. I currently serve in an incredible classroom with 28 powerful 5th grade minds that are helping me grow … Continue reading

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The Power of City Year and Readers Theater

Reader’s theater (RT) is used by corps members in our elementary schools to develop students’ fluency and comprehension skills through sharing literature, reading aloud, performing with a purpose, and working collaboratively. At Beech Street Elementary, RT consists of kids rereading … Continue reading

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Raking with Power

Our students may have had the day off, but Veteran’s Day was a service day for the Corps. Some of us served at New Horizons food pantry, but my team spent the morning raking the lawns of elderly Manchester residents. … Continue reading

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Together We Are One: The Henry Wilson Wolves

My name is Brandi Worley and I am a proud team member of the Henry Wilson Elementary School Team co-sponsored by the Heinemann Company. This year I am excited to report that the Wilson Wolves are at it again! We … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Leadership: The Value of Being on a Team

As I walk through the halls of Gossler Park Elementary School I envision service, education, after-school activities, and more. All of the aspects of being a City Year Corps Member spiral through my head along with the creativity and endless … Continue reading

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Parker-Varney Panthers Pounce into Starfish Corps

Greetings readers from Parker-Varney Elementary! My name is Jonathan Kirsch, a proud corps member serving on the Parker-Varney Team co-sponsored by Darthmouth Hitchcock and TJX Companies Inc., and I have been having the time of my life at City Year … Continue reading

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Founding Stories: Learning How To Moccasin

Hello, my name is Dianne Guerrier. I’m 23 years old from Orlando, FL and I serve on the Timberland Team at McDonough Elementary School. City Year’s Founding Stories are a collection of stories and quotes from a variety of different … Continue reading

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Making Better Happen

My name is Christopher Potter–22 years old from Arlington, Massachusetts–and I am a proud member of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Team serving at Beech Street Elementary School. Last week, I had the opportunity to watch “Waiting for Superman” with … Continue reading

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