Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thankful Thanksgiving

by Brenda Kunz, corps member serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School Hey there! It’s Thanksgiving time again! Although many of us may think of Thanksgiving as feasting on turkey (or tofurkey, if that’s your style), fall colors, and a beautiful … Continue reading

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Imagine, It’s Your World – Literacy Night at Gossler Park

By Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School I felt a knot in my chest as students followed me and Miss Kira Boyd into our “Mystery Room”. We had preparing for this night for weeks. I felt … Continue reading

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Experience City Year at the Northeast Region’s Shadow Day!

DATE: Thursday, January 16, 2014 TIME: Varies by location (see below) LOCATION: City Year Boston, City Year New Hampshire, City Year New York, City Year Rhode Island ATTIRE: Business casual with comfortable shoes for walking SHADOW DAY DESCRIPTION: City Year … Continue reading

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How Many Fish in the Sea? Math Night at Beech Street School

By Gabriel Horton, corps member serving at Beech Street Elementary School It all started with a brainstorm at the office of City Year New Hampshire. The topic chosen for our math night was, “How many fish in the sea?” Our … Continue reading

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Launching Our Starfish Corps

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School “Miss Cady, when is Starfish starting?” That is the question I got asked most my first two weeks of school. Since those first weeks the ParkerVarney Elementary School team, supported by TJX … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Bulldog

By William Ross, corps member serving at Bakersville Elementary School (home of the Bulldogs)   A typical Thursday begins at the parking lot where the Bakersville team circles-up for a readiness check. The team, led by Harvey, stands in a … Continue reading

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PLORG Your Way to Success!

By Kira Boyd, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School It’s a New Hampshire November. The trees are radiant shades of red and yellow, the air is cool and crisp, and harvest decorations are visible at nearly every business … Continue reading

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School Initiatives – Straight from the Wolves Den

By Brenda Kunz, Corps Member serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School What is helping 3rd through 5th graders establish positive habits in regards to attendance, coursework and behavior at Henry Wilson Elementary School? How are these students’ excitement, accountability and … Continue reading

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