Author Archives: CityYear NH

About CityYear NH

City Year is a nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time service. As tutors, mentors, and role models, these idealistic leaders make a difference in the lives of children, and transform schools and neighborhoods across the US and in South Africa. For more information on how to get involved please call the City Year New Hampshire Recruitment hotline at 603-218-5101.

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Leadership and Life After City Year

By Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School If you had told me while I was a college student that I would be working with elementary students after I graduated, I would have probably laughed at you. … Continue reading

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Literacy Tools

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School Every student is a reader. This is not to say that every student has walked into the classrooms I serve in with a love of reading, but I believe … Continue reading

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Preparing Our Students for the Next Grade

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School In order to be successful in middle school, there are two sets of skills that a student needs. The first set is academic; proficiency in math, reading, and writing are … Continue reading

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Successful Starry Starry Night

On Saturday, April 29th, City Year New Hampshire welcomed more than 250 business and civic leaders and citizens from across the state, and raised more than $200,000 at Starry Starry Night at the Wentworth by the Sea hotel! It was a delightful … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Starry Starry Night 2014!

If you haven’t already heard, City Year New Hampshire is gearing up for our biggest annual event – our Starry Starry Night gala! The event is taking place this Saturday, March 29th at the Wentworth By The Sea in Portsmouth, … Continue reading

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Appreciating Dartmouth-Hitchcock and TJX Companies

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School “It’s really inspiring what you do. And you have so much energy!” That was spoken to me yesterday, as I discussed what I do with City Year New Hampshire. It … Continue reading

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Bring It!

By Blake Benton, corps member serving at Beech Street Elementary School City Year New Hampshire provides a multitude of opportunities for its Corps Members to serve beyond the classroom. One of these incredible opportunities is Bring It!, an afterschool program … Continue reading

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Red Jackets, Purple Eagles, and Realizing One’s Life Ambition

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School I smile at the camera and snap, this moment has been captured in time. It’s June 15th, 2013 and I’m officially a high school graduate. My phone vibrates in my … Continue reading

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Surviving on a Stipend – NH Edition!

As you may or may not know, corps members receive a living stipend to cover the cost of living expenses during their year of service. It can be challenging at times to make ends meet on a quite limited budget … Continue reading

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