Category Archives: Parker Varney

One of our five elementary schools

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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A Day of Inspiration

Recently, I spent a day with the CYNH Corps at Parker-Varney Elementary School. As a committed member for the 2011-2012 year, I was excited to get a chance to experience the kind of work I would be doing in my … Continue reading

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COMCAST CAREER DAY!!!

Blazers, pressed pants, ties, skirts and more collared shirts! We were all business this past Comcast Career Day at City Year Headquarters in Boston. City Year New Hampshire and City Year Boston teamed up to experience this day as one huge … Continue reading

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Dr. King’s Legacy: Our Own Beloved Community

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. … Continue reading

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Hunger Banquet

As aromas filled the room, the hunger pains hit the pit of my stomach as I stared at the bowl of plain white rice in front of me. We all awed at the others eating pancakes sitting in chairs. One … Continue reading

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Live Everyday Like It’s Your Last

As I waited alongside friends, teammates, and coaches in the hospital waiting room, I thought to myself, bad things don’t happen to good people, especially people who are striving to do great in life, that he would be just fine. Then … Continue reading

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Culture to Culture

We all know that City Year unites young idealist from all around the nation (including as far from New Hampshire as Alaska!). But what’s more exciting than coming from different states, is that we are from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. … Continue reading

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I Pledge! I Swear! I Serve!

Here we are eight weeks into a national movement. We are eight weeks into service, tutor sessions, teamwork, soul searching, and triumphs. We are eight weeks into preparations to change the world. Eight weeks into City Year! So is it … Continue reading

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