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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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MEET INCOMING CORPS: Seamus McGuire

Name:  Seamus McGuire Hometown: Concord, NH School/Major/Focus: The University of New Hampshire/ Psychology  Q: How did you hear about City Year? I heard about City Year along time ago when I saw some commercials on television advertising it. More recently … 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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MEET INCOMING CORPS: ABBY PAPINCHAK

Name: Abby Papinchak Hometown: Doylestown, Pennsylvania College/Major: University of Vermont/Elementary Education with a concentration in Spanish, Religion and Sociology Q: How did you hear about City Year?   During my sophomore year, I was required to take a class called … 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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