Tag Archives: Idealism

City Year Values

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School Value, Values, and City Year Value. This is a term that refers to an object of worth. In modern society, worth more often than not translates to money. Therefore, does … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Wait to Come Back After The Break

Reflections on the first half of the year By William Ross, corps member serving at Bakersville Elementary School What makes a great year of service? Only half way through the year and I feel a connection with all the students … Continue reading

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Building Relationships With Partner Teachers

By Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants,” Issac Newton. Every morning when I walk into one of my … 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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Balancing Act

It’s that time of the year when the workload can really pile up. It can be hard not to get overwhelmed and swamped- especially in City Year. We run around all day trying to accomplish the many responsibilities that come with … Continue reading

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