Tag Archives: New Hampshire

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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Surviving the Winter in New Hampshire Like You’re a Native of the 603 (NH area code)

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School Whenever I tell people that I grew up in New Hampshire, they always assume that it means that I LOVE the cold. Not true. The cold is far from my … Continue reading

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New Year, New You…Goals for the Rest of My City Year

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School Happy New Year, New Hampshire! A resolution, according to the dictionary, is a course of action determined or decided on. Many people start the New Year with a resolution, whether … 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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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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Justice

“When our days become dreary with low-hovering clouds of despair, and when our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that there is a creative force in this universe, working to pull down the gigantic mountains of … Continue reading

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Letters to Validate

This year I’m not active in two 5th grade classrooms like I was last year. I’m not running to hands that are swung in the air for my attention on math problems. I’m not organizing a line of 5th graders … Continue reading

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Service For Life-Why an Executive Director Serves with CYNH

Alex Allen is the co-Executive Director for City Year New Hampshire. She has been serving with City Year for over 15 years and continues to pursue her passion for building a better future for all kids. Alex is a graduate of … Continue reading

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