Tag Archives: Students

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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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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My Great Grandmother, Onions, and the City Year Impact

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School The fall of 2013 was an interesting time for me because along with all the amazing opportunities I was experiencing through City Year, I was also experiencing the loss of … Continue reading

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Appreciating Lincoln Financial

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School The classroom buzzed with excitement the day I told the students they would get their very own Lincoln Financial pen pal. The students were excited to practice their writing … Continue reading

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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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50 Acts of Greatness

By Brenda Kunz, corps member serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School “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. … 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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