After-School Success At Wakefield High School

The 2014-2015 school year saw many great additions to CIS of NOVA at Wakefield High School. One new program that was launched, with the support and assistance of the Wakefield staff and dedicated CIS of NOVA volunteers, was an after-school study hall. By combining the principals of Communities In Schools Five Basics, CIS of NOVA was able to facilitate a safe and positive environment for personal success and growth. Along with the focus on academic success, students also met with partner organizations and Wakefield staff members to work on resume writing, summer job searches and setting personal goals. The consistent and long [...]

2016-08-16T15:19:52+00:00May 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Phoenix Bikes Engages Students At Wakefield High School

The second semester of Phoenix Bikes at Wakefield High School kicked off on February 5, 2015, with twelve Wakefield students learning about bike mechanics and the importance of community service. Throughout the spring semester, students have learned bicycle mechanics and how to perform repairs, as well as work on bicycles that would be later donated to Arlington community members, and to a fellow Wakefield classmate. CIS of NOVA partnered with Wakefield staff members Debbie Polhemus and Joyce Kelly to recruit students and coordinate the club at the school. Each Thursday, Ms. Polhemus and Ms. Kelly meet with the Bike Club students during study [...]

2016-08-16T15:18:14+00:00April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Become an academic tutor at Arlington Mill High School!

Photo courtesy of Tulane Public Relations Are you looking for something fulfilling to do with your time on a weekly basis? Become an academic tutor at Arlington Mill High School for students who are really in great need of your time. Arlington Mill High School has a classroom specifically designated for tutoring students, which is referred to as the Arlington Mill High School Tutoring Center. The Tutoring Center is in operation from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It is equipped with computers and serves students on a walk-in [...]

2016-08-16T15:12:05+00:00December 11th, 2013|0 Comments
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