1. Tell us about your community school. How has the community school strategy impacted your students, families, and community?
Our school adopted the Community School Initiative this past year and we have been implementing the strategies full force. We have seen such an incredible response not only from our staff, students, and families, but our entire community. We have started an early enrichment program that serves birth-3 years old…
Tell us about your community school.
Norwood is a school of about 500 students. We have over 10 languages spoken at our school, and nearly 20 countries represented. Needless to say, we have a very diverse population. The neighborhood is in somewhat of a transition period as we have many older adults without children living around the school; however, there are lots of new families moving into those homes. This is in addition to the…Continue
By Kaylene Kalkbrenner
This year has taken its toll on the immigrant psyche. Students in particular, who are tackling tests, taking in new information, forming friendships, and preparing for their futures are also shuddering under the added stress inflicted by the threat of deportation and disillusionment. And now the recent call to end the Deferred Action for…Continue
Tell us about your community school. How has the community school strategy impacted your students, families, and community?
Our campus serves as both a community hub and a gateway to resources for children and families. The community school strategy is the vehicle…Continue