December 2016 Blog Posts (2)

#BrightSpot - Homework Diners





Enka Middle School in Asheville, NC hosted their first Homework Diner, bringing together parents, students, volunteers, and school staff over a hot meal while working on homework. 

"This is the first time I have felt real hope for my child at school. I was able to meet with his teachers and it wasn't some huge deal. We just spoke and I feel like I was actually heard. THIS diner is a good thing." 

- Parent attending the first…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 21, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Kyle Garrett

1. Tell us about your community school. 

We are in the second year of implementing the community school strategy at Enka Middle School. We are part of the Asheville-Buncombe Middle Grades Network, a collective impact group that includes representatives from two school systems (Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools), four area middle schools, community partners, local universities and others.

This year, we have been working on building on…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 12, 2016 at 8:32pm — No Comments

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