December 2017 Blog Posts (2)

Coordinator Spotlight - Jordan Frye

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…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 13, 2017 at 9:13am — No Comments

Growing Our Immigrant Outreach

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…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 1, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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