Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Everyone Deserves an Education: Why I Serve with City Year Chicago

A year or service—what does that even mean? Looking into what a year of service is, I think digging into City Year’s culture is important, particularly the “Why I Serve” statement. Read more about Sarah Divney's experience serving with City Year Chicago and why she serves . . .

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Power of WE!

Lea Henry, a Red Jacket Reporter serving on the McCormick Foundation Team at Stagg School of Excellence reports how her students received the privilege of attending WE Day, 2017.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Black History Month: Excellence. Unity. Love. Life. History.

This week, Red Jacket Reporter Sarah Divney recaps her team's successful Family Engagement Night. With the theme of "Black Excellence," the team organized activities and exhibits to fill students and parents with pride! Read why the experience can be described with the words "Excellence, Unity, Love, Life and History.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Guess Who?! Black History Month Edition

Who were Carter G. Woodson and Denmark Vesey? Johnson School of Excellence students should be able to tell you! Their City Year Team has created a daily trivia game that gives them clues to "Guess Who" the notable figures are in African American History. Red Jacket Reporter Antonio Marshall shares his team's plans for Black History Month.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Preparing to Celebrate Black History Month at Dulles School of Excellence

This month at Dulles School of Excellence, the staff and City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members are collaborating to celebrate a Black History Month full of fun activities for students and their families. City Year Chicago Red Jacket Reporter Sarah Divney provides a preview of what their team has in store for Dulles students.