1. Wright Students Have Their Heads in the Clouds

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    For thousands of years, humans have been fascinated by the sky. More specifically, our race has looked to earth’s fellow planets as a way to expand. Is it possible for people to live there? Who else shares the galaxy with us? Are we truly alone? On April 18, Wright’s sixth...
  2. RL Stevens Super Class

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    While I, without a doubt or a blink, love each and every student in RL Stevens Cool School, I have as of late been greatly impressed by the tenacious and spirited 4th grade class. Under the nurturing and yet diligent care of Ms. Jimenez and Ms. Latta, 4th grade has...
  3. The 3rd and 4th Grade Take on The Redwoods!

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    Gabby O’Neill, AmeriCorps VIP at Wright Elementary On March 30th, Wright Charter’s 3rd and 4th grade students, of the After School Program, went to Armstrong Redwood National Forest. Classes were divided into groups and led by seasoned docents along the Pioneer Trail. During the hike, students learned the importance of...
  4. A Trip to “The Jungle”!

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    Kori Farrell, AmeriCorps Mentor at Wright Charter School      One thing all of our first and second graders seem to have in common is their love for animals. That made the destination for their first field trip of the year perfect. When we told them they would be going to...
  5. Store Tours! Roseland Field Trip

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    Tasha Hruska, Supervising Teacher at Roseland Elementary At Roseland Elementary School, all CalSERVES students went on a field trip to FoodMaxx. Though at first thought a field trip to the grocery store doesn’t sound like the most exciting field trip in the world, the wonderful and exciting FoodMaxx employees were...
  6. Fieldtrip to Chops Teen Club

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    Natashia Suka, AmeriCorps Team Leader at RAMS Roseland Accelerated Middle School (RAMS) had their first field trip of the year; we walked to the Chops Teen Club in downtown Santa Rosa!! Yay!! Between the “Are we there yet?!”, the “ugh… why didn’t we take the bus”, and the “Ms. Tashia!...
  7. Trip to the Farm

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    By Jeremy King, Program Assistant Last Friday students at Roseland Elementary went on a field trip to Bayer Farm to hear from story teller Kenneth Foster. After the stories, the students were able to ask him some questions about storytelling in order to be more effective student buddies. The students...
  8. Off to Africa!

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    Kean Witzeman, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at RL Stevens Elementary R.L. Stevens After School was transported to the African plains by visiting local wildlife preserve Safari West this month. Thanks to the Discover Africa Scholarship Program, our students were given a free two-part tour of the preserve and were afforded the...
  9. Service Learning at Sheppard Elementary

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    Amy Porter, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Sheppard ElementaryThe AmeriCorps mentors and students at Sheppard Elementary are all engaged in Service Learning, amidst the hustle and bustle of many spring activities.Our second grade after school class has chosen to do their service learning project on protecting marine wildlife. After studying the...