1. Celebrating the Earth in After School

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    CalSERVES After School at Meadow View Elementary celebrated Earth Day by planting a California Redwood tree (scientific name Sequoia Sempervirens).  We choose to work specifically with our 3rd grade class because they would be at our school long enough to watch its impressive growth. We stretched this activity into two...
  2. CalSERVES Students learn to Go Green

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    During the week of April 15th, our STEM tutoring groups took part in a national week of Greening STEM. We partnered with the National Environmental Education Foundation for resources, ideas, and support. The National Environmental Education Week  focuses on hands-on environmental education through enriched STEM projects. Several CalSERVES students were...
  3. The Golden Bell Visits Meadow View

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    CalSERVES recently received the Golden Bell Award, a national recognition of exemplary programs in 22 major categories, which are essential to support teaching and learning. Our award is for our efforts in nutrition promotion and physical activity. The Golden Bell went on tour to our local programs, during a fitness...
  4. Meet the Team Leaders: NightSnow Vogt

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    NightSnow Vogt, AmeriCorps Team Leader at Meadow View Elementary Originating from the horse capital of the world, Lexington, Kentucky native NightSnow Vogt is the Team Leader at Meadow View Elementary School. With a degree in International Studies from Humboldt State University, a long history of volunteering, and a passion for...
  5. Meadow VIew Summer Gardening

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    We’ve finally reached the end of the year but the Meadow View garden will still be in action all summer, thanks to the help of several dedicated families who have agreed to continue volunteering over the summer. Since the beginning of the year, Meadow View has hosted monthly garden workdays...
  6. Our Garden is Growing!

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    Since starting the garden project at Meadow View Elementary School last fall, the CalSERVES crew has accomplished a number of projects and are excited with the progress. We have completed six new 4 ft X 4 ft X 8 ft planter boxes. To fill the beds, we used existing soil...
  7. Meadow View Makes a Difference!

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     The AmeriCorps mentors of CalSERVES Meadow View recently spent 90 minutes making the biggest difference they could in our community. Many of our members paired off to do creative projects to help make a difference and contribute to the cleanliness, safety, and overall support of our Santa Rosa neighborhood. We...
  8. Meadow View Volunteer Spotlight

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    This month Meadow View would like to shine the spotlight on siblings Alifonzo and Karina Sanchez. Both siblings have been dedicated volunteers since the beginning of the year and now have a solid fan base of mentors and students in after-school. Karina, who is a Kinder volunteer, likes working with...
  9. Global Youth Service Day 2012

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    This past Saturday, Meadow View teamed up to tackle trash in sunny Spring Lake Park in honor of Global Youth Service Day. Everyone was excited to be off-site and doing something different for the day, especially in a location as beautiful as Spring Lake. We knew the weather would be...