1. Learning Science by Exploring

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    Students exploring science at the RL Stevens “Build It Science Festival” The R.L. Stevens CalSERVES after school program would like to say a special thanks to the Lawrence Hall of Science for supporting our students’ learning with the “Build-It” science festival. The instructor and festival coordinator, Jeff, did a fantastic...
  2. Wright’s After School Learns Proper Tooth Care

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    Gabrielle O’Neill, AmeriCorps VIP Fellow at Wright Charter On Friday, May 20th Wright Charter’s after school program learned the importance of proper tooth care.  The presentation was organized by one of our long-term volunteers, Ms. Heather Carruth.  Heather is currently studying dental hygiene, so it was only natural for her...
  3. Fawn Wildlife Rescue Presentation

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    Gabrielle O’Neill, AmeriCorps VIP Fellow, Wright Elementary School On Wednesday, May 4th a member of the Fawn Wildlife Rescue Center of Sonoma gave a presentation to the 7th and 8th grade student’s. During the presentation, the students learned the importance of the local wildlife as well as teaching others how...
  4. Canine Companions Visits Wright

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    Gabrielle O’Neil, AmeriCorps VIP Fellow at Wright Charter School  In April, Canine Companions for Independence visited Wright Charter’s After School Program. The students gathered outside on the playground for the presentation where they learned about the different types of dogs that are trained, the families that the dogs go home...
  5. News from Meadow View

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    Tutoring TestimonialMs. Webb, Literacy Tutoring Specialist “When I first tutored Javier, a first grader, he was using level one readers and he often didn’t speak to me in fully developed sentences. He and I spent about five to ten minutes daily reviewing his sight words. During that time, he and...
  6. Tide Pool Fun!

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    Gabby O’Neill, CalSERVES AmeriCorps VIP at Wright Charter On January 12th, unexpected squeals of delight came from Wright Charter’s CalSERVES room. Two presenters from the Environmental Discovery Center came to teach the students about tide pools. They brought posters and souvenirs, which the students thoroughly enjoyed, but their favorite part...
  7. Firefighters!

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    Emily Swartzentruber, Promise Fellow at Wright Charter School   Last month, the Santa Rosa Fire Department came to speak to our 1st-3rd graders about fire safety. Students learned what to doin case of a fire, what a fireman looks like in all of his gear, and were also able to take...
  8. Awesome Presenters at Roseland

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    Leah Everett, AmeriCorps Team Leader at Roseland Elementary Roseland has had some amazing presenters come to share unique information with our students. Presenters are such an important part of our program as they expose students to new ideas and allow for topics that might not be a central theme without their...
  9. Crocodile Dentist!

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    Melissa Whitehead, Supervising Teacher at RL Stevens Elementary   Gerry, a 2nd Grader, takes a turn brushing Snappy’s teeth On Wednesday, December 2nd, RL Stevens After School students got a visit from Snappy, the Crocodile Dentist. This toothy reptile reminded us how important it is to brush and floss each...