1. Volunteer Highlight

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    Leah Everett, AmeriCorps VIP Fellow at Roseland Elementary Our volunteers at Roseland have been amazing: consistent, responsible, passionate about helping our kids, positive, and ready to learn. In addition to the fantastic individuals who come each week to support classrooms, help with homework, and lead activities, we have a few...
  2. Every Roseland Student is a STAR!

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    Charlie Ruda, AmeriCorps Team Leader at Roseland Elementary School It’s Wednesday at Roseland. The students are sitting quietly behind the library. There is an anticipatory buzz surrounding the children as the mentor concludes her announcements “….this student has shown tremendous improvement and is responsible when he does his homework. He...
  3. Roseland Nutition Olympics Carnival

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    Leah Everett, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Roseland Elementary During TV Turn Off Week this year, Roseland had our Nutrition Olympics Carnival. Once postponed due to bad weather, we kept our fingers crossed on the big day for sunshine. The day arrived, and it was time to celebrate our nutrition education...
  4. Roseland Reads!

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    The time has finally come, our students worked their hardest to earn stickers for months by reading passages during tutoring! One by one, two by two, they placed stickers on the door at Roseland’s room 37, waiting for the magical day to come. Finally, it was time. Mentors joined a...
  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. Service Learning at Roseland Elementary

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    Charlie Ruda, AmeriCorps Team Leader at Roseland Elementary Service Learning Projects are in full swing at Roseland, and our various activities are centered on making our community a better place! First graders have been studying the benefits of physical fitness. They have been talking about stretching, what muscles we use...
  7. 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...
  8. Roseland Literacy Tutoring Party!

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    Leah Everett, AmeriCorps Team Leader at Roseland Elementary School Roseland’s tutoring party was a great success! As a reward system for excellent tutoring behavior, hard work with reading, spelling, and phonetics, we have a sticker chart on our classroom door. With 1200 spaces, it only took students until mid-November to...
  9. 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...
  10. Roseland Nutrition Olympics

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    Kristen Mowers, Nutrition Coordinator – CalSERVES CalSERVES Roseland Elementary Program hosted Nutrition Olympics at their site. The mentors and students had loads of fun participating in a variety of nutritional booths. Some of the students’ favorites were Pepper Toss, Citrus Tic Tac Toe, and the “Food For Thought” ticket booth....