1. Kids Quotes to Make you Smile

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    Kids say the funniest and sweetest things. Here are a few recent quotes from students in the CalSERVES programs, as reported by their mentors on Facebook. Be sure to like our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/calserves, and see more of the amazing ways our AmeriCorps members are making a difference! Patrick McGrath,...
  2. Making a Difference at Taylor Mountain

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    Richelle Andre, AmeriCorps VIP Fellow at Taylor Mountain Elementary On Saturday, October 22nd the Taylor Mountain team, aided by a handful of caring and passionate volunteers, helped start the Taylor Mountain school garden – completely from scratch! Lumber and supplies were generously donated by Mission Ace Hardware, Bennet Valley Ace,...
  3. Leadership Students are Monkeying Around

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    Kristen Mowers, Supervising Teacher, Taylor Mountain Elementary The students who were selected to join the CalSERVES leadership program at Taylor Mountain were rewarded with a field trip to Expedition Island for their work. Students had to attend everyday, bring a great attitude, and help make plans for the year. They...
  4. My Garden, a 2nd Grade Poem

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    My GardenBy Alondra, 2nd Grader at Meadow View Elementary My garden is green.My garden is clean.My garden has a lot of things in the spring.In spring flowers grow and grow beautiful.I plant cherries and berries and I eat them at end.“Mmmmm, delicious,” said my brother.
  5. Passion, Potential, Power

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    At CalSERVES, our Vision is To provide opportunities to discover passions, realize potential, and express power We serve thousands of students each year, with this vision in mind. We have hundreds of AmeriCorps volunteers who are trained and supported through this vision. Why do we do what we do? Because...
  6. KAWANA PRESENTS… Christian!

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    Cyndie Granato, Team Leader at Kawana Elementary Christian Lugo, CalSERVES Tutoring and After School Student Kawana has decided to profile one amazing student each month in a special section called KAWANA PRESENTS. And who better to choose for our first article than one of our star tutoring kids? So, Kawana...