1. CalSERVES Makes a Difference: Taylor Mountain

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    This is the third post in a series of 4 in which we will be highlighting the amazing efforts of CalSERVES Programs in their Make a Difference Day projects. Each project involved a host of AmeriCorps members and volunteers and provided needed services to the communities in which are programs...
  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. Meet the Team Leaders: Lauren Allison

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    Lauren Allison, AmeriCorps Team Leader and a Taylor Mountain student My name is Lauren Allison and I am the Team Leader at Taylor Mountain Elementary. I moved to Santa Rosa from the East Bay to attend Sonoma State University where I recently graduated with a BA in Liberal Studies. I...
  4. 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,...
  5. 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...
  6. Students Enraptured by Music

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    Last week at Taylor Mountain, CalSERVES’ very own Kara Shelton (Literacy Tutoring Team Leader from Wright) stopped by to share her musical expertise with our 5th and 6th grade After School classes. As Kara performed her Irish fiddle and classical Bach pieces on her violin, the students’ excitement and pleasure...