Reengaging Students This Fall
This Fall, Communities In Schools® (CIS™) affiliates are finding creative ways to help students become more accustomed to being back in school. CIS staff members across the country are connecting with students, holding academic help sessions, providing disaster relief, and more, to reengage students in learning.
FEDERAL WAY, WA
School Supply Collections
CIS of Washington has been collecting school supplies to deliver to students around the state.
Fuel Up Friday
Each Friday, a CIS of Chesterfield site coordinator goes to the first bus stop of a route and rides with the students. She brings snacks for the driver and connects with students and families. Each Friday, a CIS of Chesterfield site coordinator goes to the first bus stop of a route and rides with the students. She brings snacks for the driver and connects with students and families.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
Hurrican Ida Recovery
As the community begins to rebuild after Hurricane Ida, CIS of Gulf South staff have been supplying families with hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and basic construction materials.
FAFSA College Prep
CIS of Permian Basin staff members have been helping high school students get started on their FAFSA, scholarship applications, and college preparation.
CIS of Tacoma has been collecting backpacks filled with school supplies for students. They have collected over 1500 backpacks so far!
Hispanic Heritage Month
A CIS of Chatham site coordinator created a Hispanic Heritage Month board with flags representing the many students’ backgrounds.
Blowing bubbles can help calm elementary students’ nerves about school, so a CIS of Richmond site coordinator encouraged kids to “blow magic bubbles” as they entered school.
SANTA FE, NM
Interactive English Practice
A CIS of New Mexico site coordinator led monolingual students in an interactive English language practice.