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Reengaging Students This Fall

Reengaging Students This Fall

By Julia Flynn | Oct. 5, 2021 Facebook Twitter Email Academic Assistance All in for Students Basic Needs

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

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CIS of Washington has been collecting school supplies to deliver to students around the state.

 

 

 

 

CHESTERFIELD, VA

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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

sample photoHurrican 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.

 

 

 

ODESSA, TX

sample photoFAFSA College Prep

CIS of Permian Basin staff members have been helping high school students get started on their FAFSA, scholarship applications, and college preparation.

 

 

 

 

TACOMA, WA

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Backpack Drive

CIS of Tacoma has been collecting backpacks filled with school supplies for students. They have collected over 1500 backpacks so far!

 

 

 

CHATHAM, NC

Hispanic Heritage Month
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A CIS of Chatham site coordinator created a Hispanic Heritage Month board with flags representing the many students’ backgrounds.

 

 

 

RICHMOND, VA

"Magic Bubbles"
sample photoBlowing 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
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A CIS of New Mexico site coordinator led monolingual students in an interactive English language practice.

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