Perspective: Rob Haworth, Giving Back Throughout this newsletter, you’ll see a few of the many ways our students give back to the community, including a donation drive for a local animal shelter, adoption of local families by our athletes, a fundraiser/donation drive for a local nonprofit, and by caroling out in the community. Projects [...]
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Kindness rocks at Roosevelt Sarah Hoover, second grade teacher at Roosevelt STEAM Academy created the Kids with Character Club this year, seeing it as an opportunity for kids to learn about doing nice things for others. “Doing a good deed for someone else is all that matters,” said Hoover. “Through our club we try [...]
Bristol students romp to raise funds for ADEC Last December, Bristol PE Teacher Mike Pflugner came across some old ribbons with the words “Rudolph Romp” on them. The staff at Bristol did some research and found that the Rudolph Romp was an old tradition at Bristol, where the students would participate in reindeer races [...]
Central students spread cheer throughout Elkhart For the second consecutive year, Elkhart Central’s “Shades of Blue” choral ensemble took to the streets of downtown Elkhart to spread holiday cheer. According to Elkhart Central choral director Bill Niederer, the group has caroled inside the halls of Elkhart Central for many years, but principal Frank Serge [...]
Riverview students team up to help Pet Refuge A few weeks ago, Riverview Elementary third graders, headed by third-grade teacher Kerry Mullet, took a field trip the local pet care and adoption center Pet Refuge where students toured the facilities, learned more about the animal shelters, and ultimately were inspired to begin a school-wide [...]
Elkhart Memorial Girls Basketball Adopts Local Families As the girls’ basketball coach at West Side Middle School, Krista Hennings sees and hears a lot of the things happening at West Side and with West Side families. When she heard about a family who was struggling, she saw it as an outreach opportunity for Elkhart [...]