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Every year, students from Renaissance High School work with their Art teacher, Mrs. Hall to create beautiful works of art from chairs donated by the community.  These chairs will be auctioned off in the spring.  Proceeds will be given to a non profit organization. 

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Former Deputy Superintendent, Dave Reschke was given the Service Learning Administrator of the Year Award at the Learn and Serve Awards ceremony in February 2009.  Members of our Advisory team were also present; Christine Rogers, Sue Wilson, Corena Bell, and Radhika Issac.


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Students from Mrs. McEwen, Mr. Yeloushan, and Mrs. Conley's 2nd grade classes researched and created historical documents and a play about the history of Andersonville.


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After reading novels about people who made a difference, third grade students from Mrs. Hughes' class at Clarkston Elementary decided to make a difference at GraceCenters of Hope.  After touring the center and helping to serve lunch, students organized and raised funds to support the needs of children who are serviced there.


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Every year, students at Bailey Lake Elementary hold a school-wide (K-5) C.A.T.S. (Connecting Academics Through Service) ASL project.  BLE Coordinators Mrs. Noble, Mrs. Conn and Mrs. Wilson, work with staff and students to organize this great project where students learn about the needs of animals and help several local organizations.


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Mrs. McGinn and Mrs. Sorensen's two fourth grade classrooms from Independence Elementary researched, advertised, and fundraised in order to help Lighthouse North families with birthday party supplies. 


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Every year, Independence Elementary students and staff serve together to create a S.O.C.K.S. Day Event that focuses on helping those in need in their community including animals, the military, senior citizens, and patients at local hospitals.  Each grade level focuses on a separate need.  Pictured are 5th grade students interviewing a senior citizen for their language arts project. 

 


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Each month, Independence Elementary 2nd grade students from Mrs. Zittel, Mrs. Anderson, and Mrs. Hill's classroom meet with Senior Citizens from the community to play math games. 


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Middle school students from Mrs. Wilson's 7th grade classroom learned first hand the importance of literacy by becoming Reading Buddies for elementary students at North Sashabaw Elementary.  Every other week SMS students walked to NSE to work on reading skills with their elementary buddies.