Category Archives: Values Compassion

The Food Truck Emerges

Sixth graders completed┬átheir structure of a food truck, built of Goya cans, at the Poughkeepsie Galleria mall! The truck is striking for several reasons: it has a lighted sign, reading How CAN I help you? It has brightly lit headlights. … Continue reading

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True Service Learning Couples Awareness and Agency

A student walked into my office today, with great excitement. She and her mom had taken time after school to deliver a play kitchen to the downtown Poughkeepsie daycare where some of our students volunteered during this year’s service learning … Continue reading

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Chorus Sings at The Landing

All on the same stretch of Boardman Road,came two debuts this fall: We established a chorus in the middle school and a retirement residence, The Landing, opened up across the street from our campus. With both new endeavors up and … Continue reading

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Food Bowl 2016

Sixth grade students returned to school triumphant this week after completing the Food Bowl build. Continue reading

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Winterfest 2015

  We had a warm and community focused ending to this amazing week. The last school week of 2015 could not have been better– from Food Bowl to Mozambique to the concert and today’s end of year festivities, everyone shone. … Continue reading

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Food Bowl Launches Design 2016

What if you could create a school program that combined empathy for the cause of food justice with engineering, design and English Language Arts? What if that very program required collaboration with organizations outside of school, as well as massive … Continue reading

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Commitment Leads to Meaningful Work for Mozambique…and our Students

Education brings the world to students. Knowledge opens minds. As technology advances, finding its place in the classroom has been seen as important over and over again. Moveable type made textbooks possible, television and video made seeing breaking news and … Continue reading

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