Students in grades 6 – 8 at Westchester Country Day School spend one Friday each quarter serving in their community. The students visit with residents in nursing homes, tutor at elementary schools, and participate in on-campus service opportunities such as picking-up trash, maintaining trails on the 53-acre campus, and helping in lower school classrooms. Service learning is an integral part of Westchester’s curriculum.
Blake Legacy Day 2013: All-community; All service
One Friday each fall, the entire Blake community comes together for Legacy Day – a day of community building centered on service. Legacy Day is a special time when students, faculty, staff and alumni gather with the common purpose of strengthening commitments to lifelong learning, community service and world citizenship. Each year the service work […]
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Environmental sustainability is a watchword at Darrow School, where solar energy, wind power, energy conservation, and organic food production are parts of the fabric of school life. The Living Machine™, an environmentally advanced treatment facility, processes wastewater from campus buildings via a bio-mimetic system using bacterial and mechanical filtration, with students performing many of the […]
Hockaday partners with Dallas public schools
Hockaday girls work hard at their own studies, but in a single academic year they also logged more than 12,000 hours providing tutoring and academic enrichment for students in underserved public schools in the Dallas Independent School District. Initially a community service program, the partnership has evolved into a true service learning opportunity in which […]
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