Category Archives: CIS Blog

ReaLife Mentoring Kicks-Off New School Year

This past week, some of the ReaLife Mentors and Bridge to Success mentees had their first Mentor Meet and Greet Party at Wolfson High School.  Currently, there are 70 students part of the Bridge to Success Program with 17 mentees involved … Continue reading

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The First Tee of Jacksonville Introduces Core Values to STEM Camp Students

Our STEM (Science.Technology.Engineering.Math) Academy Summer Camp continues to provide excellent enrichment opportunities to our students. The campers from A. Phillip Randolph Academies of Technology had a chance to partner with The First Tee of Jacksonville to gain hands on experience … Continue reading

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#ClassOfChange Sparks a New Movement Among CIS Seniors

Our national office of Communities In Schools has developed a social media movement that has taken over graduating high school seniors across America. #ClassofChange is a campaign that was launched in April to empower students to change the picture of … Continue reading

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STEM Academy High School Students Explore the World of Drones

The CIS STEM Academy Summer Camp took flight with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University this summer. Anthony DellaCrosse, who teaches s a dual-enrollment program from Embry Riddle to students at Terry Parker High School,   showed the students in the CIS STEM Academy Summer … Continue reading

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Miss California Inspires the TEAM UP Summer Camp Students

  The students of the TEAM UP Summer Camp program at Northwestern Middle School had the opportunity to hear an inspirational message from reigning Miss California, Christina Meredith on Friday afternoon. “Just 8 years ago I was living in my … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Literacy Tutors Celebrate the End of the Year!

  Our Literacy program hosted their annual End of the Year Celebration at Biltmore Elementary. The day was filled with inspirational messages and heartfelt testimonies from students and tutors. The walls were decorated with colorful posters from motivated student readers. … Continue reading

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Biltmore Hosts Annual Donuts for Dads Breakfast

Biltmore Elementary hosted over 60 dads, grandfathers, uncles, and other male figures who joined together for breakfast and conversations with their elementary student at Donuts for Dads.  As the group enjoyed eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage and orange juice, former … Continue reading viagra soft tabs uk

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TEAM UP at Pinedale Tackles Science

Throughout the month of February, students in our TEAM UP After School program at Pinedale Elementary have been focusing on Science as part of their academic enrichment activity. Partnering with JEA & The Tree Hill Nature Center, the students have … Continue reading generic viagra in united states

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15th Annual TEAM UP Cheerleading Competition

Our Annual TEAM UP Cheerleading Competition was full of high kicks, low tumbles, and loud cheers. Over 200 students participated in the event, after months of practice during their enrichment hours in our After School Program. Over 1,500 families and … Continue reading buy viagra without prescription online

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Annual Mentor Celebration

In honor of National Mentoring Month, Communities In Schools celebrated the mentors in our Achievers For Life program for their dedication in helping the students they mentor reach success. Connie Hodges, President of the United Way of Northeast Florida, began … Continue reading

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