Category Archives: TEAM UP

Jacksonville’s 5th Annual Children’s Week Advocacy Walk

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville staff and our AmeriCorps volunteers participated in the Jacksonville Kids Coalition ‘s 5th Annual Children’s Week Advocacy Walk. More than 300 participated in the walk from Hemming Park to the Jacksonville Landing supporting students from … Continue reading

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“Celebrating African Americans in the Military” held at the Joseph Stilwell Military Academy of Leadership

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville’s Dream Project and the VetSuccess AmeriCorps program hosted the “Celebrating African Americans in the Military” on February 26th and 27th at the Joseph Stilwell Military Academy of Leadership. The event promoted the students understanding of … Continue reading

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CIS of Jax Celebrates 25 Years with the Silver Gala

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville celebrated 25 years of service to Jacksonville’s youth on Thursday, February 5, 2015 with more than 430 supporters, funders and volunteers during The Silver Gala. The night was bright, bright with the success of an … 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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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

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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

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CIS Teams up for Edward Waters Football Camp

The TEAM UP After School  program recently partnered with the Edward Waters College football team for a day of drills, races, and fun. Students who participate on the TEAM UP intramural flag-football teams were invited to learn the fundamentals of the game … Continue reading

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Intern Blog: Tilynn

Tilynn is a recent graduate of Terry Parker High School where she was President of the Student Council, a member of the Honors Math Club, and participated in bowling and weight lifting. This Fall, Tilynn will be a freshman at … Continue reading

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Intern Blog: Alex

 Alex is currently entering his Senior year at Wolfson High School. He hopes to go to Brown University following graduation, where he plans to major in Accounting and Economics. At Wolfson, Alex is President of the Speech club & Economics … Continue reading

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Woodland Acres Journey Around the World

The Superintendents Academy at Woodland Acres Elementary spent their summer on a journey around the world. Over the course of six weeks, each grade level focused their learning on a specific country to virtually explore and learn about through their … Continue reading

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