Category Archives: TEAM UP

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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TEAM UP Partners with The First Tee

Partnering with The First Tee of Jacksonville, students from the Mathew Gilbert Middle TEAM UP summer camp have the opportunity to participate in a golf clinic that teaches the fundamentals and core values of the game. To gain hands on … Continue reading

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Charity Navigator: 4 Star Rating!

For four consecutive years, Charity Navigator has awarded Communities In Schools of Jacksonville a four star rating for fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. During the Charity Navigator’s twelve year history, CIS Jax has been awarded four out of four stars … Continue reading

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Intern Blog: More Than Just a Job

Joining the Communities In Schools team as a work-study intern was a life changing experience. When I applied for a job through my school’s work-study program, I never contemplated working off campus. At first I was apprehensive about my interview … Continue reading

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J.E.B Stuart Middle explores the Tuskegee Airmen

The three day Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen event took place April 23rd-25th at J.E.B. Stuart Middle School, in part of the CIS AmeriCorps DREAM Project. Each day, the event began with TEAM UP students watching a continual viewing of … Continue reading

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