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From the CIS Kalamazoo Blog

Avoid The Summer Setback—READ!

June 18, 2013

Taking a “break” from learning during the summer months is hazardous to a student’s education. According to the National Summer Learning Association more than half of the achievement gap between...

Bookends of Life

June 11, 2013

Today’s lovely post is written by Carly Wiggins, Director of Volunteer Services for Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo. A few weeks ago, I started my day at the senior honors...

Moore Than Ever

June 4, 2013

Today we feature Lori Moore, one of the 2013 award winners recently honored at the sixth annual Champ Celebration. CIS Board Member, Jeff Patton, who is also CEO of Kalamazoo...

Developing The Future Through Love

May 28, 2013

Today’s post comes from Bonnie Terrentine. Bonnie is the CIS Site Coordinator at Lincoln International Studies School. Her post sheds light on the vital role Youth Development Workers have in helping our...

Derek Keeps Kids On The Move

May 14, 2013

Today’s post is written by Donna Carroll, Director of Health Initiatives. It appeared in Go! Team Go! an internal publication generated by Melissa Holman, After School Program Coordinator. We thought...

A Shout Out To Secretaries

April 23, 2013
Category: Partnerships

Secretaries make the world go ‘round. If you are a parent, volunteer, or partner with us you know that the secretary is often the first face you encounter upon entering...