Blog Category: The CIS Model

Thank you, Dr. Rice!

September 3, 2019

The 2019/2020 school year has officially begun. Gary Start is serving as Interim Superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools after Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice was named Michigan State Superintendent of...

How CIS is Like Basketball

March 5, 2019
Category: The CIS Model

Did you know the Communities In Schools (CIS) network is working in 2,300 schools in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and serving nearly 1.5 million students using a model called...

Five Fun Fall Facts

October 30, 2018

Here’s a list of five fun fall facts to enjoy while you sip your pumpkin spice latte or other favorite fall beverage. One. This past September, the national organization of Communities...

How CIS is Like Basketball

March 20, 2018
Category: The CIS Model

“March Madness” is sweeping the country. So, let’s think about the way Communities In Schools does its work in terms of basketball. All across the US, 164 CIS affiliates help...

Back to School CIS-Style

September 5, 2017
Category: The CIS Model

It’s back to school for Kalamazoo Public School students. And back by popular demand is the post about what back to school means here at Communities In School…   Believing...