Blog Tag: Communities In Schools

Spotlight on CIS Alumna, Dominique Edwards

December 19, 2017
Category: Success Stories

Dominique Edwards, a 2014 graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School, is featured in this year’s 2016/17 CIS Annual Report. A CIS alumna and former board member of Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo,...

Storms All Around Us

September 19, 2017
Category: General Info

Lately, it feels as if storms are all around us. Right now, the Kalamazoo community is weathering its own tragedy of the five young people who were killed in the...

The Madness Of The March To Graduation

March 25, 2014
Category: The CIS Model

In my house, “March Madness” means the excitement of the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. It’s great to see KPS grads Devin Oliver (University of Dayton) and Von Washington, III...

Gulnar Husain: No Longer Unsung

January 21, 2014

We are excited that CIS Site Coordinator Gulnar Husain has received national recognition for her work within Arcadia Elementary School. She joins the ranks of only a handful throughout this country to receive...

Got CIS?

December 10, 2012

As a parent of a Kalamazoo Public School student, James Spencer has love, luck, and courage on his side. He also has Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo (CIS). “I have...

Roots And Wings

December 4, 2012

Today’s post comes from James Hissong, a former teacher within the Kalamazoo Public Schools. James is our Quality & Evaluation Coordinator.  He works within the downtown office and out at...