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Learning from the Outdoors

Learning from the Outdoors
October 3, 2018

“Alright guys, I need all the bolts taken out of these picnic tables. It shouldn’t take you that long!” I looked up at the source of this strange suggestion, our project sponsor at Afton State...

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Changing the community one blanket at a time
Cozy club snuggles up to idea of benevolence
March 24, 2017

Last month, Sam Monahan '18 stood in front of Forum to present her idea: a club focused on helping others feel just a little more at ease in unfortunate circumstances. With all of the clubs at school focused...

El Centro

October 1, 2012

This summer I volunteered for the Siembra pre-school program at El Centro, a Hispanic community center on Chicago Avenue.  I walked into the lobby on my first day expecting to say “hola” to the receptionist,...

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