Tag: Community service

Ombudsman students pitch in during flood watch (Seneca, Mo.)

During late March, the city of Seneca, Mo., was under a flood watch;  rain water spilling over the sidewalks and into local businesses was just an inch away. A group of Ombudsman students volunteered to help fill sandbags provided by ...

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Arizona Charter Metro Raises Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix

Charter Metro in Phoenix concluded their fall 2011 community service project with the presentation of a check for $174 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix. This gift will provide 46 meals to children enrolled in the program. Each ...

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Oakwood Digital Helps Raise Money for the United Way (Marietta, Ga.)

In November, Oakwood held a Pizza Day fundraiser for the United Way. Pizza and soft drinks were sold during lunch to raise money for this great cause. Oakwood’s United Way Ambassador, Mike Chumley, Principal, Steve Butler and school Secretary, Sue ...

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UPDATED – Operation Greeting 2011: Supporting U.S. Troops

UPDATE: Wednesday, Nov. 23 As we all prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I just wanted to express my thanks to all of you for supporting Operation Greeting. This was the most successful year to date. We collected 2,210 cards. What ...

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Ombudsman Centers Participate in American Cancer Society Relay for Life (Georgia)

This year, the North GA-1 region decided to make a difference by teaming up to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. In early March, three teams were formed in each of the three school districts: Cobb, Bibb ...

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Service Learning Project: Pillow Cases for People in Care (Potosi, Mo.)

The students at the Potosi Center recently participated in Pillow Cases for People in Care, in a service learning project where the students made pillow cases to donate to seniors at a local nursing home. This project required each student ...

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Mundelein Center’s Service Learning Spring (Mundelein, Ill.)

Jeremy Klein and Jay Park receiving their  Ombudsman diploma covers and graduation treats at the Mundelein Class of 2011 center graduation celebration. Mundelein Center seniors Jeremy Klein and Jay Park (…now grads!) co-wrote the following essay about their experiences participating ...

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Ombudsman celebrates the holidays by giving back

Students and staff at Ombudsman learning centers throughout the country are directing their holiday spirit toward serving others by contributing food, clothing and toys to their neighbors in need, raising money for children’s hospitals and sending handmade cards to U.S. ...

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Gordon Center News – December (Calhoun, Ga.)

Star Students Congratulations Andrew Shirley and Ashley Tidwell on meeting all of their graduation goals! They have been named star students because of their hard work and determination to earn a diploma! We wish them the best of luck in ...

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La Fayette Center News – November (La Fayette, Ga.)

Star Students Congratulations to Ezekiel Snider ( left) for being selected as start student for the month of October. Ezekiel has gone above and beyond in the area of service this month. He stayed after class three days cutting, sorting, ...

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