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Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy - Global Week of Service Signature Event
Team member volunteer projects will focus on Celebrating Cultures (World's Fair) and Strengthening Communities (facility improvements). World's Fair Projects Include: 1.) Games Around the World (grades K-2nd) The session will feature activities and games from BRAZIL, CHINA amp; SPAIN 2.) Arts amp; Crafts Around the World (grades 3rd - 5th) Volunteers will assist children in creating arts amp; crafts projects from THAILAND, CANADA amp; EGYPT 3.) Test Your Geography Knowledge (6th - 8th grades) The session will be set up in a game show format, team members will provide clues and teams of students will compete for prizes. Facility Improvement Projects: Light construction including: building planter beds, constructing a small set of bleachers for the athletic field, etc. Schedule of Events: 8:00am – 8:30am: REGISTRATION @ PALMER HOUSE (t-shirt pick up, light breakfast) 8:30am: BUS LOAD amp; DEPARTURE / WABASH ENTRANCE 9:10am: VOLUNTEERS ARRIVE @ GUNSAULUS 9:20am: WELCOME amp; ORIENTATION 9:45am: SET UP/DECORATE WORLD’S FAIR STATIONS 10:30 am – 1:00pm: DAYS EVENTS INCLUDING WORLD’S FAIR AND FACILITY PROJECTS ETC 1:00pm: VOLUNTEER CLEAN-UP 1:15pm: LUNCH on site 1:45pm: VOLUNTEER WRAP UP AND EVALUATION 2:00pm: VOLUNTEERS DEPART Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy: Located at the heart of Brighton Park, Gunsaulus serves nearly 500 students in grades pre-k through 8. 90% of students are low-income. The current administration is in its first year and they are making great strides in improving the academics and culture of Gunsaulus. In terms of academic performance, they have gone from the bottom 10 to the TOP 10 within their network. They take a holistic approach to child development by offering art, dance, music, and sports programs in addition to academics.Mission: Gunsaulus is dedicated to nurturing and developing a community of passionate, loving and respectful life-long learners and leaders who empower themselves as global citizens.
- When 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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