Ninth grade participates in community service day

Isabelle Kantz and Ella Tollman November 17, 2015 Comments Off on Ninth grade participates in community service day
Ninth grade participates in community service day
During one of the presentations of the day, the Class of 2019 learned about the organization Free the Children. Founded by Craig and Marc Kielburger, Free the Children is an international charity that advocates for human and youth rights. Photographer: Ella Tollman '19

The ninth grade participated in a community service day on Nov. 4, 2015. The freshman heard from guest speakers and attended seminars throughout the day.

The overall theme for the day was how faith and religion can inspire someone to volunteer in their community. This theme is based on the next unit that the ninth grade will be completing in their history classes — world religions and beliefs.

“It was really intriguing to see how people use their faith as their reasoning and motivation for community service,” Sidney Velasquez ’19 said.

“It was interesting to be exposed to different cultures and different beliefs that you aren’t a part of,” Doris Sandberg ’19 said.

Below are photographs from the day. Click on an image to begin the slideshow.


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