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Dec
20
5:30 PM17:30

Massachusetts: East Somerville Community School WOW!

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For the past ten weeks, our students have been learning from volunteer Citizen Teachers to code, build robots, complete science experiments and more. At the WOW! Gallery, students will teach back to you all they've discovered this semester. Afterwards, you'll have the opportunity to mingle with these future programmers and engineers, leaders and innovators over a pizza dinner. The evening will conclude with announcements and awards.

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A Night For CS
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

A Night For CS

Join us for a night of cocktails, appetizers, and networking while supporting Citizen Schools!

Meet some amazing Citizen Teachers and community leaders, learn more about the incredible impact of Citizen Schools and find out about all the ways you (and your company) can get involved.

There will be a raffle with some fantastic prizes - tickets will be sold on-site the night of the event.

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Collins Middle School Spring Showcase
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Collins Middle School Spring Showcase

Citizen Schools and our Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms at Collins Middle School into video production spaces, marketing firms courtrooms, financial investment offices, laboratories and so much more!   You will learn from middle school students at Collins! They'll teach you what they have mastered during their Citizen Schools elective and you will be WOW! with what they have learned.

The Evening

6:00-6:15 Welcome in the Auditorium

6:15-7:15 Student Showcase on 2nd Floor

7:15-7:30 Student Awards + Appreciation in Auditorium

7:30-7:45 Reception + Dessert

Additional Details & Getting There:

Parking can be found around Collins Middle School and specifically in the large lot next to Bertram Field, off Powder House Lane. Please enter through the school’s main entrance, off Powder House Lane, on the opposite side of the building from Highland Avenue. The event will take place in the cafeteria & the 2nd Floor.

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

  • Salem Access TV

  • Applied Materials

  • USA Rugby + Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization

  • Keurig

  • Teachers at the Collins Middle School
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Edwards Middle School WOW! Showcase
May
25
5:00 PM17:00

Edwards Middle School WOW! Showcase

Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students in Boston into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors, and so much more. You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned. We hope you will join us!

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Cisco, MediaGirls, Pell Animation, athenahealth, YWCA Boston, Northestern University, WeThrive, Gilbane Building Company, Northeastern Women's Rugby Team, USA Rugby + Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization, Bunker Hill Community College, Northern Trust, City Sprouts, Boston Public Health Commission, TripAdvisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Stand Up For Your Rights Showcase
May
24
5:30 PM17:30

Stand Up For Your Rights Showcase

Join us at Moakley Courthouse!

Since February, Citizen Schools & Discovering Justice have partnered with law firms across Boston to transform conference rooms & courtrooms into classrooms where volunteer attorneys teach middle school students the ins and outs of the law, as they prepare for their trials.

On May 24th, students will put their learning to the test as they present their cases in front of a real judge, family members, and civic leaders.

The Evening

5:00-5:40 Arrival and Judges/Juror Reception

5:40-6:00 Opening Remarks & Transition to Courtrooms

6:00-7:00 Students Deliver Trial

7:00-7:30 Celebratory Pizza Reception

Additional Details & Getting There: Please bring a photo ID to pass through security. You will have to “check” technology at the security desk.  Take the Silver Line 1 or 2 to Courthouse Station or pay for parking at one of the parking lots located on Northern Ave in front of the courthouse. All-day parking is generally around $14.

Tremendous thanks to our legal volunteers from:

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky + Popeo PC
  • GE
  • WilmerHale
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Jones Day
  • Goulston Storrs
  • Discovering Justice
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Orchard Gardens School WOW! Showcase
May
22
4:30 PM16:30

Orchard Gardens School WOW! Showcase

Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students in Boston into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors, and so much more. You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned. We hope you will join us!

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Cisco, MediaGirls, Pell Animation, athenahealth, YWCA Boston, Northestern University, WeThrive, Gilbane Building Company, Northeastern Women's Rugby Team, USA Rugby + Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization, Bunker Hill Community College, Northern Trust, City Sprouts, Boston Public Health Commission, TripAdvisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Spring WOW! Bowl
May
20
9:30 AM09:30

Spring WOW! Bowl

Come join us at our biannual WOW! Bowl. Watch as students come together to compete against rival schools in soccer, flag football, and rugby! Students have been training all semester for this event to showcase their skills and win the highly coveted Championship Award!

Event Schedule:

9:15 Opening Ceremonies for Students

9:30-11:30 Tournaments

11:30-12:00 Closing Ceremonies/ Lunch  

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

  • USA Rugby & Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization

  • Wentworth College

  • Northeastern University Women's Rugby Team
  • Browne Middle School coaches

  • Wright Middle School coaches

  • Edwards Middle School coaches

  • McCormack Middle School coaches

  • Trotter Innovation School coaches

  • Orchard Gardens coaches

Getting there:

Chelsea High School is accessible on the MBTA. Street Parking is available on Everett Ave and a parking lot is available on Carter Street near the school.

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Browne Middle School WOW! Showcase
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

Browne Middle School WOW! Showcase

In our fourth year in Chelsea, Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students at the Browne Middle School and Wright Middle School into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors and so much more.   You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned!  We hope you will join us!

Getting There: Parking can be found around the school.  Pay close attention to the street signs. Please enter through the school’s main entrance, off Arlington Street.

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Google, Bunker Hill Community College, MediaGirls, Girls Who Code, YWCA Boston, WeThrive, GreenRoots, Microsoft, USA Rugby, athenahealth

 
 
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Wright Middle School WOW! Showcase
May
18
4:30 PM16:30

Wright Middle School WOW! Showcase

In our fourth year in Chelsea, Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students at the Browne Middle School and Wright Middle School into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors and so much more.   You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned!  We hope you will join us!

Getting There: Parking can be found around the school.  Pay close attention to the street signs. Please enter through the school’s main entrance, off Arlington Street.

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Google, Bunker Hill Community College, MediaGirls, Girls Who Code, YWCA Boston, WeThrive, GreenRoots, Microsoft, USA Rugby, athenahealth

 
 
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Trotter Innovation School WOW! Showcase
May
18
4:00 PM16:00

Trotter Innovation School WOW! Showcase

Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students in Boston into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors, and so much more. You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned. We hope you will join us!

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Cisco, MediaGirls, Pell Animation, athenahealth, YWCA Boston, Northestern University, WeThrive, Gilbane Building Company, Northeastern Women's Rugby Team, USA Rugby + Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization, Bunker Hill Community College, Northern Trust, City Sprouts, Boston Public Health Commission, TripAdvisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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McCormack Middle School WOW! Showcase
May
16
5:00 PM17:00

McCormack Middle School WOW! Showcase

Citizen Schools and Citizen Teacher volunteers have transformed classrooms and students in Boston into scientists, web-designers, community advocates, financial advisers, writers, inventors, and so much more. You will learn from our students about the many topics they have mastered during their semester-long apprenticeships as they showcase their skills. You will be the students, and they will be your teachers when they WOW! you with what they've learned. We hope you will join us!

Tremendous thanks to volunteers from:

Cisco, MediaGirls, Pell Animation, athenahealth, YWCA Boston, Northestern University, WeThrive, Gilbane Building Company, Northeastern Women's Rugby Team, USA Rugby + Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization, Bunker Hill Community College, Northern Trust, City Sprouts, Boston Public Health Commission, TripAdvisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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