Posts made in April, 2011

Celebrating Success with The Partnership For Our Kids Goal Setting Program

Posted by on Apr 28, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Celebrating Success with The Partnership For Our Kids Goal Setting Program

The school year is nearly complete and while some students are day-dreaming about swimming pools and sleeping late, the students in the Partnership’s goal setting program are working hard to achieve their fourth quarter goals and finish the year with a celebration of success! “A lot of the students are expressing confidence in their goal progress, and some have already met one or two goals,” says Program Coordinator, Kris Morgan. Several students are also trying to find ways to show appreciation to their goal buddies for encouraging them throughout the year. “Many classrooms created cards...

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Change For Change

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Change For Change

How old do you have to be to change the world? Miss Fischer’s sixth-grade classroom at Fontenelle Elementary School has decided to take on this challenge by completing one act of kindness at a time. The Partnership For Our Kids would like to recognize these outstanding students for being leaders of change! It began as a simple World Studies lesson. Fontenelle sixth-grade teacher, Anna Fischer wanted to motivate her students to begin thinking about the world outside of themselves. “I created a presentation about atrocities that have taken place around the world, due to hate,” says Fischer....

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Spring Into Action With The Partnership For Our Kids

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Spring Into Action With The Partnership For Our Kids

The sun is out, the snow is gone and just like spring flowers are popping up all over the city, so are the latest Partnership For Our Kids activities! Here is a preview of what is coming up: Omaha Storm Chasers – Partnership For Our Kids Night – April 22nd Kick off the baseball season with the Storm Chasers and The Partnership For Our Kids! The Storm Chasers will take on the Memphis Redbirds at 7p.m. at Werner Stadium and one of our students will be throwing the very first pitch! Come root for both your home teams! Oh, did we mention there would be fireworks? IMAX Double Feature...

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Giving Time and Heart

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Giving Time and Heart

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart. ~Elizabeth Andrew Time is a resource that is always in high demand and it seems that there is never enough of it to go around. So in order to give one’s time away, there had better be a really good reason for doing so, right? Partnership group-mentor, Kristin Nolan actually has five good reasons for donating her time. Their names are Geovany, Mirna, Francisco, Herlin and Jennifer. Nolan has been a Partnership group mentor volunteer with students at South High School for a year and a half and she truly feels that it has...

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