Goshen Friends & Community OutreachProviding opportunities for our school community to become aware of needs within our greater community and our individual ability to bring hope and joy to others.What is “Community Cares”?Community Cares is the GFS service learning program that sets aside monthly class time so that all students and staff can learn about the needs of specific focus areas, work on cooperative outreach projects, and reflect on the impact of such an experience. What is “Kids Care”?The GFS community has been invited once again to bring energy and friendship through group activities to our next door neighbors at Bellingham and Park Lane senior centers. Since this program's introduction in 2006, Goshen students and their families have looked forward to these Wednesday afternoons, where friends from several generations socialize with each other and bring smiles to each others' faces. Tr. Mimi Ackers facilitates this wonderful intergenerational program. She can be reached by
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See some great photos from recent Kids Care outings!
Calendar of EventsCommunity Cares – Second Monday of Each MonthKids Care -- Third Wednesday of Each Month--Registration FormMLK Day of Service--Monday, January 21, 2012 Details and Registration FormClick here to take a look at the latest edition of the GFS service learning newsletter, CARING AND SHARING!
Graduates of Quaker elementary schools know themselves and are able to recognize the strengths of peers. Because they are effective communicators and creative problem solvers at an early age, the fifth graders approach transitions with self-assurance. They are not only prepared for a middle school setting; they are “ready” in every sense.