On October 16, students, parents, faculty, staff and the Mustang dedicated their time (and feet!) to help raise funds for a charitable organization through our 20th annual community Fun Run. We believe that by infusing philanthropy into our community activities we can embody our core values and purposefully engage with our strategic priorities, especially our mission to empower our students to make a difference.
On Friday, May 18, 200 high school students began the Sixth Annual 24-Hour Relay to raise awareness and money for cancer-related causes in Japan. One of these causes is the Shine On! Facility Dog Program based out of the Shizuoka Children’s Hospital and Kanagawa Children Medical Center. Warren Lavender (high school counselor) writes on this year’s relay.
Eighth-grader Matthew Kaung writes on the Middle School Student Service Leadership Team’s (SSLT) yearly trip to Tohoku as part of the Tohoku Virtual English Classroom (TVEC) program in support of victims of the 3/11 earthquake. Continue reading
Lindsay Peak (middle school teacher) and Wesley Przybylski (middle school learning innovation coach) write on the middle school money smart class, in which students identify social issues or interests and develop their original ideas into “social startups.” The course culminates in students pitching their startups to potential “investors.” Continue reading
Three seventh-grade students share their recent trip, organized by middle school teacher Ben Lewis, to the Second Harvest Japan offices, what they did, what they learned and why they want to help. Continue reading