URGENT! Unprecedented times.
URGENT! Unprecedented Times Call for Unprecedented Support! As you know, New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham has called a state public health emergency. A part of her response has been to close all public schools from March 16th through at least April 6th. While this decision is the appropriate response for protecting children, families and communities from the threat of COVID-19, Communities In Schools (CIS) students and families will be without the daily care and support of C
Connecting Students with Caring Adults!
Connecting Students with Caring Adults to Help Students Succeed! It’s 2pm on Monday and Dee, a Communities In Schools Volunteer Tutor, has arrived to meet with eleven-year-old Maria (not her real name). Maria is a fourth grade student and the pair have been meeting twice a week for three years to support Maria’s reading proficiency. They play word games, Dee encourages Maria to read more difficult books, they giggle at funny stories - and in some cases - they turn stories th