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SAGE IN ACTION
Service Learning is one of the SAGE CORE VALUES. Once inspired, students are then given the opportunity to go out and make positive changes themselves. Examples of service learning are cultivating a community garden to provide produce for a community food bank, a painted mural to change hearts and minds, or meeting with local government officials to propose a new measure.
Students will learn the five steps of service learning: investigation, preparation, action, reflection, and demonstration. They will learn the difference between volunteerism and service learning, and why both are important aspects of civic engagement. Students will learn to draw on personal connections and skills, work with community organizations to address specific needs, work with writing prompts aimed at helping students consider personal changes they can make to challenge bias, exclusion, and injustice, and work with - not for - individuals or groups the service learning projects will support.
SERVICE IN ACTION
Below is a small snippet of our SAGE Scholars efforts to be the change
Sixth Grade Strike
for Climate Change
SAGE 6th Graders took to the streets for SAGE's Fridays for Future monthly activism event
Garden Beautification Day
SAGE Scholars (and teachers!) showed up en masse to clean up Armstrong''s beloved garden to prepare it for school-wide use!
Sandwich Making Party
SAGE Scholars made over 100 lunches for those in our unhoused community!
For Social Action
SAGE Scholars gave their time to various charitable organizations for an entire day of service in action
SAGE Scholars cheered on our Millikan administration and staff in honor of WeSPARK Cancer Support Center
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