During the 2017-2018 school year, students at Covington Catholic High School collected nearly three tons of food as part of their “Can Hunger” food drive. They also collected plastic store bags that were turned into mats for the homeless with the help of Shari The Bag Lady
The canned food and nonperishable items were donated to Be Concerned.
Covington Catholic Canned Food Drive from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
7th Graders at Conner Middle School staged a Night of Jazz to benefit the Henry Hosea House and their programs for the homeless. They received help from Randell Bertsche from UC’s College Conservatory of Music and The Four + Brass Band and the Skyline Chili in Hebron.
ConnerMiddleNightOJazz from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
Deer Park High School’s Senior Serve – Local12 from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
While the underclassmen were stuck taking state standardized tests, seniors at Deer Park High School outside Cincinnati spent the week engaged in helping more than a dozen non-profits in our area. We are grateful to Local12 for telling the story. This video was produced by the Service Learning Network, a project of Children, Inc’s Service Learning team.
Goodridge ElementaryAfrica Final from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
The third graders at Goodridge Elementary School learned and participated in African art, dances, games, songs, and words, along with learning about the continent of Africa and the country of Kenya. Students learned about the scarcity of water throughout the world, but primarily in Kenya and hosted an Art and Talent Show to benefit a non-profit in Nairobi, Kenya.
AdamGuard from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
Adam Guard is the captain of the Thomas More football team and a motivational speaker based in Covington, KY.
The Northern Kentucky Youth Advisory Board brings together some of the top student leaders from more than a dozen high schools to engage and learn from each other. It empowers them to be agents of change in their schools and communities.
For more information, visit: https://nkyab.weebly.com/
Fifth Grade Teacher Bob Runyan has created a dynamic outdoor classroom – a garden that’s teaching the kids all kinds of life and work skills.
Learn even more about the Latonia Elementary Herbmania and Urban Garden here: facebook.com/Latonia-Elementary-Herbmania-and-Urban-Garden
Latonia Elementary Garden from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
Conner Middle School and Thornwilde Elementary Help the Homeless and Hungry from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
This video features two service learning educational projects in Hebron, Kentucky. Students at Conner Middle School and Thornwilde Elementary are collecting items for the homeless and hungry in their area. This video was produced by The Service Learning Network of Children, Inc. We are grateful to Local 12, WKRC-TV for their support of the students’ work.
Second grade students at Yealey Elementary in Florence are creating book commercials to share their favorite stories with younger kids. Yealey’s Tina Zureick and Craig Dunlap brought the project to the school after attending the Buck Institute For Education‘s summer workshop in project based learning.
Yealey Elementary Book Commercials from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
Fifth graders and their teachers at Kelly Elementary in Burlington, KY are creating a traveling exhibit honoring the region’s Gold Star veterans and their families.
Kelly Elementary Gold Star Veteran Project – Preview March, 2018 from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.
The Northern Kentucky Youth Advisory Board brings together some of the top student leaders in the region to engage and learn from each other. It empowers them to be agents of change in their schools and communities.
In light of the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students participated in a National Issues Forum focused on the question: How Should We Prevent Mass Shootings in Our Communities?
Students’ discussions focused on three possible solutions:
- Reduce the threat of mass shooting by creating greater restrictions on gun ownership.
- Equip people to defend themselves and provide additional security officers in public spaces.
- Root out violence in society by reducing violence and criminality in pop culture.
Here’s what the students of NKYAB had to say on the topic:
nkyab gun violence from Steve Oldfield on Vimeo.