Ever since volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in middle school, I wanted to “help build it” as their fancy t-shirts advertise. During my junior year I finally had the opportunity to do what I had waited years to accomplish. In a group of 10 girls and 2 teachers I traveled to New Orleans to work [...]
Last year for Social Action, I traveled to charter school Excel Academy Public Charter School for girls in Washington D.C. every other Wednesday. The relatively new school was designed to teach kids in the area who before did not have a chance for a good education or for any at all. There, eighteen juniors, including [...]
As a contributor and an editor of Impelled to Act, I was fortunate enough to work with an eclectic group of people this past year. I worked mostly from campus doing quick interviews here and there with people on campus or off campus (by phone) in mornings. In the afternoon, I would transcribe these interviews [...]
For the Social Action 2012 year, I spent my time exploring the various independent sites Stone Ridge offers. What started out as a simple journal assignment quickly turned into an informative and exciting mission. Each week I went to a new site and had the amazing opportunity to learn about unique projects, and see 4th [...]
If you stumbled into Good Hall in the Upper School of Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart on the first day of Social Action, you have likely been met…
On September 22, 2010, Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart located in Bethesda, Maryland opened its doors for the first Social Action Wednesday of the school year.