Puppy mills, dog fights, and abandonment are just some of the horrible ways animals are abused in today’s society. In addition, dogs, especially pit bulls, are discriminated against because of their use in fights. These subjects, among others, are those that the sophomore social action groups research before heading over to the Washington Animal Rescue [...]
Days End Farm, a horse rescue and rehabilitation facility in Woodbine, Maryland, is a new Social Action site for the 2011-2012 school year. Established in 1989, as a small non-profit shelter with the mission “to ensure quality care and treatment of horse thorough intervention, education and outreach”, it has now become a national rescue and [...]
On Social Action Wednesdays, Katie Tehan ’12, an aspiring marine biologist, can be found volunteering at the National Aquarium in NW Washington, DC as her Fourth Academic independent site. There, she talks to the visitors and educates them about the fish and the environments from which they come. She says that it is important to [...]
As the month of February drew to a close, the Stone Ridge Parents’ Association organized an all-school service opportunity for the students in Lower, Middle, and Upper School alike.