A white board spread with little illustrations of girls in one-tone dresses, bows in their hair, smiles on their faces. The thermostat is set at a comfortable temperature. The desks are pushed to the side to leave a space to spread out across the floor. Freshmen are hard at work, but they’re not losing hair [...]
Eliana Fassihi’s ’13 interest in becoming a SAL was sparked when she was a freshmen. Although not an option anymore, Hospital and Healthcare was a rotation focused on health, wellness, and the medical world. Eliana is very focused on medicine and wants to major in medicine. So, while applying to be a SAL, she decided [...]
Olivia Jacocks (2013) runs a tight, but chaotic ship during her Social Action days. Between various discussion groups, coloring, and actual lessons, Jacocks has the freshmen class booked with activities and knowledge surrounding Human Rights. While a relatively new freshmen rotation and an even newer teacher, Jacocks takes the reigns and shows her students what being human [...]
Alana Pitcher, school nurse at Stone Ridge, plays a vital role in the freshman Social Action program. Each of the groups of freshman learn about five topics throughout their year of Social Action, the elderly, environment, disabilities, childcare, and CPR certification.
Every Social Action cycle, Helen H. (4th Academic) brings 15 freshman to the National Aquarium in Washington, DC. As a Social Action Leader (SAL)…