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 [...]
Art and Social Action are teaming up this year with a special commitment to Goal 3: a social awareness which impels to action. A new project for classes Studio 2, Studio 3, and Drawing and Painting, is challenging its students to create in one week a thoughtful, creative, and meaningful response to each of the [...]
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 [...]
In Washington D.C., I followed my friend to her Social Action site. I drove to the clean, white building of Food and Friends Inc. and entered a fresh and new lobby with a friendly receptionist. She told me that the service mostly happened upstairs and pointed me in the direction. Ready to see the action, [...]
On April 20th, 2011, Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart had the pleasure of welcoming two activists who work closely with the United Nations in New York City.
This past Social Action Wednesday, February 9th, Dr. Wong led an intriguing presentation on Sacred Heart education in Japan as well as Japanese culture.