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CSV Now! Investing in Our Youth

See the full gallery on Posterous We invite you to come celebrate CSV Now! Investing in Our Youth. Join us Thursday, March 15 from 6-8pm at Genzyme Corporation in Kendall Sq for food, drink, music and silent auction. -Also featuring Amy Domini, CEO and Founder of Domini Social Investments -And honoring CSV Keypal Program Partners: Draper Laboratory, IBM and MIT -Live music by the

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CSV Launches 2012 Cambridgeport/Novartis Netpal Program

First image: Gabbriella (student) and Thanh Truong;  Second image: Kelsi Radzikinas and Lianora (student). In the large, sun-filled atrium of Novartis in Central Square, 18 seventh graders from the Cambridgeport School joined their 18 Novartis NetPals on January 25 for lunch and conversation. Every seventh grader at the Cambridgeport School gets a Novartis scientist as a NetPal to support them in learning about the

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CSV makes Headlines in Register Forum

An article about CSV’s College Program appears in this month’s Register Forum, the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School newspaper. The paper, founded in 1893, is one of the oldest continually published public high school newspapers in the country. It is written by student reporters and editors. Read about how CSV is helping seniors reach their college dreams. The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School reporter

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Say hello to CSV Tutor Charlotte Swartz!

Since 2000, Charlotte Swartz has been tutoring through CSV, bringing her knowledge of math to the classroom and helping students develop their skills through the Intergenerational Math Program. Except for a few years, Charlotte has worked consistently with students one-to-one. In recalling the various students with whom she has worked, she recounts that each individual has been memorable. During one recent tutoring experience, Charlotte

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World Book Night 2012

Register to be a WBN 2012 Giver Do you love a book so much you want everyone to read it? World Book Night launched in the UK in 2011 and saw passionate readers across that beautiful country, give 1 million books to light or non readers to spread the joy and love of reading. Reading changes lives and at the heart of World Book

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Genzyme/FMA Reading Buddies Celebrate Books at a Winter Picnic!

Here, Reading Buddy Dan Leonard (pictured left top) and Pam Agner (pictured bottom) from Genzyme and their student Buddies show off their gift books at the party at Fletcher-Maynard Academy. CSV’s Reading Buddies program completed another successful year on December 22nd as 32 second grade students from the Fletcher-Maynard Academy joined their 32 Genzyme Corporation “buddies” for an informal pizza lunch and book presentation

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Four CRLS Seniors Win 4-Year College Scholarships with Support from CSV

See the full gallery on Posterous Above, Director of High School Volunteers Laura Margosian, Filmon Elias, and volunteer Catherine Doyle There is cause for celebration among the 70+ students and their tutor/advisors in CSV’s College Planning, Application and Essay Writing program. Four remarkable students, all children of recent immigrants to the United States, have obtained full, four-year scholarships worthy of note, and each with

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Say hello to CSV Tutor Judith Rosen!

Judith finds that working with third-graders makes her very hopeful for the next generation. “They are just so smart, and so curious,” she notes. Judith says she loves “that ‘can-do’ attitude!” of her students.For the past two years, Judith has worked with third-graders to create a classroom magazine. She helped them understand what a magazine is, how to choose a subject to write about

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Hong Kong Restaurant feeds 60 volunteers

Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square provided a delicious supper for sixty volunteers at CSV’s training event last night. Here, Laura Margosian of Cambridge School Volunteers thanks Paul Lee, manager/owner of the Hong Kong Restaurant in Cambridge for his generous food donation. The lavish meal was greatly enjoyed by volunteer tutors and mentors during a December 12th training event. Paul’s father Sen Lee came

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