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See if “CS is Your Thing”with Audible

Audible, the Amazon company which is the largest producer and purveyor of audiobooks on the planet , this year expanded the number of high school internships it offers through Cambridge School Volunteers to 10. The computer science internships began in 2017 with only four CRLS student. Last year, eight students enrolled in the the summer program, which combines career exploration with hands-on training and

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CSV’s Award Winners

Cambridge School Volunteers gave four outstanding community members who are volunteers in the public schools Mack I. Davis Awards on May 22 at the Broad Institute. Terry Hackford, Tony Leonardo, Meg Moulton, and Dorothy Crawford are this year’s honorees. Bill Sullivan, who marked 20 years as a volunteer also recognized for his long and enthusiastic service. The ice cream social event was co-chaired by

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Ice Cream and Mack Davis

You are invited to the 28th Annual Mack I. Davis II Awards and our ice cream social, which is our volunteer thank you and recognition event. We also will recognize an amazing teacher, Christine Burke, at the event. The event will be Wednesday, May 22, 4:00-6:00, at the Broad Institute, 415 Main Street, Cambridge. This is a free event open to volunteers, teachers, parents,

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Thank you to our supporters

Thank you to our sponsors, our host Lesley University College of Art and Design, auction donors, donors, and supporters for coming out on April 26 to support Cambridge School Volunteers at the Miami Dance Club. A huge thank you to our DJ, Alvin Benjamin Carter III, Esq., also known as “DJ iParty Right”! Our guests also enjoyed delicious Cuban food and drinks from Merengue

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Party plus resort equals bliss

At CSV’s upcoming fundraiser, Miami Dance Club, you will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, and one special live auction item: a week long dream vacation in a one bedroom suite or villa at a luxury Westin Resort. Some available locations include Hawaii, Florida, Arizona, California and Cancun, Mexico. In addition to your private unit you will enjoy all the amenities

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Miami Dance Club

Join us on Friday, April 26, at 6:30-10 PM, at Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University, for Miami Dance Club, our fundraiser to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers. Enjoy Cuban Food and drinks, the dance music of DJ iParty Right, and the chance to catch up with friends and neighbors, all while supporting the free programs of Cambridge School Volunteers. Learn more and reserve your tickets

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NetPals Field Trip to Philips

On Thursday, January 17, 2019 the whole seventh grade from Cambridge Street Upper School (CSUS) went on field trips to meet their NetPals at local companies in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. NetPals is a six-month program planned collaboratively by the science teacher at the school, Ms. Erika Riddington at CSUS; Cambridge School Volunteers’ NetPals Director Meg Ramsdell; and our corporate

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Volunteers on Volunteering

Does volunteering have a positive impact on volunteers themselves? Numerous health research studies have given more and more weight to the beneficial effects of volunteering on mental and physical health, life satisfaction, social well-being and depression. How do Cambridge School Volunteers perceive their experience? CSV’s volunteers range from engineers, young professionals, retired teachers, and STEM doctoral candidates to members of local undergraduate athletic teams

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