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NetPals video series

Cambridge School Volunteers’ collaboration with local companies and universities will take a new turn this summer to offer a video series to inspire and encourage interest in STEM subjects. Staff at CSV’s NetPals program, which pairs volunteers who work at one of 16 local partners with seventh-graders for one-to-one mentoring, will roll out the NetPals video series beginning in June. The series is accessible

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Letter to our community

Dear Volunteers, Educators, Students and Families, Partners, and Community Supporters, The recent killing of George Floyd, and other acts of police brutality, are abhorrent and intolerable. These incidents, combined with COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on minority communities, reflect the deep racial disparities across the nation. These disparities undermine the physical safety of black and brown people, with far reaching consequences. Cambridge School Volunteers’ board and

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CSV’s Online Auction Now Live

Cambridge School Volunteers’ spring auction is now live at 32auctions.com/csv2020. We’ve retooled our annual dance party into an online auction and, separately, a pajama dance party on Facebook Live. What will you find at the CSV spring auction? Because we can’t let the spring pass by without dancing with our friends in the community, and apart from our online auction, CSV is also inviting

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Virtual Volunteering in the Cambridge Public Schools

How to Apply Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) worked collaboratively with the Cambridge Public School district administration to expand our services to students during the Spring 2020 closure of school buildings by using the platform Google Meet. This school year, CSV volunteers will continue to offer mentoring, tutoring, and some volunteer assistance to teachers and classrooms using Zoom and/or Google Meet. We are accepting new

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Closure Extended; CSV Expands Help at CRLS, HSEP

Governor Charlie Baker announced on April 21 that public and private schools in Massachusetts would remain closed through the end of the school year. Cambridge School Volunteers has expanded the number of high schoolers matched with tutors to 26. The organization is also actively serving 16 upper school students with virtual one-to-one tutoring. The governor’s move was prompted by concerns about the health and

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Facebook Live Event: Intro to Nature Journaling with Children

Join Julie Croston, Coordinator of the Cambridge School Volunteers Art & Science in One program, for a Facebook live introduction to nature journaling with children. The program has been running for eight years in fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms. Parents, caregivers and teachers who join CSV on Monday at 12:30 for this event will learn some tools for engaging kids outdoors in their own neighborhood with

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COVID-19: Update For Volunteers

The safety and health of students, families, school volunteers, and community is the highest priority for Cambridge Public Schools (CPS). No cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have been identified within Cambridge Public Schools, and we will keep you informed of any changes and key updates. In the meantime, CPS is posting updates around the clock on the new coronavirus website. Feel free to take a moment to learn

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