To develop requisite life skills, such as teamwork and problem-solving, the students also participate in weekly modules. Our final module beginning last week 5/9 for the school year centers around community service and giving back to the community. Students wrote proposals and voted on which project they wanted to support.
The top three choices were:
Ultimately, students decided to make fleece blankets for Project Linus, an organization that provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers.” Students chose the organization as it shares many of the same caring philosophies as the Bridge Program. We will start these projects in June as we spend the next week gathering materials and supplies. Pictures to follow...
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The Bridge Program: Burlington High School