Kaya, Site Coordinator at Denny International Middle School talks about her experience connecting with students and their families since the stay-at-home order.
Communities In Schools of Seattle is part of the nation’s leading dropout prevention program. Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. We currently partner with nine Seattle Public Schools, connecting kids to caring adults and critical community resources that help break […]
Tiara was often absent. She ended up in court for truancy and was falling behind in her classes. The site coordinator at her school discovered that she was battling homelessness, and helped her get back on track.
Khin was disengaged at school and didn’t seem to listen to his teachers. His teacher referred him to the site coordinator, who realized Khin had a hidden health problem preventing him from being successful.
Kaitlin was an eighth grader who had been retained from the previous year. Kaitlin was often chronically late or absent and as a result, she was failing all her classes…
Selene was new to her middle school in 8th grade. She had started acting out at school in early winter, getting sent out of classes by her teachers…
“Ava” is an endearing young woman who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to graduate from Rainier Beach High School.