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PACEs Connection blog post highlights need for community schools
October 5, 2021
The full-service community schools model is a research-backed strategy that improves student outcomes.
"Although the model does not usually explicitly address the science of positive and adverse childhood experiences (PACEs science), community schools are meant to support the ‘whole child’ and their family. They are typically community supported environments that are trauma-informed spaces which foster conditions for the buffering effects of PCE’s (positive childhood experiences), resilience, and healing."
DCSC listed as case study for Full-Service Community Schools
AFT, July 2021
"Community schools create wider connections for kids and overall meet more needs for students, which is especially critical in the time of COVID."
DCSC receives $20,000 for Hillside Youth Theatre program
April 12, 2021
New tool to help local families find resources in Duluth
KBJR, March 24, 2021
"The primary piece is that out-of-school time finder, so free or low-cost programs that are for young people for summer or after school," said Angel Nustad-Peluso, the Program Director for the Duluth Community School Collaborative.
The interactive map shows youth programs, food resources, and mental health support in your neighborhood.
Life House, Community School Collaborative partner during pandemic
WDIO, November 12, 2020
Much of our youth is spent in school. But right now, many youth aren't going there physically. Not having that space can be a barrier to connecting with teens who might be at risk. But a new partnership between the Duluth Community School Collaborative and Life House is there to bridge the gap and create change.
$150K Funded for Schools to Close Digital Divide
KBJR, October 8, 2020
Duluth Digital Inclusion Partnership Announces Plans for Grant Money
WDIO, October 8, 2020
Community Event Beats the Back-to-School Blues
KBJR, August 18, 2020
Denfeld Hosts Back-to-School Event
Fox 21, August 18, 2020
Myers-Wilkins Elementary Staff Puts on Parade for Students
Fox 21, April 30, 2020
Educators Are Adding New Meaning to Social Distancing and Working from Home
Fox 21, April 9, 2020
Myers-Wilkins Elementary in Need of Non-Perishable Items for Families Before School Closure
KBJR, March 16, 2020
Families Celebrate Black History Month
KBJR, February 27, 2020
Holiday Hoopla at Myers-Wilkins Elementary
Fox 21, December 19, 2019
Myers-Wilkins Elementary Raises Enough Donations for 10,000 Books
WDIO, October 25, 2019
Free Preventative Dental Cleanings Offered at Denfeld High School
Fox 21, March 5, 2018