Guiding students to become community contributors is one of Horizons’ missions. This important part of our school curriculum allows children to make connections between themselves and the community to which they belong.
Community service at the 5/6 grade-level includes participating in classroom projects, Making a Difference projects, and other opportunities as they arise. We encourage students to participate in community service with family and friends whenever possible.
This year we will continue the Community Table service we joined a few years ago. Community Table is a cooperative program that provides nutritious meals to anyone in need. We work with Bridge House at the Mountain View Church (basement level and on North side) adjacent to Horizons.
Each student volunteers once a year for one shift helping prepare, serve and clean up a meal. Meal attendees may include individuals or families who are hungry, homeless, elderly, or those in need of companionship. The experience has proven powerful and meaningful for all involved.
This year we have added an academic component examining hunger in America. Please have your child talk to you about it