Articles in Category: School Partnership Network
The occasion was the 2nd Annual Faith-Based School Partnership Breakfast held at Northside Baptist church last month.
We are convinced this season is the perfect time for church and faith leaders to pitch in and serve their local schools.
The mission of rebuilding communities intentionally starts with the basic foundational truth: what a man thinks, he becomes. A person's behavior is often dictated by his or her thoughts.
20/20 Vision for Schools is proud to partner with NY CityServe to celebrate and accelerate community and school partnerships providing arts programs, life skills, college pathways, mentoring, and more.
These are exciting days in the Evergreen School District. SPN is partnering with Superintendent John Deeder and his staff to host a gathering of the district's principals...
One of the exciting things that has happened over the past couple of years has been the growth of collaborative efforts throughout the faith community.
One of the privileges we have in partnering with local schools is to help meet needs of families that otherwise may go unmet.
We all know about the separation of Church and State. It may be surprising to some that at SPN we actually support that concept! We don't believe the school is a place to "evangelize" or impose our own religious convictions on staff, students, or families. But that doesn't mean you can't pray when the opportunity presents itself!
On September 4th the Council Chamber at the Gresham City Hall, which serves as the Boardroom for the Gresham-Barlow School District, was buzzing with a little more excitement than a normal monthly school board meeting.
Sometimes all people need is a little nudge to pull together ideas they have been mulling over for a long time. Such was the case when SPN brought together pastors serving in the Gladstone School District with the school Superintendent, area principals, and key members of the administrative staff.
While August public school cleanup days have become somewhat of a tradition in the Portland area, Pastor Gabe Kolstad of his Westside Community Church, along with his congregation, wanted to do something more. Partnering with the City of Beaverton and other local area non-profits, they are leading the "Good Neighbor Project" on Sunday, August 24th.
Public Schools Outreach, part of the church adopt a school program in Dallas County, serves as the primary vehicle for the delivery of social services to urban youth and their families in 61 public schools.
How do you bring a community together? Nothing works as well as a good old-fashioned BBQ, some great music, and interactive games for the whole family.......especially when it's all FREE! For the past 7 years, Southlake Community Church has offered just that to the Roosevelt High School community, with incredible results.
Research has shown that during the summer, students fall behind in math and reading knowledge. One way in which AC Portland strives to bridge this gap is through incorporating creative writing sessions into soccer camps.
First came disbelief. Then the harsh reality. A week of frantic activity. This all too familiar scene played out once again at Reynolds High School on June 10, the day before school ended for the summer. The events on that Tuesday had left two young men dead, hundreds of other students and their families shaken, and the staff of both high school and the Reynolds District stretched to their limits. If there was ever an opportunity for SPN to make a difference, this was the time.