Dr. Brian Henry, superintendent, praised Pick Educational and Volunteer Facility staff during his Super Session on March 23.

 

Dr. Brian Henry, superintendent, praised Pick Educational and Volunteer Facility staff during his Super Session on March 23. He praised:

- the Community Resource Office for managing and recruiting more than 2,000 volunteers (2,039 volunteers) who contributed more than 10,000 hours of service to the district throughout the tracking period (10,396 hours, March 1, 2017-February 28, 2018.

- VISTA members for overseeing the Snack in a Pack program, which feeds up to 324 students each weekend and holiday, and raising more than $29,000 for the program.

- AmeriCorps for opening up a new Club TIGER site at East Elementary and continuing to provide tutoring services 

- the Alternative School for having an impressive 92% of Pick students pass all courses and improving the culture and the learning environment throughout the course of the year as measured on a student survey. 

Henry also praised the school’s team for having their students contribute 784 hours to service learning projects, recycling more than a ton, assisting with Snack in a Pack and mentoring at Williams Early Childhood Center. Students also participated in 80 hours of leadership, team building and resiliency training throughout the course of the year.