Our work is best shared through the stories and images of our students, and testimonials from others touched by the work we do. We invite you to click on a story below… and be inspired.


Success Stories to Read

During a typical school year, we stay busy keeping students engaged in their school communities. School connectedness has been proven to have an impact on academic performance and social-emotional learning […]

Nestled in the heart of Washington’s most impoverished zip code is the Northeast Youth Center. It is now acting as a learning center for students living in the Hillyard and […]

Summer camps of all shapes and sizes have been a staple of the American summer. Children and parents alike prepare in anticipation for the few weeks filled with fun, excitement, […]

CIS students in Westwood Middle School’s RoboGo club dominated at the Robotics Rumble competition, hosted by Lakeside High School, this weekend! These young women and men went head to head […]

As much as Michael enjoyed the snow like any other teen, it also made things difficult for him because his shoes and socks would get wet walking to the bus stop.