Category Archive: Gettysburg

Work Ready, Gleaning and Thoughts on the Market

This past week was my eighth week as a Heston Intern. I spent the majority of my week at Work Ready, preparing a workshop that I will be giving the following Monday. I… Continue reading

Fun with Veggies

Last Wednesday was kids day at a local farmer’s market in Gettysburg.  There were six stations where the kids could do different activities and earn tokens.  These tokens were worth one dollar each… Continue reading

Seeing Color

Last week with the Migrant Education Program was soccer camp with about 60 4th-12th graders. It was the first time I have ever played soccer, so it was definitely an experience. Each morning… Continue reading

Week Seven Report

This past week was my seventh week as a Heston Intern. I started the week by returning to Work Ready and spending the majority of my time finishing work and closing the remainder… Continue reading

Broken Bikes and Helping Hands

I’ve been struggling with my bike all summer. First of all, it took me ages to find a bike because Walmart only had two choices and I didn’t particularly like either of them.… Continue reading

All Smiles in the Campus Kitchen

This past week of working was filled with many new experiences including a summer camp, life on the painted turtle farm, and some very helpful volunteers in the kitchen. While I would not… Continue reading

Does Vietnam Have Colors?

I am an international student from Vietnam. In Asian countries, English is one of the compulsory subjects for everyone, meaning that it does not matter if I like it or not, I still… Continue reading

Some Clients Left Behind?

This past week was the sixth week of my Heston Internship. While at the Work Ready program, I stepped up my involvement even further in the GED teaching, as two of the primary… Continue reading

A Mouthwatering Meal

Hands down, my favorite part of this past week was Wednesday night when all of the families came to the farm. I knew the families were cooking food for everyone and I kept… Continue reading

Inspired to Teach

It’s amazing how three and a half weeks can really affect and change you. For the past three and a half weeks, I have had the honor and privilege of being Miss Erin… Continue reading