Category Archive: Gettysburg

Quiet Week

This was my fifth week of my Heston Internship, and it was a nice quiet week. After the Fourth of July, which provided me with time to relax and enjoy myself, it was… Continue reading

Why Help Other People?

It is not a strange question but it is actually a lot of people wonder. Why would you spend time and money to help strangers while you yourself have your own problems to… Continue reading

Growing in Numbers

Slowly, but surely, the number of students in the ESL classes is growing. At one point we had seven students! I’m never sure which students will show up each class because it has… Continue reading

GIV Day, On the Way

GIV Day preparation is getting a bit more intense. And I realized that it is truly multitasking. Before I started the GIV Day project, it was pretty hard to believe that such a great event… Continue reading

The Educational Value of Field Trips

With budget cuts, field trips and electives are often the first things to go in schools.  However, experiential learning, the arts, and physical education are great ways to not only incorporate academics in… Continue reading

Follow the White Rabbit

Many things have happened this past week following the fourth of July, and most of them have been good. For starters, our sink in the campus kitchen has been partially fixed. This is… Continue reading

The Other Side of Circles

This week proved to be very busy, and hectic which led to a few mistakes in the kitchen. Phoebe and I were trying to be very efficient which actually led to more mistakes… Continue reading

Week Four Report

This was the fourth week of my Heston Internship. This week started off eventfully, as Monday afternoon I gave a workshop that I had been working on for the Work Ready program. I… Continue reading

With Liberty and Justice for All

As today is the 4th of July, it was a day off of work that was supposed to be dedicated to celebrating the United States. The US is the land of the free… Continue reading

Children’s Paintings

Last week, the paintings painted by children in Circles were returned. I am not a big fan of kids. Sorry I hope you don’t judge. But there is one thing that I especially… Continue reading