Wapato Hills Community Garden Project

Communities In Schools strives to surround students with a community support, and this October, our students spent a Saturday giving back to their community. On October 14th, Mt. Tahoma High School students partnered with UW Tacoma’s Day of Caring to build garden beds and plant trees for the Wapato Hills Community Garden. This collaboration brought together […]

Help a child while you shop March 16th!

If you shop on Amazon, you can make your purchase count for students in your community. On Thursday, March 16th Amazon will donate 5% of your purchase made on Amazon Smile to Communities In Schools of Tacoma! You don’t need an additional account–Amazon Smile works just like the regular Amazon website. To support Communities In […]

2017 Annual Luncheon

Join us for our annual Luncheon at the Hotel Murano on June 7th. The event will highlight how Communities In Schools of Tacoma is Building Our Community through our year-round programs and special events. Our Keynote Speaker this year is David Flood, a youth inspirational speaker who travels the country speaking to teachers, administrators, students, […]

2016 LA Service Award

This year, Communities In Schools of Tacoma created the LA Service Project Award. This award was designed to engage students in various community service opportunities throughout their time at Mount Tahoma high school. The primary goal of this award is to empower youth to invest in their local community, learn new trades and teamwork skills. […]

Amazon Smile Donates to Non-Profits!

Amazon is supporting non-profits by donating 0.5% of purchases made in the organizations name! If you would like to have your Amazon purchases donate to Communities In Schools of Tacoma click the following link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2138848

Highlights from 2015

2015 was a good year for Communities In Schools of Tacoma. We provided services for over 4,600 students within eight school sites in the Tacoma Public School District. Our preschool literacy program, Ready Set Read -Tacoma, was available in over 40 locations.

Mt. Tahoma Students Shine with Habitat

Saturday, March 28 – Tacoma, WA.  Mt. Tahoma students and Site Coordinator Miss Trisha teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to provide the opportunity to community service hours.  Students attended a training a week prior and gave up the first day of their Spring Break to get up early and pay it forward!  Volunteering is […]

January 5th, 2015 Opening Bell

Join Communities In Schools on January 5, 2015 to ring the NYSE Opening Bell to raise awareness of efforts to change the picture of education in our country by helping all kids stay in school and achieve in their life. Imagine 2015, “All Tacoma students will graduate with the skills to succeed in school, work, […]