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January 23
18:18 2020

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In the Elk Grove Unified School District, service is a top priority to students and teachers. At Harriet Eddy Middle School, the National Junior Honors Society is striving to lead the way in providing community service to their fellow students through multiple programs. The many service opportunities offered at Harriet Eddy Middle School help students to gain valuable life skills, increase confidence and fight depression.

A few of the service programs that are available at Harriet Eddy Middle School for students to participate in include:

TEENS FOR JEANS – Students donate new or gently used jeans in any size, cut, or color to help clothe homeless teens who can’t afford them.

#YOUCANSITWITHUS – Students sit at lunch tables and meet new people every Wednesday to help cultivate inclusivity.

VALET SERVICE – Students can help with parking before school starting at 7:30 am.

A new club that provides a particularly unique opportunity for students to serve their peers is #ITRANSLATE. The #ITRANSLATE club was initially formed by the National Juniors Honors Society due to the needs of new students arriving who required translation services for themselves and or their families. #ITRANSLATE is now able to better assist students and families coming to Harriet Eddy Middle School with translation services for 17 different languages! The #ITRANSLATE club goes beyond just translation and extends to cultural appreciation with different themes each quarter to celebrate different cultures. The quarterly themes include creating cultural language boards, a cultural food potluck, cultural attire display and a focus on cultural music and dance.

At Harriet Eddy Middle School community service has made a big difference not only for the students but for the community as well. In the past, Harriet Eddy Middle School has been able to raise $7,279 for Teens for Jeans, $612.97 for COIN$ for KID$ and collect multiple Halloween costumes for Mustard Seed School. To learn more about upcoming service opportunities at Harriet Eddy Middle School click here!

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day to Prepare College, Career and Life Ready Graduates.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Media Contact
Company Name: Elk Grove Unified School District
Contact Person: Xanthi Pinkerton
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Phone: Mobile: +1 (916) 261-6219 | Office: (916) 686-7732 | Fax: (916) 686-7787
Address:9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road
City: Elk Grove
State: CA 95624
Country: United States

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