Census 2020 Community Blog

by Kourtney Woodbury | Resource Development Director of KC, CIS of Mid-America You matter!  This sentiment has been the calling card for the recent decennial Census. You are more than a headcount. You are considered “allocated dollars” that address social needs. Your participation in the Census apportions legislators for state and federal offices. It also […]

Communities In Schools of Mid-America Shares Update Regarding School Closures, Continued Support for Students and Families

Lawrence, KS – The President and CEO of Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America, an affiliate of the national organization that empowers all students to stay in school and on a path to graduation, released the following statement about the growing number of school closures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and the impact on the […]

The Boy’s Group Success Story

Every two weeks, the Boy’s Group met. Each meeting began with a dance to the instrumental of “The Billy Bounce” (chosen by the group). Following this, we would do the “Rose and Thorn” activity. This was the opportunity for the students to come together and share one awesome thing about their day (a rose) or […]

Boonville R-1 School District Receives State Funding as the Initial Location for the Communities In Schools Missouri Small and Rural Schools Project Pilot

Boonville, MO – Communities In Schools of Mid-America (CIS of Mid-America) and Boonville R-1 School District are pleased to announce that two Boonville schools, Hannah Cole Primary School and Laura Speed Elliott Middle School, will be the first two schools to have Communities In Schools programs as part of a new Communities In Schools Missouri […]