Communities In Schools of Mid-America is Off to the Races!

Lawrence, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™), an affiliate of the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, is racing to the finish line in the 27th Annual Sertoma Great Topeka Duck Race.   On September 17th, more than 10,000 rubber ducks will be dropped into Topeka’s Lake Shawnee for […]

#StaffSpotlight – Winter Moore

Today’s #StaffSpotlight highlights Student Support Coordinator and Employee of the Month for September, Winter Moore! When Winter was nominated for employee of the month, her nominator said, “The depth of knowledge Winter brings to CIS, Fort Scott Middle School, and everyone she interacts with is extraordinary. The passion she has for her work and students on an […]

Bo’s Hog Wild Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

OTTAWA, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has been chosen as a recipient of the 35th Annual Bo’s Hog Wild Children’s Fund. The Bo’s Hog Wild Children’s Fund hosts an annual event to raise funds for local charities serving kids. Each year, approximately 700 guests attend […]

United Way of Douglas County Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

LAWRENCE, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 Anti-Poverty Grant from the United Way of Douglas County. Funding from this grant will go to support the students that CIS of Mid-America is currently serving at Prairie Park Elementary School in Lawrence, Kansas. This […]

Winning T-Shirt Design Celebrates 25th Anniversary for Communities In Schools of Mid-America®

LAWRENCE, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® announces it has selected a winning T-shirt design to support its 25th Anniversary campaign that will be available online until September 16th. Students in elementary through high school submitted t-shirt designs that describe their experience with CIS in their school. “We are excited to have the opportunity […]

Walmart Store #5791 Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $1,500 grant from Walmart Store #5791 in Pittsburg, KS. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming in Pittsburg Community Schools. Together, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation generally provide more than $1 billion […]

Elm Acres Foundation Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

PARSONS and PITTSBURG, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from The Elm Acres Foundation.  The funds will be used to provide basic needs assistance at Parsons High School, Parsons Middle School, George Nettles Elementary School, Lakeside Elementary School, Meadowlark Elementary School, […]

Earl Bane Foundations Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

SALINA, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Earl Bane Foundation. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming at Lakewood Middle School and Salina Central High School. The Earl Bane Foundation gives primarily to higher education, […]

Bank of the West Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

OTTAWA, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Bank of the West. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming at Ottawa Middle School and Ottawa High School. The mission of Bank of the West’s Charitable Investments […]