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, […]

Sincerity in Relationships

Jen Falletti | CIS of Mid-America Site Coordinator at Lakeside Elementary School in Pittsburg, KS As a Site Coordinator for Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America, coming into a school as a brand new program that helps students succeed can sometimes be off putting for existing school staff. Anyone working at the school could possibly […]

Starting the New Year off Right vs. Starting the New Year off with the Right Idea

Susie Ledbetter | CIS of Mid-America’s Site Coordinator at Westside Elementary School in Pittsburg, KS One week into the New Year and for some, that “to-do” list, or “resolution” is already in the trash! Why do we do it to ourselves? Why do we set ourselves for disappointment so easily? “This year I am going […]