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Year end wrap up

By Daniel Martin As Valentina noted in the last reflection, the school year is at its end. Honestly, it has been an awesome experience with Take Ten. I work at the Robinson Community Learning Center with Take Ten, and I … Continue reading

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Take Ten Blog of the Week: Valentina

As the school year comes to an end, I am able to sit back and reflect on all the things I was able to experience. One of the most remarkable was Take Ten. This was my first year as part … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Senior recalls her year with Take Ten

By Kathleen Krah I teach Take Ten to two very different groups of students- a class of energetic 2nd graders and a group of high school upperclassmen who lead Take Ten mentoring groups for underclassmen. It has been such a … Continue reading

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It’s the little things…

By Molly Gettinger The second grade students that I teach are a wiggling, squiggling, motley bunch, trying oh-so-hard to sit “crisscross apple sauce hands in your lap” every Tuesday morning during our Take Ten meetings. Beneath jittery knees and tilted … Continue reading

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Take Ten Reflection by Justin Koselke

My experience with Take Ten has given me a window into a wide variety of students’ lives from around the area. In my role I go to the various sites and observe Take Ten’s Notre Dame Volunteers. This has shown me how … Continue reading

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Take Ten Reflection by Torey Tokarski

                Throughout my four years teaching Take Ten, not only have I taught students about non-violent conflict resolution, but the students have taught me a couple of important lessons too. The first is … Continue reading

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Take Ten Reflection by Sara Mykrantz

Nothing says “college” more than a thrift store. Before Christmas in my junior year, my friends and I were running through racks of clothing, laughing at absurd dresses and oversized overalls, looking for that perfectly hideous ugly Christmas sweater. As we were … Continue reading

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“Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others.” -William J.H. Boetcker

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Take Ten Reflection by Elizabeth Kenney

As I said “Arrivederci” to my Take Ten class of third graders last December before embarking on my semester abroad in Rome, Italy, with wide-eyed wonder they questioned me about Italy. One student sitting in the back of the classroom … Continue reading

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BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC

TAKE TEN BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC 5:30-7:30pm Friday, September 13, 2013 Robinson Community Learning Center Parking Lot Meet the volunteers, play fun games, and enjoy free food!!!

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