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AmeriCorps member contemplates what makes Take Ten special

By Claire Roboski As a professional who has been teaching at Title I (high poverty, “high-risk”) schools for four years, Take Ten was an easy transition for me. Teaching is my niche; it allows me to communicate openly with young … Continue reading

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Take Ten Team presents at Hannah & Friends

Yesterday, Take Ten Director Ellen Kyes presented a workshop on conflict resolution and violence prevention at Hannah & Friends in South Bend.  Kyes was assisted by Take Ten Team Members Lauren Kross and Rachael Foster. Attendees gained knowledge about the … Continue reading

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How can you be a positive force in ending bullying?

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps Member Each week I teach at least four Take Ten classes in local schools.  In addition, I serve as the full time AmeriCorps member for the program and assist with several projects. Being a part of … Continue reading

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Take Ten Presentation at AmeriCorps Mid-year Retreat

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps Member On February 23, I provided AmeriCorps members at the mid-year retreat with an interactive presentation on conflict resolution and violence prevention. As adults, we tend to think about ways to eliminate violence or neglect the … Continue reading

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Living by Take Ten principles

By Lauren Kross, Take Ten AmeriCorps Member and Volunteer After serving with Take Ten for six months, I have noticed a definite change in my life. Through my teaching and service opportunities with Take Ten, I have learned more about … Continue reading

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The Take Ten Effect

By Rocky Stroud II, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps Member Take Ten has changed my perception on many day to day experiences. Since serving with Take Ten, I have noticed myself stopping and thinking about the lessons I teach each … Continue reading

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