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January 2017: La Salle Academy-Philadelphia

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is La Salle Academy in Philadelphia. The Lasallian Volunteer is first year volunteer, Nicholas Quinlan. Nick is a graduate of Lewis University, Class of 2016. WHAT IS LA SALLE ACADEMY? La Salle Academy of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an independent Catholic grade school conducted in the traditions of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Sisters of Saint Joseph. In the tradition of these communities, La Salle Academy is dedicated to educating children in grades 3 through 8 whose potential is limited by financial, social, academic, or emotional challenges, and whose parents and guardians desire, but cannot afford, a Catholic education. Like many of our other San Miguel model schools, La Salle Academy has small class sizes, an extended day and year, and an emphasis is placed on literacy and getting students to grade level in reading and math. Nick with some of his mathematics students WHAT SERVICE IS NICK DOING AT LA SALLE ACADEMY? Nick is the physical education teacher for third through eighth grade at the Academy. He plans their curriculum, runs classes, and teaches skills. He also [...]

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December 2016: San Miguel Chicago

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” the Midwest District is featured. The ministry is San Miguel Chicago and the Lasallian Volunteers are Erik Thomas and Kathryn “Kat” Varone 16-17. Erik graduated from [...]

November 2016: Cathedral High School-El Paso

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of San Francisco New Orleans is featured. The ministry is Cathedral High School El Paso and the Lasallian Volunteer is Rebecca “Becca” Hulick, 15-17. Becca went [...]

October 2016: De La Salle Blackfeet School

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” we are highlighting a ministry of the Midwest District. The Lasallian Volunteers serving at De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) in Browning, Montana are all 2nd [...]

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September 2016: Serviam Gardens

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is Serviam Gardens and the Lasallian Volunteers are Jacquie Martin, 15-17 and Jaime Turrentine, 16-17. Both [...]

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May 2016: Samantha Hyland

Samantha working with students. Ministry: De Marillac Academy, San Francisco, California College: La Salle University What do you do? At De Marillac Academy, I serve as the Academic Resource Teacher, working with grades 4-8. I work [...]

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April 2016: Julia Kueter

Julia as her favorite children's book character Junie B. Jones Ministry: Saint Cecilia School and Academy, St. Louis, Missouri College: Christian Brothers University What do you do? My day to day schedule contains a myriad of [...]

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March 2016: Tidiany Diarra

Ministry: La Salle School College: Lewis University What do you do? I’m a Recreational Coordinator and Mentor at a therapeutic residential treatment and alternative to detention facility for youth experiencing trauma, mental illness, and abuse. Why did you [...]

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February 2016: Martin Chavez

Ministry: San Miguel Middle School of Tulsa College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I’m a teacher, tutor, athletic director, coach, and breakfast server. At San Miguel, I’m known for making the “breakfast special”! Why did you choose [...]

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December 2015: Julia Turner

Ministry: The San Miguel School of Providence College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I work in the Graduate Support Department at San Miguel. We do tracking and outreach to our Graduates who need extra support. Our [...]

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November 2015: Molly Nocera

Molly taking students to a pumpkin patch Ministry: Catalyst Maria Charter School, Chicago, IL College: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota What do you do? I serve as an Instructional Assistant for 1st and 2nd grade, and I [...]