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Service Learning

Community service and humanitarian projects play a significant and varied role in the Ross School curriculum. The motto, “Know Thyself in Order to Serve,” reflects the School’s commitment to preparing students for meaningful lives and leadership in the global community. In support of this value, all faculty, students and families are encouraged to participate. Some recent service initiatives have included building Habitat for Humanity houses locally and internationally; maintaining local trails, beaches and roadways; hosting Veterans Day luncheons and painting murals at the Animal Rescue Facility.

Service in the community by Ross School students, faculty and administrators includes initiatives that are fully integrated into the classroom experience. Senior Projects and Winter Intersession courses focus on community service both locally and abroad. There are service-oriented electives and independent study options, as well as school-wide programs and student organizations which address particular needs and issues in the local and global communities.

Students Brave Polar Plunge to Help the Homeless
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:56:25 +0000
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2014 Senior Projects Celebrate Ross Journey
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:53:22 +0000
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Ross Students Inspired to Make a Difference in Honor of Gandhi, Mandela, and MLK
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:38:43 +0000
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Gingerbread Houses for a Good Cause
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:59:04 +0000
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Ross School Honors Madiba
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:21:15 +0000
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SERVICE LEARNING PHOTOS
Middle School Earth Day
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Published: 5/1/2012
Earth Week 2012: Eelgrass Restoration Project
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Published: 4/24/2012
Earth Week 2012: Planting the Lower School Garden
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Published: 4/24/2012