The Junior High Student Council at Pinewood School in Los Altos Hills, CA conducted two bake war competitions, one in the Fall of 2018 and one in the Spring of 2019, to raise money for World Connec... ...Learn more
Location: Bronx, New York
Type: Public ELL, 16-21
Fun Fact: ELLIS Prep works with its university partners - Lehman, Mercy and the State University of NY - to provide professional development opportunities for their students!
ELLIS serves a student body of 16 to 21-year olds. Most are newly arrived immigrants and English language learners with interrupted or otherwise limited formal educations. A group of 6 Ellis students participated in a World Connect Internship every Tuesday during the 2016-17 school year. They chose to learn about the Philippines and a World Connect project in Roxas City. Through the project, the community purchased a motorcycle sidecar so that mobile teachers, who travel into rural communities to offer classes, have material and technology to make learning more engaging and effective!