How can we help? Our campus is closed but our hearts are open! The Winchendon School student leaders from the Service-Learning program will be working remotely from their homes to continue to support and serve our community. They will be working throughout the rest of the school year to implement service-projects aimed at helping our local communities during this difficult time. If there is anything you think they could help with please let us know (supplies, virtual classes, tutoring, virtual events, support to local organizations, children, veterans, older adults, environmental work, etc.).
For the past six years, our service-learning program has partnered with local leaders and organizations including the CAC, our public schools, MVOC, Beals Library, Growing Places, Mill Center Equestrian Center and more to provide service in the areas of community health, youth empowerment, environmental sustainability, social justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Every month, for example, TWS hosts a community dinner free and open to all. This has been a cornerstone of bringing our community together while addressing food insecurity. While we must cancel the remaining community dinners for the spring, we are brainstorming a way that we can still connect with those most in need.
We are committed to addressing community-defined needs and engaging our students in real-world leadership and problem-solving that makes a real difference.