Archives for September, 2011

ISM Relief Effort for Typhoon Victoms

As we know, the Typhoon that hit Luzon on Tuesday has caused a lot of damage and displaced many thousands of people. In the Tondo area serviced by PCF, one of our all school service partners, more than 2,000 families were affected.  At the request of PCF, ISM has purchased $1,000 in water, rice and nonperishable goods for this community.  It Read full article »

Our Community Garden

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157627718375152/ The community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by students, parents and teachers in our school community. Its purpose is to provide fresh produce and plants as well as satisfying labor, school improvement, a sense of community and connection to the environment. It provides a catalyst for eco learning and teaches students about plant growth and sustainability. Read full article »

ES Service Learning Mission Statement

Established Goals: To integrate meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen our school and community.  Understandings: Academic skills and knowledge can be applied to address real-life needs in our own school and community. There is such a thing as the common good and it can be strengthened through service. People in our community volunteer to Read full article »

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ISM Community Gardens Project

In 2009 students, teachers and parents from ES, MS and HS all joined hands and built our ISM Community Garden! Since then we have been learning more about plants, making friends from all over our school and solving problems together.

Service Partners

By learning more about the people in our community we are able to help each other solve problems like trash, floods and poverty. Click here to find out more about our Service Partners, who they are, what they do and how you can get involved!

Service, Environment and Sustainability in the Wider ISM Community

Click here to discover more about the various service, environmental and sustainability initiatives happening in ISM.