Student Spotlight: Mia

Student Spotlight: Mia

“…I even got an award for ‘Most Improved’ because on the first day, I didn’t talk to nobody. And then as the program got further along, I was just everywhere.” – Mia, School on Wheels student and high school Junior, talking about...
Back Together for It’s a WRAP!

Back Together for It’s a WRAP!

After a long year of isolation and virtual interactions, this summer marked the first time that we were able to provide our programming with our student and volunteer tutors in the same room since March 2020! The pandemic has presented countless challenges, including...

It’s a WRAP! 2016 Summer Reflections

This year marked the third year of our It’s a WRAP! (Writing, Reading, Art and Performance) summer program at School on Wheels’ partner location, Salvation Army Barton Center. Each year we pick a theme for It’s a WRAP!, and this summer we concentrated on mysteries....

Summer Camp Adventures: Happy Hollow

When you think back on your childhood summers, what are some of your favorite memories? For me, the first thing that comes to mind are the weeks I spent at summer camp – making new friends, learning new skills and spending time outside. For many students experiencing...

Summertime at School on Wheels

School’s out for the summer!  For our students and tutors, no school means a break from tutoring, but for staff it means a lot of exciting work! Although tutoring just ended, we are already digging in and working hard to make sure next school year is a success. The...