Day of Service and Learning Planning Meetings

Wheatley’s 5th Annual Day of Service and Learning will take place on Wednesday, 23 October. On this day, students and faculty spend the day in a variety of community service activities throughout Long Island. The activities scheduled for this year include:

  1. Adopt a Class Peer Leader Training
  2. Afribike
  3. Beads of Courage
  4. Birthday Wishes
  5. Blue Skies for White Oaks
  6. Care Packages for Veteran’s Hospital
  7. Children’s learning Center (CLC)
  8. Christopher Morley Park Cleanup
  9. Concert at Glen Cove Nursing Home
  10. Documentarians – record events of the day for newspaper, TV and yearbook
  11. East Williston Pumpkin Patch
  12. Family Service League
  13. Garden City Bird Sanctuary
  14. Hempstead Plains Restoration & Seed Collection
  15. Horseability
  16. Jars of Inspiration
  17. Jessica Cohen Courtyard Clean-Up
  18. Key Club Activity
  19. Life Skills & Buddies
  20. Locker Room Renovations
  21. Million Pillowcase Challenge – sewing
  22. Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism
  23. North Side Second Grade Assistants
  24. PB&J Sandwiches for the INN
  25. Prairie Restoration/ Invasive Plant Removal
  26. Project Sunshine
  27. Ronald McDonald House
  28. Storage Shed Construction
  29. Sweet Dreams for Kids – decorate pillowcases for children’s cancer wards
  30. SWS Planting Beds
  31. UJA/FEGS – Holiday Food Baskets
  32. Veterans Memorial Maintenance
  33. Video Documentation
  34. Wheatley Farm
  35. Willets Road Music Mentoring

Earlier today, we held a planning session for the various group activities. Such a session gives the faculty and student organizers time to meet with the group of volunteers and communicate the need for the service activity and the expectations for the day.  It also gives groups time to organize the necessary collection of supplies (e.g., peanut butter and jelly, cereal, personal goods) needed for the activities.

For more information on the Day of Service and Learning, visit the website

Some photos from today’s planning activities:

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Jars of Inspiration Planning Session

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Million Pillowcase Challenge Planning Session

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Beads of Courage Planning Session

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SWS Planting Beds Planning Session

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Ronald McDonald House Planning Session

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Blue Skies for White Oaks planning session

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UJA/FEGS Holiday Food Baskets planning session

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Horseability planning session

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