Intern Program Grows; Business Hosts Needed

In just two years — years marked by COVID complexities — Eastern Mennonite High School’s internship program for juniors and seniors has grown to include more than a dozen organizations willing to host EMHS students to explore their interests and contribute their skills. Internships take place during the school day, over weekends, or during the…

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Guatemalan Mothers, Spanish Students Connect

When Covid shut down the massive dump outside Guatemala City, some 40,000 people lost their livelihood. Project Olas helped to re-employ some of those mothers as language tutors, and EMHS Spanish IV students are among the beneficiaries. The program provides access to relationship-centered language education,  and provides “Olas Moms” with access to safe and sustainable…

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K-12 Service is Part of EMS Culture

12th grade service at Willow Run Farm

Service both within the school, in the community and beyond is part of the culture at Eastern Mennonite School. So far this fall: K-5 partnered with Harrisonburg City Schools for a clothing drive to provide warm clothes for newcomers to the community 6th grade raked leaves for neighbors in Park View 8th grade created, collected,…

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