For more information, please see the Highland Community School Web site.

Highland Community School

Address: 1706 W. Highland Avenue

Transportation: Take the #23 bus from Wisconsin Avenue towards Calumet/Granville via Fond du Lac- National. Get off at the intersection of N. 17th and Highland.

Approximate Travel Time By Car: 5 Minutes

Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 10 Minutes

Orientation: On the first day of service.

Days/Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 3:30-5:30pm

Description of Agency/Activities: An elementary school serving children ages 14 months - 9 years, using Montessori educational principles. Parents involve themselves on all levels of education. The Highland Community School's after-school program serves school children of all ages.

Student Role in Agency: In the afterschool program, Service Learners will assist in playground supervision, group games and arts and crafts. Service Learners will be expected to plan and coordinate at least two special projects with children according to their abilities and interests. These projects last about 20 minutes each. Students interested in working with sixth graders will have the opportunity to help students with a United Nations project.

Commitment: At least 2 hours per week for duration of semester. Consistent weekly attendance is necessary at this site. No flip-flops please.



Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
707 N. 11th St. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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