“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?

Recalling the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., MPA students and teachers devoted the Friday before his national holiday to an all-school day of service, volunteering their time and youthful energy to help children, senior citizens, and our less fortunate neighbors.

Students in Grades 8-12:

  • volunteered at Inspiration Corporation, a homeless empowerment and job-training facility;
  • worked with students at Burr Oak Academy and Lawn Manor School;
  • and helped organize storage areas here on campus.

Students in Grades 5-7 partnered with Lower School students on several service-related craft projects, creating:

Teachers and students also engaged in discussions and watched videos on Dr. King and service to others throughout the day.

VIDEO: Dr. King’s Legacy of Service

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