In the Know: 10.10.18
Miriam kicked off the academic year with a brand-new middle school wing and renovations to the elementary school. Head of school Mary Cognata is shown with students Soren Smith, left, and Malachi Miller on the first day of classes.
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More than 200 guests turned out for the nonprofit’s For The Common Good Awards Luncheon. Thirteen volunteers and community partners were honored for their contributions. The organization provides free civil legal services to low-income families.
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The nonprofit hunger relief agency served more than 92,000 meals during its Summer Food Service Program. Underwritten by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the program ensures children age 18 and younger receive a nutritious lunch when school isn’t in session.
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First-graders got to hear from Jacqueline Woodson, a best-selling children’s author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literacy. Woodson spoke at the U. City Public Library and discussed her new books, Harbor Me and The Day You Begin.