Sister Schools knew that we needed consistent support in our Literacy Centers – more than American teachers could offer in a few weeks every summer. Our partners needed support from someone who knew what it was like to teach in a Ugandan classroom. We needed Ruth Nakkidugge. A literacy teacher and librarian at Mukono Boarding […]
Katherine, Jean, and Kate had so much fun during their first trip to Uganda in 2016, the trio returned again in 2017! In the Resource Centers, they saw tremendous improvement: Each class had scheduled time in the library, Book checkouts and returns were logged in the ledger, and Staff members besides the Head Teacher had […]
Together, Katherine Berry, Jean Bolivar, and Kate Sipe have over 70 years of teaching experience. So when Sister Schools realized that our Resource Centers weren’t operating as expected, we knew there was no better team to call. The trio first visited Uganda in 2016 to evaluate the Centers and determine the best way to support […]
Love great music? Love kids? Love Sister Schools? Please join the Fernwood Elementary School community along with special guests Overton Berry, Jeff Davies, and Jennifer Hopper for the 9th annual Sister Schools Benefit Concert, Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011. Suggested donation: $15 […]
In addition to distributing supplies to partnered schools, each year we also visit several new schools. The Head Teachers give us a tour, describe their students and community, and point out problems they hope we can help with. Strategic Head Teachers, along with their School Management Committees and PTAs, can direct any savings they enjoy […]
Read our March 2015 newsletter right here! March 2015 Newsletter
Usually students greet us with a speech, sometimes with a speech and dance. The team expected these first-graders to recite a poem…but they didn’t.