The OAV crew from Berwyn South School District 100 Heritage Middle School found multiple ways to put civics into action in both their school and their local community.
OAV students from Riddle Elementary Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 held a drive for Coles County Animal Shelter in Charleston, IL and made plans to volunteer and educate their peers about the importance of animal adoption.
OAV students from Waukegan Public Schools Clearview Elementary brought hope to their school and local communities by promoting good citizenship and putting civics into action to help others. Watch their project video to find out how you can get involved.
OAV students from Springfield Public Schools – District 186 Dubois Elementary learned about good citizenship and put civics into action by stepping up to help their community by providing the local Animal Protective League with food and supplies.
OAV students from Somonauk Middle School, Community Unit School District 432 made a commitment to support the common good at their school and in their community.
The OAV students from Central Middle School of Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124 conducted community research and decided to hold fundraisers to help Evergreen Park Community Farm and its programming for students with disabilities in addition to participating in a buddy program. Learn more about their project and the impact of putting civics into […]
The OAV students from Downers Grove District 58 Lester Elementary were preparing to create a sensory path in one of the hallways of the school to allow students a place to follow a path while completing a series of physical movements. They met with an occupational therapist to help them select and design the path, […]
OAV students from Springfield Public Schools District 186 Owen Marsh Elementary interviewed members of the community to ask what issue they should address. The overwhelming response was homelessness. The group then contacted two local shelters to ask what they needed and put civics into action to help them out.
Find out more about the OAV program from the participants and discover the power of putting civics into action!
Staff and students from Waukegan Public Schools Clearview Elementary School completed the following OAV Civic Action & Engagement Choice Board activity: List one way you make a positive impact on your home, school, or community. Superstar facilitator Rosie Cardenas compiled the images from pre and post quarantine into this video.