A Season of Giving and Receiving

As we get closer to Christmas, we want to remember the reason for the season which is the birth of our Savior; Jesus Christ! Let us remember this simple truth…   “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting…

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Thankful for This School Year!

Thankful for Being in Schools This past year and a half of anyone’s life has been anything but normal, especially for elementary school students.  Their schooling environments were limited and many lacked the necessities to further or enhance their reading skills.  However, we are so thankful, especially during this season, to be able to go…

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Happy Fall!

Happy Fall! This season, we are grateful for cooler weather, volunteers getting closer to being matched with students, and the fact that registration is still open until early February!  With some of our students favorite holidays right around the corner, like Halloween, let us be reminded of how important our students are and how much…

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2021 – 2022 Recruitment and Registration

Over 10 years ago, Christ Together Greater Austin came together with leaders from Central Texas to discuss some pressing issues that needed to be addressed within the community.  Among those problems were school dropout rates which were often directly associated with literacy rates. Throughout this process, we learned that a student not reading at his…

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This Year, More Than Ever, We Need Your Help!

As many of you know, this past year Education Connection was unable to volunteer in person with the 94 schools in 11 districts across the Greater Austin area.  With this being said, we were still able to volunteer indirectly through actions like book donations, book reading videos, and writing letters to teachers or students.  Online…

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Easy Tips to Get Your Student School Ready

During the 2020-2021 school year, students across the country experienced schooling and new aspects of learning in ways that no one could have imagined.  Due to the pandemic, tons of schools and thousands of students were forced to go online for some or all of the school year.  Teachers, students, faculty, and other administrators quickly…

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Summer Is Here! 5 Tips For Keeping Safe

The 2020-2021 school is wrapping up and summer is here!  Summer is a time to take a break from the structured learning environment of school and to have some fun.  Families will be gearing up for road trips, afternoons at the pool, movie nights, and more. Here are eight safety tips for keeping safe this…

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May Is A Time Of Celebration

Every year on May 5th the world celebrates Cinco de Mayo.  The holiday is an annual celebration of the Mexican army’s victory over the French in the 1860s. May is also the last full month of school for many students.  It’s a month of celebration! Time to Celebrate The 2020-2021 school year has been anything…

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Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day – Planting “Seeds” To Grow

Earth day, held annually on April 22nd, is a day focused on environmental protection. Earth Day aims to promote clean air and clean water while raising awareness about global warming and climate change. Originally celebrated in 1970, organizations and individuals across the globe celebrate Earth day by taking action to better the earth. Many plant…

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