On December 17, Chevy Chase Trust staff hosted an after school holiday party for students and their families in the Linkages to Learning program at Sargent Shriver Elementary School located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The festivities took place in the school auditorium and the afternoon was filled with arts and crafts, games, cookie decorating, delicious treats, and lots of holiday spirit. CCT staff volunteers were delighted with the opportunity to spend time with the children and their families.
About Linkages to Learning:
A community school partnership with an integrated focus on health, social services, community development and engagement to support student learning, stronger families and healthier communities. Linkages to Learning serves more than 5,400 individuals per year at 29 schools. Over 3,700 of them receive comprehensive behavioral health or social wraparound services to mitigate the effects of poverty and reduce non-academic barriers to learning.
For more information on the Linkages to Learning program, visit:http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/community-engagement/linkages-to-learning/