From left to right: Violet Mullins, Sarah Robinson, Riley Murphy, Michelle Cox, Crys Alexander, Justin Williams, Alisha Shaffer, Jennifer Jackson, Taira Williams, and Derek Stegner Say hello to the Summer Staff! This summer we are very happy to welcome back Justin Williams, who our families will remember from previous summer programs. A big first time welcome to Jennifer, Sarah, and Riley.
What does it mean to have pride? Pride in yourself? Pride in your group? Pride can come from many sources, but ultimately it can be defined as self-respect and a feeling of satisfaction over an accomplishment. It can also be a feeling you get from being a part of something bigger than yourself, like a team. The group members worked together to design a logo for their team jerseys. Then they were asked: what is it about their group room that makes them feel proud to be a part
Introducing, GLAD House's theme of the year: "WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT, BUT AS A TEAM WE FIT TOGETHER!" This year, we kicked off this new theme by collaboratively creating a giant puzzle that highlights our unique personalities and how together, we form an awesome unit! In their groups, the kids discussed the importance of both diversity and teamwork as they created their projects. We talked about how they see those values exhibited here at GLAD House and in themselves and their