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FFCHS student volunteers to teach younger students remotely

 

Last updated 4/21/2021 at 9:44am

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Savannah Storms has logged over 60 volunteer hours teaching online classes through YAPA kids.

While a lot has been said about how COVID-19 affected extracurricular events like sports and student clubs, it's also limited students who want to do volunteer work. Savannah Storms, a junior at Fountain-Fort Carson High School (FFCHS), got around that problem by joining an online program called YAPA Kids, where high school students volunteer to teach subjects to students in grades 1-8. Storms discovered the project while looking for volunteer opportunities and joined in November 2020.

"What interested me about the program was that it's entirely online," Storms said. "Participating in extr...



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