6th Grade Social Studies students at Mahoney Middle School are corresponding with Year 7 students at Sili Primary School in Samoa. This project is made possible with the help of Peace Corps Volunteer Sarah and with funding through World Connect.
In the summer of 2017, Ms. Gartley visited her village in Samoa where she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 2008 to 2010. While there, she connected with a currently serving volunteer, Sarah, who is serving in the same village!
Ms. Gartley brought back a box of Samoan cultural artifacts and letters and drawings for Year 7 students at Sili Primary School. Mahoney 6th grade students had the opportunity to explore items in the box and create a box of their own to send back. While we wait for our box to reach Samoa, we have also been corresponding with videos!