The Pet Project

The Pet Project

“Does it bite?” “What do you feed it?” “Where does it sleep?” Students from the Yellow Room asked these questions and more when a tortoise, bunny, cat, and three dogs visited their classroom this week. “My students were really interested in pets, so we created several...
Patrick Mahomes Por Favor

Patrick Mahomes Por Favor

A year ago around this time, our students and teachers received a superstar-level experience: a visit from Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. Here’s a reflection on his time with our students! Heartland Coca-Cola and the Kansas City Chiefs worked together to bring the Chiefs...
Life Lessons from St. Mark Center

Life Lessons from St. Mark Center

My name is Conor Kelly and I am a senior at Rockhurst High School. I have been volunteering at St. Mark Center for three weeks. I’ve had a great time, and I’ve learned a lot. I chose St. Mark Center for my senior service because I am interested in making a lasting...