Hands On Schools | Media Room
The Media Room contains links to news clips and articles covering past and future Hands On Schools projects.
Extreme School Makeover: Manual High
Denver High School Gets Face-Lift and Second Chance
Aug. 20, 2007
Homes aren't the only structures in need of extreme makeovers — sometimes schools need a face-lift, too. For one Denver high school, it's back to school and back to life.
Once a model of educational excellence and community, Manual High School fell on hard times. More Affiliate: Metro Volunteers Denver Source: ABC News
Hands On Schools launches Atlanta and Denver projects
Aug. 10, 2007
Hands On Schools, a school revitalization program that will reestablish schools as the focal point of the community, today launches with projects in Atlanta and Denver.
With support from founding partner The Home Depot, thousands of volunteers will transform 100 school communities over the next two years. More Affiliate: N/A Source: ExecDigital August News
Aug. 8, 2007
Volunteers are working very hard to rebuild a Denver school that is set to reopen this fall. Manual High closed for one year after declining enrollment and failing test scores called for a major change at one of Denver’s oldest institutions. More Affiliate: Metro Volunteers Source: 9 News
SCAD teams with Hands On Schools to help transform 100 school communities
Aug. 6, 2007
On Aug. 9 students and faculty members from the Savannah College of Art and Design will join Hands On Schools in Atlanta to kick off an innovative revitalization program that will provide a replicable model for parents and community members to use in order to stimulate positive change in their schools. More Affiliate: N/A Source: Savannah College of Art & Design
Volunteers Come Out For School Renovations
Aug. 9, 2007
500 volunteers from Home Depot, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Savannah College of Art & Design brave the heat today. A CBS 46 photographer shows us how they spruced up a school near the Georgia Dome.
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