Watsonville

A collection of 7 posts

Mar 13, 2015

Teaching Children Art

Teaching Children Art

Youth from Watsonville High School wanted to do something to help their community. They made a list of projects for the year and one of the ideas was to teach art to children

Jun 29, 2014

Improving the Alley Behind our School

Improving the Alley Behind our School

Youth from Watsonville High and EA Hall Middle school decided on a summer project to improve their neighborhood. Behind the middle school are alleys fenced with old wood and sometimes covered with graffiti.

Sep 7, 2013

Painting a Mural on Penn Ave

Painting a Mural on Penn Ave

Encouraged by the experiences of their older friends over the summer, a team of new 9th grade students at Pajaro Valley High School decided to go back to their old middle school to

Jun 13, 2013

Planting a Garden in our Neighborhood

Planting a Garden in our Neighborhood

The community of Watsonville is known for its fertile farmland. Strawberries, raspberries, black berries, apples and row crops are all grown in fields around the city. Within the city limits are unused plots

Jun 12, 2013

Adding Color to Where We Live

Adding Color to Where We Live

Watsonville youth and children planned 2 service projects during their summer break: planting a community garden and painting colorful murals over graffiti.  The location was the neighborhood behind Starlight Elementary School. The service

Feb 2, 2013

Cleaning up Graffiti

Cleaning up Graffiti

A team of high school youth from Watsonville decided to clean up the graffiti on a bridge near their school district office. To support their effort the City of Watsonville Department of Abatement

Apr 4, 2012

Helping the Homeless

Helping the Homeless

High school youth in Watsonville decided to help the homeless in their community by preparing and distributing meals.