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Communities In Schools is the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization.

The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students – many in jeopardy of dropping out – have the opportunity to focus on learning.

For more than 30 years, Communities In Schools has worked to ensure that every child receives these “Five Basics”:

  • A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
  • A safe place to learn and grow
  • A healthy start and a healthy future
  • A marketable skill to use upon graduation
  • A chance to give back to peers and community

Latest News

Now Hiring!!!

CIS of Lincoln County is now searching for applicants for the following part-time positions: 1. CIS Transition Coach: Responsible for the mentoring program at Asbury Academy. Recruits, trains, and supervises mentors and works one-on-one with students to set goals for individual success. Approximately 10-12 hours per week. 2 year degree or equivalent work experience required. […]

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Exciting Changes Coming in 2015!

  Join us on Tuesday January 27, 2015 at 2:30 PM for the Oaklawn School Renovation Ground Breaking Ceremony. Tours of the Oaklawn School facility will be provided after the ceremony.  

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The School Tools Distribution will take place on Tuesday, August 19th at 10:00 AM in the Lincolnton High School parking lot. The student must be present to receive a backpack. If you have any questions please contact the CIS Office 704.736.0303.

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School Tools!

It’s time to start gearing up for our annual School Tools Campaign. If you, your business, church, or civic organization would like to participate by helping providing school supplies, filling backpacks, or helping distribute backpacks please contact Communities In Schools of Lincoln County at (704)736-0303 or post a response here on Facebook. Last year, we […]

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