A Gift for Future CRICS Families: Letter from our Superintendent

Dear CRICS Friend/Family,  Please take a moment to watch our short video providing context to this letter. The first weeks of school always bring some tension. The joyful connection with dear friends is quickly matched by the immediate concerns of “Am I okay?” or “How will others see me?” As I look at the new

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Children’s Day: Senior Project

“I went up to the village of Wiang Sa, where I along with eleven CRICS volunteers interacted with the children. We created a wonderful environment for the children: playing football, watching movies, face painting, a coloring station. We ended the day with a fun game of tug of war between the children of the village

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Aquaponics: Senior Project

“I went to Charities Within Reach Foundation to build an aquaponics system, an alternative way to do plantations. Foundations often lack funding and most of the money goes to the children’s education. Therefore, I attempted to find a way to help out the foundation with science and technology. My goal was to provide the children

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Self-defense: Senior Project

“I organized a one-day, four-hour self-defense lesson for women over the age of 14. Because the CRICS community is known for its safety and encouragement, I wanted to spread that to those outside the community while strengthening a very practical and physical aspect of safety. I also wanted to introduce women to the wonderful abilities

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Creative Learning Tool: Senior Project

“I went to Tesaban 1 Elementary school, also known as the purple school, down the road from CRICS. I connected with the teachers and staff there and they encouraged me to plan and paint a creative learning tool on their sidewalks, providing their students with opportunities to connect learning with fun! Having fun while learning

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Building and Enhancing Learning Skills: Senior Project

“For the past 7 years at CRICS, I have been struggling with learning in English. The struggles in learning are real, yet I realized more how important education is. Thus, I desire to use this opportunity to bless the community. My senior project was Building and Enhancing Learning Skills. My goal was to provide new

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Serving the Thaweepon Church community: Senior Project

“I went to the Thaweepon Church Sunday School building to help renovate its facilities. Along with the CRICS Middle School and several adult volunteers, we painted the front of the two-story building and three rooms. We also provided additional materials to pave the kitchen wall and continue future painting projects. My goal for this project

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Art Therapy Camp–Senior Project

“I went to the Akha Outreach Foundation to host an art therapy camp. I wanted the orphans to find a way to deal with stress by expressing themselves and their creativity through art. My project impacted the orphans by allowing them to find a refuge in art and seek to find peace in art. We

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Room Makeover–Senior Project

“For my senior project, I did a two-day room makeover project at Baan Shalom. My goal for this project was to create a safe place, where the children can play and study with each other. Together with my team, we were able to create this room and to bless the children of Baan Shalom with

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