Making new friends is all part of the back-to-school experience â€“ and sometimes a buddy is all you need!
Partners, eager to get to know each other, grab hands and start exploring at Glencliff's annual Get Along Gathering. Older students are paired with a younger child to promote community building through fun, collaborative games and activities.
Each pair has the opportunity to play together on the playground, join in on a soccer or basketball game, go for a trail walk led by an ECOS (Environmental Clearinghouse of Schenectady) representative, try their hand at arts and crafts, or simply relax in the shade with a book.
The partners will remain buddies throughout the year â€“ helping to navigate the ins and outs of elementary school.
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