Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls

Students Find Solutions to Community Problems

published in the St. Louis American
written by Melinda Oliver

Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls, the state's only all-girls public school located in North St. Louis, creates a capstone project to teach social responsibility and leadership skills to its eighth grade students.

This year, the eighth-grade class broke off into small groups and tackled issues ranging from homelessness to bullying.

"It's really incredible to see our students working together to find solutions to community issues," said Julie Hercules, dean of student life and community affairs...

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