A Bundle of Joy

A Bundle of Joy

Sylvia, from the Dominican Republic, began English classes at Casserly House in October — only months after arriving in the US.

Celebrating at Casserly House

Celebrating at Casserly House

Donna Stiglmeier, Director of Casserly HouseAbove left, Ignatian volunteer Mary Beth O’Sullivan, along with volunteer Gail Grady, lead adult learners in a spirited game of Christmas Bingo while seasonal tunes fill the air! Recently, Anacelys passed her citizenship...

End of the Year

End of the Year

As the 2021-2022 year at Casserly House comes to a close, we wanted to share with you two events we held during the month of June for our morning ESOL adult learners and Academic Enrichment kids! On June 16, the Academic Enrichment Program threw an end-of-the-year...

Relationship Building!

Relationship Building!

Today in Roslindale, Donna Stiglmeier, Director of Casserly House, met Mayor Michelle Wu, as well as City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and Representative Rob Consalvo! Over the last nine months, Donna has enjoyed connecting with their staff - Uju Onochie, Jordan Frias,...

Welcome, Briana!

Welcome, Briana!

This August we will be welcoming our new Jesuit Volunteer, Briana! She will be the After School Coordinator for the 2021-2022 program year. Briana is a recent graduate from Pepperdine University in Malibu where she studied Psychology and Social Work. In her free time,...

Cops Vs. Kids Wiffle Ball Game

Cops Vs. Kids Wiffle Ball Game

The E5 Police Department, the Police Athletic League, and the Community Outreach Bureau hosted our annual Cops vs. Kids Wiffle Ball Game last week! The BPD played soccer and wiffle ball with our students and they had a blast! After the game pizza, drinks and ice cream...

Summer Enrichment Program Fun

Summer Enrichment Program Fun

This month we held our two week Summer Enrichment Program! The theme this year was Ocean Life and we had buckets of fun. We had rotations that included crafts, reading and outside games. It was wonderful to run and play outside after a year where we all felt stuck...

Celebrating the End of School

Celebrating the End of School

On June 9th we joined together with the After School students for an End of the School Year celebration on Zoom, in which we recognized the perseverance and resilience they showed during a challenging year and celebrated the beginning of summer. Our students began...

June Update

June Update

Students in the Casserly House After School Program have started going back to in-person school, which has created excitement and hope in the community. We can see how this change has positively impacted the students’ grades and overall well being. Casserly House...

May Update

May Update

We can’t believe it is already mid-May! Since April Break, almost all of our students have returned to in person school. We are already seeing how this has made an improvement in their school work and enthusiasm! We have decided to continue online tutoring for the...

Happy April Break!

Happy April Break!

Next week our After School students will be off from school for April Break and we will not be having tutoring. On Thursday this week we held a Game Zoom to begin their break with some fun. We played Bingo, Kahoot!, a picture guessing game and a few other fun games....

Celebrations at Casserly House

Celebrations at Casserly House

On April 7th the Casserly House community gathered on Zoom to celebrate the incredible impact Jen Reis made during her time as Director. It was a wonderful evening in which we shared prayer, stories and thanks. The After School students made signs and some of the...

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Happy (almost) Easter from Casserly House! We hope you have a day filled with joy, peace and sunshine! Today we celebrated Easter with the Casserly House community at our virtual Easter Prayer Service. Some of our After School Program students read poems and prayers...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Casserly House! We handed out some St. Patrick’s Day goodie bags to the After School Program students. As we continue online tutoring we feel it is important that the kids know we are thinking about them and miss seeing them in person....

Spring Update!

Spring Update!

Casserly House is keeping busy as we head into Spring. After a relaxing Winter Break our After School students, adult students and volunteers got right back into tutoring. All of our students continue to persevere despite facing the challenges of online learning. Our...