Wilson Days Past

students with shovels, in a zoo enclosure
2012

Susan Butler and Key Scholar Bradley Halpern dig a drainage ditch in the baboon enclosure  at Seneca Park Zoo.

 

guys with brooms in a narrow zoo pen
2012

Jon Drake, Sydney White, and Mitchell Gordon clean an ocelot enclosure at Seneca Park Zoo.

 

students dig in a large zoo enclosure
2012

Freshmen dig a drainage ditch in the baboon enclosure at Seneca Park Zoo.

 

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2011

Sorcha Dundas, Sara Lewis, Carolyn Marthens, and Sarah Jaffe clear the landscaping at RCSD School #19.

 

students planting seedlings
2011
Rohini Bhatia, Alison Patrick and Jordan Greenberg plant lettuce at Freshwise Farms in Penfield.

 

students posting to a school's hallway bulletin board
2011
Emily Friedline, left, and Gabrielle Ansani add flourishes to a bulletin board at RCSD School #1.

 

sutdents washing windows
2010
Natascha Boers, Jessica Bendes, and Mary Marchetti wash windows at Writers and Books.

 

students organizing children's games
2010
Lendsey Achudi and  Priscilla Garcia clean a playroom at Gilda’s Club Rochester.

 

man at podium speaking in a gym crowded with students
2010

Dean of students Matt Burns talks with over 1000 freshmen gathered at the Palestra for a kickoff breakfast and speeches.

 

President Seligman visits students sorting clothing
2009
President Seligman visits students sorting clothing.

 

student taping entrance floor outside school
2009
Students tape the brick walkway outside a school, in preparation for painting.

 

students hoe soil in raised beds outside a school
2009
Students prepare the gardens outside School No. 12 on South Avenue.

 

girl washing car
2008
Washing cars at a fundraiser.

 

students planting flowers
2008

Planting flowers are a community garden.

 

'Wilson Day' written in mud at bottom of a box
2008

Creative tagging of the leftover mud in a box!

gardening students shake hands with community staff
2003
Gardening at Wilson Commencement Park

students working in a kitchen
2003
Working in the Wilson Commencement Park kitchen

students pushing elderly people in wheelchairs on a boardwalk
1998
Pushing folks along a waterside boardwalk.

Dean Burgett talks to seated students
1998
Students listen to Dean Burgett.

students by painted wall
1998
Many hands make less work – and more handprints.

students painting a porch
1997
Painting a porch – Tom Sawyer not needed.

students at picnic with elderly people
1997
Food with new friends.

students painting over grafitti
1997
Untagging a building takes a lot more effort than tagging it.

students painting
1994
Preparing clean windows at a school, soon to be embellished with little fingerprints.

students sort clothing
1994
Sorting through donated clothing.

students repair a bike
1993Bike repair for karmic credit.

guy painting an exterior wall
1992
Rolling exterior walls: much faster than a paintbrush.

guy painting in a kitchen
1992
The kitchen needs some fresh paint too.