Posts by Petra Kapsalis

The Crazy Blur, of an Amazing Year

Part #1: In the beginning of the year there was no doubt that I was excited for this program, and...

March Retreat: “I have never had an experience like this before”

What’s the story is a learning experience like no other, and is a great opportunity for teenagers to get involved...

Post Winooski/Burlington Day

Wow! That day went by very quickly,and my team and I learned so much about interviewing and Winooski’s ELL program...

My first Interview with Natalie Meyer

Interview date: 1/10/17 3:30 Coming into the Interview: One of the hardest parts about preparing before the interview was getting...

Today is the Big Day- Winooski/Burlington Interviews

Today my group and I are going to Winooski and Burlington schools, to have a full day of interviewing! Our group...

Dec. Retreat: The rule of thirds, you attitude towards a disagreement, and the Plan

I came into this retreat  very excited about the progress that my team and I could have. I had a...

Reaching out to Possible Interviewees

This week my team and I were reaching out to 2-3 people that we were interested in hearing their information...

Understanding a Different point of View

I did 2 different things this week; I talked to my parents about cultural communications in schools, and I looked...

Understanding More about Cultural Communication, What is the problem?

During the November retreat I decided to change topics from the Vermont Opioid Epidemic to cultural Communications in schools. Before...

November Retreat: My Path Change

Sadly, I came in late on Saturday. I missed most of the pitches, so when I get here I was...

#8 “In a single sentence”

“In a single sentence, describe the change you are seeking. In a single sentence, describe the audience you will be...

#7 This is Not a Problem that We can Let Slide

Economy, society, family bonds, child care, unemployment and many other things are effected by a big over-arching problem in our...

#6 Mapping My Thoughts about the Opioid Epidemic In Vermont

This week I worked on arranging all of my main information and thoughts that  I have collected over the past...

#5: “What’s Happening in Vermont is a very important and noteworthy”-Rick Rawson

What unites us?  Well, we all want to improve the Opiate epidemic problem in Vermont.  The only thing that divides us...

#4 How Vermont Is trying to stop the Opioid crisis

“People don’t buy what you do they buy why you do it” – Simon Sinek. This was the main idea of the Ted...

#3 “It’s not just the random story anymore”

This week I have interviewed three people on the topic of Opioids and how they affect children: Amy Sayre, the...

#1: My WTS Greeting

Hi, I am Petra Kapsalis and I am so excited to be here on this beautiful day after a wonderful...

#2: Not Committed Yet, Starting to Think About It

Coming here today I was thinking about the Opioid addiction crisis in Vermont and how it is affecting children of...

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