The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Community Picnic

DSC_0076The 2017 CIS Community Picnic was held Sunday, August 27th   on Brantley Circle in Historic Emerywood.

This fundraising event is an integral part of CIS’ mission:  to surround students with a community of support and empower them to stay in school and achieve in life and benefiting serving 12 High Point Schools and over 8,000 students  1200 volunteers  and 250 partners with the help of our giving community.


Gina Laney and Kirsten Bertschi, CIS Board Members & Picnic Co-Chairs


Special Thanks to our volunteers, board members, staff, and most importantly our community donors for being our CIS Angels!  We could not do the great work we do without the support of our beautiful community!



Entertainment: Turpentine Shine




Jim Morgan, Ann Morgan, Kathryn Giles, Barbra Frye, Wanda Stewart-CIS Executive Director,  and Monica Peters






Our Valued Community Supporters

Stay Tuned!  2018 Community Picnic Coming Soon to a Circle Near You!!!

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       Mail Checks to: Communities In Schools Of High Point, P.O. Box 6735 High Point, NC 27262