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CMS ASP Begins On Tuesday, August 25th

Chadron Middle School After School Program is Set To Begin

     After School Programs will begin on Tuesday, August 25th immediately following the bell.  Students who are enrolled at the middle school are automatically on the roster for after school program.   Students will be offered a snack which they may accept or if they do not want what is offered, they may bring a snack of their own.  This snack be included on the acceptable foods list which is included in the District's student/parent handbook.  Middle school students are offered a variety of activity options.  These will be listed on the monthly calendar which can always be found on this blog page, or on the Chadron Public schools website.  The Snack schedule is also available both places.  If you have questions please feel free to contact me by email, or by phone at 308-430-3701.  We look forward to working with many students this year.
     The three goals of the 21st CCLC grant program are: 1) improve student learning performance in one or more core academic areas  2) increase social benefits and positive behavioral changes. 3) Increase Family and Community engagement in supporting student learning.  CMSASP  offers expanded learning opportunities, NOT and extended school day.  
     An Informational booth will be set up during the Middle school open house on Tuesday, August 25th from 6pm-7pm.   



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     "Attending afterschool programs can improve students' academic performance.  A national evaluation found that over 40 percent of students attending 21st Century Community Learning Center Programs improved their reading and math grades and that those who attended more regularly were more likely to make gains.  Students who attended afterschool programs have also shown that they benefit socially and have a higher school day attendance rate." (Naftzer et. al, 2007) 

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