Students Who Attend After School Programs.....
"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)
After school programming will begin on Tuesday, August 22nd. The Middle school Program begins at 3:25and wraps up at 6:00 pm. Programming days are Monday through Thursday. We also offer academic assistance on early out Fridays. Besides having the option of a nutritious snack, students are given the choice of which activities they are going to participate in. The main focus of the program can be summed up by thinking S.T.E.A.M. This stands for Scienc…
Let The Fun Times Roll Afterschool Program began last week and is up and running. A variety of activities are offered daily as well as academic assistance. Here are a few photos of activities that students participated in.
Laparoscopic Surgery- Students had to design tools for specified surgeries.
Static Electricity in the lab.
Student Choice time- Students are engaged in an incredible game of Life.
Playing Connect Four and connecting with students.