Programs

 

Adventure Club

The primary purpose of the Adventure Club program is high quality before and after school care for students. Within this framework, the program seeks to provide an educational and recreational environment conducive to learning with a minimum of formal structure.

The program includes a variety of group and individual activities such as art, crafts, games, physical activities in the gym and out-of-doors and quiet time. The intent of the program is to provide a warm, caring atmosphere for students. Participants will have the opportunity, at an additional cost, to enroll and participate in many after school enrichment programs and activities offered by Community Education.

The hours are from 6:00 - 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Questions can be directed to Kim Johnson at 651-351-8795.

Here is the link to the Community Education District Website: Community Education

Second Step

The award-winning Second Step program integrates academics with social and emotional learning. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade will learn and practice critica skills in the areas of empathy, emotion management, problem solving, and skills for learning. These essential life skills help students in the classroom, on the playground, and at home. It has been shown to reduce discipline referrals, improve school climate by building feelings of inclusiveness and respect, and increase the sense of confidence and responsibility in students. Classroom teachers will focus on teaching the Second Step program for one half hour per week. Please visit their website and use your family activation key provided in the inroductory letter for more information and resouces. http://www.secondstep.org/

Responsive Classroom

Responsive Classroom is an approach to teaching and learning that fosters safe, challenging, and joyful classrooms and schools, kindergarten through eighth grade. Developed by classroom teachers, it consists of practical strategies for bringing together social and academic learning throughout the school day. 

Please click on the following website to learn more about Responsive Classrooms.

http://www.originsonline.org/