Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade

Katelyn Schany Grant Elementary Site Manager And just like that, the school year has come to an end. It has been a great year for KOC at Grant Elementary. We have had a lot of fun with Learning Lab, Enrichment, SPARC Friday, YMCA Basketball, Cedar Rapids Track Club,...
May the 4th Be With You!

May the 4th Be With You!

GREG WHITE Van Buren Site Manager & Star Wars Fan May 4 is a day celebrated worldwide as Star Wars Day. Its origin lies in the films’ most famous line: May the Force be with you! Star Wars is experiencing a new cultural renaissance through recently released and...
Claire’s Favorite Books

Claire’s Favorite Books

CLAIRE STEVENS Van Buren Site Coordinator With the end of the school year fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to create a list of some of my favorite books from when I was in elementary school. The local public libraries are awesome places to go for a summer...
13 Things Parents Can Do

13 Things Parents Can Do

JAIMEN PANGBORN Wilson Site Manager One thing we all know is that students who have families who are engaged in their education are more likely to achieve academic success. Kids on Course staff have had the opportunity to work with a Family Engagement Specialist by...