Girls on the Run

As our second semester begins it also means the start for a new season of Girls on the Run.  Last year I was lucky enough to be a part of Girls on the Run at Harrison Elementary and this year we are bringing the program to Grant Elementary for the first time! Girls on...

Enrichment Fun!

Some new activities that have started up for 2018 at Harrison include: Yoga Green Iowa Spin Art Through yoga, the students are learning breathing techniques and new ways to cope with behavior. They can in turn take this learning back to the classroom or to their...
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,...

Enrichment Season at Harrison

Here we are again. The sun is beginning to set early, but the faces of the kids in Harrison seem to be brighter than ever. That is because our Fall Enrichment Session is here! With over 20 separate enrichments going on this Fall, kids have a good reason to be excited....

Cedar River Soccer Association

I remember when I was a second grader waking up on Saturday mornings, throwing on my reversible red and blue YMCA soccer shirt, strapping up shin guards, chugging a Gatorade and heading out to the soccer park to play on my rec soccer team. I don’t remember scoring...

Math Munchers for Breakfast

  I recently started a Math Enrichment group to help some of our KOC students  improve their math skills.  We work on basic skills such as multiplication and division.  So far the students have enjoyed this enrichment.  The goal of Math Munchers is to improve math...