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...

KoC: A History In Brief

‘“So how did this program get its start, and when are you expanding to _____________?” I get that question fairly regularly and thought I should put the response down on (electronic) paper in case there was a broader audience with that query. A Brief History:...

The Birds & The Pigs

Surface Pro’s, enthusiastic young minds, & Angry Birds.  Top that off with a field trip to a brand new, hi-tech building in CR on a Wednesday, and as you can imagine we didn’t hear too much complaining from our students. With the gracious help of...

Follow the Road Signs

Kids On Course as a program has made tremendous progress the past few months, as has my position as a Kids On Course AmeriCorps member. My students in PREP 1, a reading/literacy proficiency program, have made notable progress. Each day they are getting closer and...

Tis the Season of Thanks

With Thanksgiving having just ended and the winter holidays fast approaching, now seems to be a perfect time to give thanks to a couple of our community volunteers, the Meth-Wick Community and the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP). Over the past couple of...

Two Way Street

Last Saturday, Kids on Course participated in the 4K Turkey Trot alongside fifteen AMAZING students from Harrison Elementary, as well as a few parents! Each student, staff member, and parent finished the race at their own pace, partnering each adult with one or more...