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...
Magnets and Tiny Houses

Magnets and Tiny Houses

DAVID SAVINO Roosevelt Site Manager Earlier this month marked the conclusion of our middle school Learning Lab program, an effort championed by teachers and students alike who were willing to spend a few extra hours each week after-school to discover new interests. ...
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

TYLER ZARUBA Harrison Elementary Site Manager With Valentine’s Day this past week and seeing all the students and teachers giving out Valentines, I was inspired to give out some Valentines of my own. So here is just a little appreciation from all of us at Kids on...
Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run

Every September and February is an exciting time for our girls at Van Buren; that’s because it’s finally time to start Girls on the Run again. Girls on the Run is an international girl empowerment running program. Throughout the 10 week season 3rd-5th grade...