We LOVE our 8th Graders!

By the time Kids on Course students reach high school they will have had more than 250 hours of tutoring, experienced more than 15 different sports, art classes, or other enrichment classes, visited at least four college campuses, and a personal mentor to ensure they...

The Legacy of MLK

  We created Kids on Course with the charge to provide students with opportunities and dreams they might not have access to otherwise. Seven years later, we are humbled by seeing those dreams come to fruition. Our students are not just the next generation of dreamers,...

New Team Members

There are a few AmeriCorps Members that we added to the Kids on Course team this year! These individuals are passionate about our mission, bring energy and excitement to the schools where they work, and are integral to helping us make the biggest impact possible. Get...
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...