May 5, 2014

College Visits

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In the month of April, 4th and 5th grade students from Harrison and Van Buren Elementary Schools had the opportunity to tour Kirkwood Community College, Coe College and the University of Northern Iowa.  Each grade got to tour one school, and students were captivated as each college outdid itself spending the day showing the best of each college.

Students received college ID’s at Coe, ate in the dining center with college students at UNI and run in the UNI Dome, and walk through a college apartment at Kirkwood. Each school went to great lengths to show our students what could be in store for their future when they get older.  The colleges all provided a campus tour and students received the opportunity to talk to current college students, ask questions, learn about different majors and expand their knowledge about the incredible opportunities that college provides. (more…)

February 4, 2014

It’s in the Little Things


Usually when I am asked what Kids on Course does, I shoot out a broad answer that sounds something like “We work with kids and families to help support them in being successful in their dreams.” Although true, it’s a very broad definition of all the things we do each day.

Every day we do a lot. We plan and implement events and provide after school enrichment. (more…)