Crenshaw Middle and Elementary After School Program
Date and Times of After School Programs:
Kindergarten - 8th Grade: Texas ACE Program
- Monday - Friday until 6:00
After School Announcements
After School Activities:
- Provides students the opportunity to use a variety of materials to develop manipulative skills through drawing, painting, printmaking, constructing artworks, and sculpting, including modeled forms.
- Baseball skills
- Students use locomotive and manipulative skills in dynamic situations with body control. Students learn proper technique for throwing and catching a ball while stationary and while traveling. Students learn safety precautions in a sports setting.
- Bolivar Butterflies
- Community Service Project. Once a month students take the bus to the Chamber of Commerce along with Keep Bolivar Beautiful organization, they weed and plant flowers in the butterfly garden. After gardening, they pick up all trash around the building and park.
- Comp-u-dopt Early Adopters
- Exploration of today?s cutting-edge technologies. Students will learn to pilot drones, develop and test their own video games, build and program robots, explore new worlds through virtual reality and bring their own creations to life using the Scratch programming language.
- Comp-u-dopt STEAM Team
- A project-based enrichment program that helps students explore how technology is connected to all STEAM careers and sectors. This program has students collaborate to create and explore the technology that will be part of their future.
- Cooking with Kids
- Students will identify types of nutrients; describe food combinations in a balanced diet; examine and analyze food labels and menus for nutritional content; apply information from the food guide pyramid in making healthy food choices. Students will also explore math skills using units of measurement, weight, and temperature.
- Students will participate in different dance forms such as ballet, hip hop and modern dance. Students will develop strength, endurance and flexibility. They will learn proper terms, while performing fundamental locomotor and body control skills.
- Fun Friday
- Fun stimulating activities that reinforce classroom objectives.
- Garden Day
- Families and students work together in the garden.
- Homework Help
- Provides individual time set aside for students to work on homework. Methods include individual work, peer tutoring, and teacher assisted homework help. This time will have targeted tutoring based on school day teacher needs, parent and student requests.
- Morning Enrichment
- Provides learning activities to enhance the school day curriculum. Provides an opportunity for students to study a subject in more details for the day, giving the opportunity to develop additional skills and encouraging them to take part in activities that are different to their normal everyday lessons.
- Young Gardeners
- The Young Gardeners Program seeks to upend the health crisis in our community by introducing a wide variety of vegetables and fruit to youth by creating, maintaining, and harvesting edible gardens at their school site. Students develop skills and lifelong healthy habits for increased health and well-being.
- Young Scientist
- Students will be actively engaged in science as inquiry to better understand the world around them through the context of scientific concepts and processes. Students will conduct hands on experiments using the scientific method while using science vocabulary and practicing safety procedures.