CPN Students “Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy!” with Field Experiences

For all students, field trips are beneficial ways to take learning beyond the classroom and make it applicable to real-world experiences. For students living in poverty, field trips are not always a financial possibility. Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) recognizes the importance of additional opportunities, and therefore ensures that 100% of the students we serve are […]

CPN Students and Families Engage in Project-Based Learning with Boeing Engineers

More than 70 students and their family members participated in three consecutive weekly “Family Science Nights” at Mary Ford Elementary School this month. The main goals of Family Science Nights are to 1) spark interest in families to further explore STEM initiatives/career opportunities 2) provide an opportunity for students and their families to problem-solve as […]

CPN Students Show What They Know

Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s Expanded Learning Time (ELT) afterschool programming is centered around bridging the achievement gap our students face, exposing them to activities and opportunities they might not otherwise experience, and helping each child find their inner “spark”. The ELT afterschool program offers daily academic assistance, extracurricular enrichment, and provides students with a hearty dinner. […]