STEM learning with parents

Family Science Night on Halloween Was Spooktacular!

It was an evening of learning for parents and students at Mary Ford Elementary School on Halloween Night, courtesy of Charleston Promise Neighborhood, Ingevity and Mercedes Benz Vans. Students first learned STEM-based lessons and then attempted to build self-propelling boats that floated out of popsicle sticks and a few other supplies. Following the program, CPN […]

Reading Partners mentor

What a Great Way to Change a Child’s Life

Opportunities exist for you to experience the joy of changing a child’s life. Non-profit Reading Partners works with Charleston Promise Neighborhood at Mary Ford and Sanders Clyde Elementary Schools to improve students’ reading outcomes. They recruit and train volunteer mentors to facilitate the literacy skills critical to unlocking lifetime learning. Research shows that mentors who […]