Family Hospitality & Tourism Night

Tacos are the Star at Family Hospitality & Tourism Night Nov. 7

Parents, siblings and students at Mary Ford and Sanders-Clyde Elementary School will enjoy Family Engagement Night at the Lowcountry Food Bank on Nov. 7. The highlight of the evening will be a taco-making competition, with the winning recipe featured at Jim ‘N Nick’s in Charleston during the month of December. Representatives of local hospitality, tourism […]

Boeing employee and her children

Volunteer for Family Science Night Oct. 31

  Who: Mary Ford Elementary Students and Families, along with Volunteers from Various Corporations What: Family Science Night Volunteer Opportunity with Families from Mary Ford Elementary School When: Wednesday, October 31st Where: Mary Ford Elementary Cafeteria 3180 Thomasina McPherson Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29405 Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm Why: Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s (CPN) programming focuses […]

parents and community involvement

We Must Involve Parents and Community in the Education of Children

No one is more important to a child than their parent. Because children spend 70% of their time away from school, any effort to improve children’s academic performance must include and involve their parents. Research has demonstrated repeatedly and convincingly that parental and community involvement in schools leads to improved academic and behavioral outcomes for […]