after school program

21st Century Community Learning Grant from State for $200,000 Propels Enrichment Services at Mary Ford Elementary

Charleston Promise Neighborhood Helping Students Succeed in Title 1 School Research shows that academic, behavioral and artistic afterschool programs improve all areas of students’ performance in Title One schools. Nyla Bell, now a rising 10th grader with the grades and plans to become a pediatrician, is one of those students. Once a 5th grader with […]

Edmunds Oast

Beer and Wine Tasting at Edmunds Oast to Benefit CPN

Charleston Promise Neighborhood has a good neighbor in Edmunds Oast. The brewery, restaurant and wine & beer retailer is hosting beer and wine tastings Tuesdays and Thursdays in August and September to benefit Charleston Promise Neighborhood. The tastings are hosted by experts who discuss the provenance, back stories and elements of the beers and wines. […]

Parents and Teachers at Social Studies Bowll

Social Studies Bowl 2018: The Children are Learning!

A capacity crowd of nearly 300 people filled the auditorium of the Charleston Museum on March 1 to witness another Social Studies Bowl, with five Title One schools in competition. With an emcee and scorekeeper from Historic Charleston Foundation dressed in colonial era attire, teams of second-through-fifth graders answered questions pulled from the school curricula. […]