Former Sanders-Clyde student

Nyla Is on the Right Path Thanks to Enrichment Programs, Mentors

To meet Nyla Bell now as a 9th grader, you would never imagine that she was a troubled 5th grader getting suspended and hanging around with the wrong crowd. What you would see today is a poised, articulate and confident young lady who craves intellectual stimulation and loves a robust exchange of ideas. The turning […]

STEM enrichment

Are Field Trips A Valuable Educational Tool?

Field trips have been a staple of modern American public education going back generations. Despite the logistical headaches, the safety concerns, the expense and hassle, schools have been exposing their students to myriad educational and cultural sites, providing kinesthetic experiences beyond the classroom. In recent years, though, the field trip has been in decline. Museums […]

Enrichment program teaches food preparation

New Enrichment Program: The Garden Club

Hands-on learning is an essential component of the after-school model implemented by Charleston Promise Neighborhood during the last three school years. When students reinforce concepts taught in the classroom with experiential learning, they possess a greater likelihood of retaining and using the information as they move from elementary school into middle and high school. The […]