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Family Science Night on Halloween Was Spooktacular!
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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…

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

Social Studies Bowl 2018: The Children are Learning!
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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.…