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Storytree Has Students Acting Out – And That’s Good!
Enrichment

Storytree Has Students Acting Out – And That’s Good!

First graders prance about a stage in fits and starts as Andrea Rausch spits out commands. She shouts for them to stop and students halt, posed, as if preserved in amber, in the wild contortions of running. Rausch orders them to sit and they flop to the ground in ragged unison. Fifth graders follow them…

Family Science Night on Halloween Was Spooktacular!
Community Education

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
Education Uncategorized

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…