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Welcome Back From Winter Break! CLCC After School News and Events!

What is on the Horizon for our After School Program? Arts, Sports, and STEM beyond School!

 

Wednesday 5th grade Arts Academy

We are starting a new session of classes and we welcome Becky C., Debbie P., and Marie C., as artists in residence from Klamath Dance.

 

 

After school 4th and 5th grade Boys, Basketball season has begun.

New STEM Beyond School after School 4th grade science program at Conger in partnership with the Great outdoor Alliance 

The program was opened to all 4th and 5th graders attending Conger. It started on November 29th and will continue through May 30th from 2 pm to 4:30 pm with no classes during upcoming spring break.

The STEM Beyond School Program is sponsored by the 21st  Century Community Learning Center, Oregon State University, and the Oregon Department of Education.

This program is an interesting, fun, and challenging 90-hour learning experience, with more than half of the time spent on field trips! Most sessions will be 2.5 hours right after school, with transportation available for current bus riders. There will be at least three 6-8 hour field trips, to be held on grade prep days, conference days, and one Saturday.

Students are using Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to explore their environment (both natural and man-made) through hands-on activities, field studies, and research developing creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and note-taking skills. This program was developed for students who are curious and highly motivated to learn, and who rise to challenges. Students also participate in decision-making about their studies.

This year the program is limited to only 15 participants. Participants were selected based on the quality of their applications and teacher recommendation.

The program is led by Teresa ‘Bird’ Wicks. Bird is the Program Coordinator/Educator for the Great Outdoor Alliance. Bird has a B.S. in Natural Resources: Wildlife Conservation, an M.S. in Environmental Education, and is working on a Ph.D. in Environmental Science. Bird grew up in Josephine County, OR, and spent her childhood roaming the forests of southern Oregon while her father climbed trees to collect cones. An early obsession with birds led to hours of hiking, journaling, and artistic expression. As a scientist, educator, and artist, Bird derives great joy from introducing kids, adults, and families to birds, science, and the many ways nature is intertwined in our daily lives.

Family Art Activity Night at the Klamath County Museum! Thursday, January 18th from 6 to 7:30 pm. 1451 Main St. Klamath Falls 541-882-1000. Presented by Klamath County Museum, CCLC After School Program, and Favell Museum community art Program. Featuring Scratch-Art and Weaving! Free Admission! RSVP by January 15 to your after-school program site-coordinator!

For More Information About Your After School Program Click HERE

Upcoming NEWS: Save the date this year for KFCS Summer Academy this summer 4 weeks, 4 days a week of exciting summer activities PK-8th hosted at Ponderosa Middle School! Here is a video of last years school!

 

And…

6 weeks 4 days a week high school credit recovery and dual credit opportunities with KCC and OIT. Keep looking here for more information and updates!

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