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Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Cincinnati Public Schools Girls To Women Leadership Collaboration was founded with the goal of building up young women for success. Like all character traits, leadership has its roots in childhood. The lessons we learn when we are still in the process of growing up often end up shaping the rest of our lives, so … Continue reading Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders

Introducing Young Students to Mandarin Chinese

Students in kindergarten, first-grade,¬†and second-grade at Frederick Douglas Elementary School are participating in the Early Learning Mandarin Chinese Language Adventure. Learning a new language can be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor, which is why it is generally agreed-upon that the best time to pick up a foreign language is during childhood, when the brain is … Continue reading Introducing Young Students to Mandarin Chinese

CPS Celebrates Rich Athletic History

The 2018 Cincinnati Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame event took place on April 19, 2018. Working jointly with the Cincinnati Public School District (CPS), Activities Beyond the Classroom has played a big role in honoring the distinguished local athletes who have made a name for themselves over the years. To that end, on April … Continue reading CPS Celebrates Rich Athletic History

Bringing the Cincinnati Zoo to the Classroom

The Henderson Fund was established with the goal of introducing special needs students at Cincinnati Public Schools to animals from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Interacting with animals is one of life’s biggest joys, regardless of age. But it is especially important during childhood, when kids tend to form lasting images about their environments.

Kids Helping Kids through Mentoring Program at John P. Parker Elementary School

Mentoring program is providing guidance, support, and encouragement for fifth and sixth graders. It’s hard to deny the remarkable difference mentoring can make in a young child’s life, especially when you consider the many challenges the average student has to navigate in their formative years. Through the Community Connectors mentoring program managed and directed by … Continue reading Kids Helping Kids through Mentoring Program at John P. Parker Elementary School

What’s Going On at Winton Hills Academy After School?

A Winton Hills Academy learns about animals during a Family Engagement Night hosted by the 21st Century Program.

Kindergarten through sixth-grade students enjoy participating in the 21st Century Program after school. Even after the last bell rings at the end of the school day, Winton Hills Academy stays abuzz with activity due to the efforts of the Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC) 21st Century Program. Through this multi-faceted program, kids are exposed to … Continue reading What’s Going On at Winton Hills Academy After School?

A Beacon of Courage

Clark senior Ryan Brewster is a leader on and off the field

Helping Students Learn the Joys of Basketball

A teen helping a younger student work on his dribbling technique at the KISR! Basketball Clinic and Tournament.

The Kids in School Rule! (KISR!) Basketball Clinic is a youth-focused event spearheaded by Activities Beyond the Classroom

Creating Afterschool Opportunities for Students in Need

Three students at College Hill Fundamental Academy Afterschool Club practicing yoga.

Activities Beyond the Classroom offers a no-cost afterschool program for schools that do not have one

Sharing a Love for Classical Music

A picture of recipients of the Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund after a performance in 2017.

The Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund provides funding for private music lessons for students