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ABC and CPS Fine Arts to Host CPS International Jazz Festival 2022

Performances by Internationally Renowned Jazz Artists and CPS Student Musicians Jazz-loving Cincinnatians are invited to the 2nd CPS International Jazz Festival, hosted by Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC). The event is at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St. The festival will feature over 100 student musicians … Continue reading ABC and CPS Fine Arts to Host CPS International Jazz Festival 2022

ABC Employees Receive High Accolades

In recent months, ABC’s KISR! Enrichment Manager, Austin Gullett, Deputy Director, Rachel Stallings, and Athletic Director at Woodward High School, Jabreel Moton, have each been recognized for their incredible work with ABC and in the Cincinnati community. ABC is incredibly proud of the dedication exemplified by these individuals. We are excited to share their well-deserved … Continue reading ABC Employees Receive High Accolades

VEGA Americas visits Silverton Elementary

In late January, Silverton Elementary was visited by an old friend with some cool, new technology. VEGA Americas, a global manufacturer of measurement sensors and integrative software with a manufacturing site here in Cincinnati, has been connected to Silverton Elementary through Adopt A Class for about six years. Adopt A Class reaches out to corporate … Continue reading VEGA Americas visits Silverton Elementary

Activities Beyond the Classroom hosts 2022 CPS Athletic Hall of Fame during CPS All-Star Showcase

The classic Hall of Fame will be a part of the new student showcase, celebrating student athletes of past and present. On March 26, 2022, Activities Beyond the Classroom will host the annual Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Hall of Fame during the All-Star Showcase, hosted at the University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena. “We … Continue reading Activities Beyond the Classroom hosts 2022 CPS Athletic Hall of Fame during CPS All-Star Showcase

Meet Your RC: Covedale’s Taneeka Porter

ABC is proud to say that the greatest gift we receive this holiday season is that of our tremendous staff. “100% of our staff busts their butt to achieve our mission and support our students,” said Director of Advancement, Carmen Lawrence-Bille. “I believe that each and every one of our staff is doing the most … Continue reading Meet Your RC: Covedale’s Taneeka Porter

Bengals are Game-Changers for Cincinnati Students

Bengals players packed bags of school supplies for CPS Student Athletes in AAA Pathway As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare for Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles, ABC wanted to share how proud and grateful we are of our continued partnership with their organization. Since 2018, the Bengals have supported ABC’s mission through various means, impacting … Continue reading Bengals are Game-Changers for Cincinnati Students

Q&A With Kate Solomon of the ABC Board of Trustees

1) The age-old Cincinnati question: where did you go to school? I grew up in the Columbus area and have answered this question incorrectly many times – especially when I first moved to the area. I attended the University of Dayton for undergrad and Xavier University for my MBA. 2) What is your professional background? … Continue reading Q&A With Kate Solomon of the ABC Board of Trustees

Activities Beyond the Classroom Receives 2022 Spencer Award for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

We are thrilled to share that Activities Beyond the Classroom has been selected as a recipient of the Cincinnatus Association’s distinguished Spencer Award, honoring organizations that deliver conspicuous and enduring contributions that have created greater diversity and inclusion in our community. Previous recipients of the award have included the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, … Continue reading Activities Beyond the Classroom Receives 2022 Spencer Award for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

Meet Your RC: Cheviot School’s Onyango Collier

The last couple of months, we’ve been conducting a sort of meet-and-greet for you and our resource coordinators serving your schools. Previous posts have included introductions to Roselawn Condon’s Darcus Anderson and Silverton Elementary’s Cheri Jordan. We’re hopeful that in these posts, we can get you a bit more familiar with what’s going on in … Continue reading Meet Your RC: Cheviot School’s Onyango Collier

Winton Hills Academy Hosts Speakers From Bengals and Reds at Donuts With Dad Events

Vincent Rey, of the Cincinnati Bengals, addresses the audience at Winton Hills Academy The mentorship and guidance of parental figures can be essential to the development of children. Studies have shown that more parental involvement can directly contribute to increased confidence, better communication skills, and positive cognitive and social adjustments. With this in mind, Shelby … Continue reading Winton Hills Academy Hosts Speakers From Bengals and Reds at Donuts With Dad Events