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ACTIVITIES BEYOND THE CLASSROOM BLOG

Learning Life Lessons on the Soccer Field

June 10, 2018

Increasingly popular at all age levels, soccer has slowly but surely found a place in the hearts of many young Americans. Cincinnati, being a city that is in the process of getting its own MLS team, is a particularly fertile ground these days for all soccer-related activities. Therefore, it’s no surprise Activities Beyond the Classroom,…

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The ABC Martial Arts Program: A Video Walkthrough

June 6, 2018

The After School Martial Arts Program provided by Activities Beyond the Classroom focuses on the core principals of respect and discipline. The expert teachers, like Master RJ Trusty, teach a balance of martial arts techniques focusing around the physical and mental training that comes along with these skills.By providing these programs, Activities Beyond the Classroom…

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Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders

May 25, 2018

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…

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Introducing Young Students to Mandarin Chinese

April 25, 2018

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…

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CPS Celebrates Rich Athletic History

April 18, 2018

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…

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Bringing the Cincinnati Zoo to the Classroom

April 11, 2018

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.

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

March 21, 2018

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…

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

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

March 19, 2018

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…

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A Beacon of Courage

March 12, 2018

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

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

Helping Students Learn the Joys of Basketball

March 10, 2018

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

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