After School Academic Programming
2016/2017 School Year
East Side Neighborhood Services and Pratt Community
School partner to provide a variety of fun, enriching
and academic after school programs. After school programs
4:10-4:20pm – 100 Mile Club
4:20-4:30 – Healthy Snack
4:30-5:30 – Academic Groups
5:30-5:40 - Dismissal
Ten dedicated college students provide group mentoring. This gives Pratt youth the opportunity to meet many positive role models and build team skills. Mentors and students engage in activities around literacy and healthy living.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides Pratt youth with a one-on-one
mentoring opportunity. Youth are “matched” with a with a volunteer “Big Brother” or “Big Sister”. Matches meet after school on Thursdays or during the lunch and recess hour. Matches spend program time in focused 1- on-1 activities such as reading, educational games, physical activities and/or art.
GEMS and GISE
The GEMS and GISE programs are award-winning science programs that energize students' excitement about the possibilities in cutting-edge science. The goal of these programs is for students to have measurable and significant gains in mathematics and science. This fall students will be engaged in learning the engineering design cycle through robotics and First Lego League.
Public Achievement is an award-winning, research based Community Service curriculum developed locally at the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship. Through Public Achievement, youth explore the themes of community, common interests, and democratic process. As a team, youth decide on an issue affecting their community, examine community assets and stakeholders, and develop an action plan to implement a Service Project. Public Achievement ends with a celebration of the students’ hard work!
Pratt Achievers staff strives to have a low student to staff ratio. Class enrollment is 12 students per licensed teacher. In addition we utilize a number of qualified, well-trained and talented staff and volunteers including:
Dear Pratt Community Families,
Welcome to the page for Pratt Achievers Afterschool! Please check this sidebar often for program updates!
*Our first day of after-school programming will be Monday October 3rd. Look for registration material to come home with your child soon! This year, we will continue to offer GEMS & GISE and grade-level academic courses, as well as Tech/Media, Gym/Phy Ed offerings, and Public Achievement (Service learning). Please explore some of our potential course offerings and curriculum using the links below:
http://alc.mpls.k12.mn.us/gems_and_gise_2 (GEMS & GISE)
http://inside.augsburg.edu/publicachievement/background/history/ (Public Achievement)
Pratt Achievers Program Manager
612-668-1120 / SSchriver@esns.org
66 Malcolm Ave. SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
Telephone: 612.668.1122 | Fax: 612.668.1110