After School Academic Programming
2015/2016 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.
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 last day of after-school programming will be Thursday, May 5th. There will be no after-school programming for school-year 2015-16 after that. Minneapolis Kids will still be in session. Have a rockin' Summer!
*Our GEMS & GISE Rocket Launch for 1-3 Grade will take place on Thursday, May 5th, from 4:30-5:30pm. Please look for invitations to come home with your child this week (4/18). Pizza and refreshments will be provided for kids and families!
*Our 4/5 Grade GEMS & GISE will travel to International Hmong Academy for their rocket launch on Saturday, May 7th. Please look for permission slips to come home with your 4th or 5th Grader this week (4/18). We will depart from Pratt at 12:30 pm that Saturday, and return by 4.
*4/5 Grade students are invited to participate in SAYO (Survey of Afterschool Youth Outcomes) surveys the week of 4/25. Participation in the survey is optional, but helps us in program evaluation and grant-writing. A form is coming home this week that you may return to opt your child out of the survey. You do not need to send the form back if your child has permission to participate.
*Interested in Southeast Summer Programming? Registrations went home with interested Achievers recently. If you are interested in signing up for our Summer Session programming (June 13th-July 28th), have questions, or need more information, please contact Steve Schriver (SSchriver@esns.org), or Jean Emmons (JEmmons@esns.org).
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