Dear Cheltenham Elementary School Student and Parents:
Congratulations! You have been selected to participate in a special after-school program called the 21st Century College Readiness Center. The leaders and teachers at Cheltenham Elementary School believe that you have the talent to succeed and the 21st Century College Readiness Center will provide the tools and resources to help you start to build a vision for college, begin your preparation for college and direct you toward a college degree.
The 21st Century College Readiness Center is an after-school partnership between Cheltenham Elementary School and Metropolitan State University of Denver that is made up of three important programs:
· After-School Program
o Academic Tutoring
o Enrichment Programs
§ I am a Scientist
§ Money Matters
§ Thinking About Books
· Summer Program
o College Readiness Institute
· Family Engagement and Support Program
o College Readiness Workshops
o Campus Tours and Experiences
Money Matters: Students in this class will be involved in exciting activities and learn about how money is used and its value in our society. This class is offered by Young Americans Bank.
I am a Scientist: This program will build on our children's natural curiosity about thier environments. Students will learn to become a scientist by asking questions, developing observation skills, creating theories, experimenting, and building their own science projects to share with each other and their families.
Special Events and Announcements
Seasonal note: If the Denver Public School district has a snow day we will not have programming.
On Saturday, April 13, 2013 we took a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Enjoy some of our pictures!
Some of our students learned how craters are formed.
We found a wolf to ride!
Before we left we got a group picture!
Click the links below to download a PDF of our current lesson plans: