Posts Tagged ‘School-Age’

My Story Matters

School-Age Children Participate in My Story Matters Project

Luis, a third-grade student in the School-Age Program at Erie Neighborhood House, reads through the My Story Matters scrapbook he has just received. It’s a fun collection of photos of Luis and his friends paired with some personal narrative and inspirational quotes. He points to a quote from Nelson Mandela and inquires about him. When…

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School-Age Program Earns Gold Circle of Quality Designation

The School-Age Program at Erie Neighborhood House was awarded the Gold Circle of Quality from Illinois ExceleRate, the state’s primary assessment organization for early childhood and after-school programs. Erie House most recently earned this top designation in 2016 but is one of the first agencies to qualify for the Gold Circle rating under the state’s…

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Erie House School-Age Kids Shift Gears for the Summer

School might be out for summer, but learning is still in session for approximately 200 children enrolled in the School-Age Program at Erie Neighborhood House. Walk into Templeton Hall, the space the older students call home at Erie House’s main West Town site, following lunch and you won’t find kids running around and making lots…

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MAXIMUS Foundation Grant Supports Kids and Teens at Erie House

The MAXIMUS Foundation recently renewed a $2,000 grant to support the Expanded Learning Programs for Children and Youth (ELP) at Erie Neighborhood House. “Making a deep and meaningful impact on a community is no easy feat, but Erie House continues to do it every day,” said John Boyer, MAXIMUS Foundation Chairman. “It is an honor…

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