Announcements

  • Leon County Schools intends to submit for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers proposal, for eligible students of Bond Elementary, Oak Ridge Elementary, Apalachee Elementary, Ruediger Elementary, Riley Elementary, Hartsfield Elementary, Raa Middle, and Griffin Middle Schools to be served in for the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Lively Tech is offering a Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy Programs for high school students this summer! If your student is part of the Godby and Rickards 21st Century program, get them signed up today! Spots are limited! Contact Ms. Pride at Godby or Dr. McNeil at Rickards for more information! *Download flyers here*

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    Lively Tech

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  • Summer is almost here and the 21st CCLC Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 summer programming! The summer program will offer field trips, academic enrichment, dance, health and fitness, social skills, teamwork, discipline, and always character building! If your student is moving onto middle or high school, please look into moving your student into those 21st Century Programs! 

    Please contact your child's homeschool to get signed up today!

    *Please check out the "Application Form" tab for a registration form or take a look at the "2019-2020 School Year" tab to see which schools are offering a summer program!* 

     

    *Per grant regulations, students must be enrolled in the school to attend the summer program.

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  • Thank you to everyone who came out to Lights On! We had so much fun and we are so grateful for Pineview Elementary for hosting this year! Thank you!   

    Lights On!

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  • The 21st CCLC Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 fall programming. The fall program will offer academic enrichment, homework assistance, music, dance, drama and the arts to promote health and wellbeing, social skills, teamwork, leadership, discipline, problem-solving, perseverance & independence.

    Please contact your child's homeschool for more information today! 

     

    *Per grant regulations, students must be enrolled in the school to attend any 21st CCLC program. 

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  • Leon County Schools’ Intent to Apply for 21st CCLC Funding:

     

    Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the state of Florida has awarded grants to school and community-based organizations to operate 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) programs. This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children. Leon County Schools intends to apply for funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers for Apalachee Tapestry Magnet, Riley, Hartsfield, Rueider, Bond and Oak Ridge Elementary Schools, Griffin and Raa Middle School. If you would like to provide feedback on the submission of the application or have any questions in regards to the 21st CCLC, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Glenn at glenne@leonschools.net.

     

    If awarded, Leon County Schools will release a similar message notifying the community that the grant has been awarded and a brief synopsis of our program.

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 Brain Bowl winners! 

    Elementary- Pineview Elementary 

    Middle School- Cobb Middle School

    High School- Godby High School 

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21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

  • The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative is a key component of the No Child Left Behind Act. Authorized under Title IV, Part B, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the specific purposes of the federal law are to:

    • Provide opportunities for academic enrichment, including providing tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend low-performing schools, to meet state and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and mathematics.
    • Offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities, such as youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, art, music, and recreation programs, technology education programs and character education programs, that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students.
    • Offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for literacy and related educational development.

    The 21st CCLC program is a free program offering both after-school and summer programs to students at the school sites listed below:

     

    Elementary School Sites

    Astoria Park Elementary
    Apalachee Elementary School
    Bond Elementary School
    Hartsfield Elementary School  
    Oak Ridge Elementary School
    Pineview Elementary School  
    Riley Elementary School
    Ruediger Elementary School 
    Sabal Palm Elementary School
    Springwood Elementary School
     
    Middle School Sites
     
    Cobb Middle School
    Fairview Middle School
    Griffin Middle School
    Nims Middle School
     
    High School Sites
     
    Godby High School
    Rickards High School  
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    Dr. Elizabeth Glenn
    21st Century Program Director
    Grants Coordinator   
    850-487-7816
    glenne@leonschools.net
     
     
    Jammie Jackson
    Extended Day Program Manager
    850-487-7891
    jacksonj8@leonschools.net
     
     
    Alexandra Garcia
    Extended Day Program Manager
    850-487-7890
    garciaa@leonschools.net
     
     
    Earnest Burden
    Extended Day Program Manager
    850-487-7830
    burdene@leonschools.net