Dawes Middle

DAWES MIDDLE SCHOOL

COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER

Welcome to our after school program at Dawes Middle School!  Below you will find information relevant to our program. The Dawes Community Learning Center seeks to open the world of lifelong learning to Dawes Scholars.  Offerings and content will be based on the greater Dawes school and community pillars; post-secondary, leadership and asset development, empowerment and life skills and academic rigor and relevance. CLC Site Community Coordinator, staff and all volunteers will employ a strength-based approach to help engage scholars in an experiential learning environment.  This unique environment will directly contribute to the individual, collection belief and responsibility to the success of Dawes Middle School and the greater community.  Expectations will include high expectations of scholars and staff in self; academic effort and achievement; and positive contribution.

Mission:
The overarching purpose of the Dawes Community Learning Center (DCLC) is to empower all students to reach their academic and life potential.

 

Goals:
1.  Post-secondary development
2.  Leadership development
3.  Asset development
4.  Empowerment/Life skills (self-identity, self-advocacy, personal vision)
5.  Academic rigor/Relevancy

Academies:
Our program offers clubs that fall under three general academies:  Academy of Fine Arts, Academy of Sports, Recreation, Fitness, & Wellness, and the Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

Hours:
3:10-3:30- Snack issued during the Academy by CLC staff member
3:30-4:30- Clubs…students will wait for their club instructors for dismissal
4:30-5:00- Homework or Reading Zone

Registration:
Forms are available in the main office to fill out.  As always, feel free to call, (402) 436-1211 with any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,
Myeisha Essex
messex@lps.org
Dawes CLC Site Community Coordinator
402-436-1211

DAWES MIDDLE SCHOOL
5130 Colfax Ave [map]
Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
Phone: (402) 436-1211
Fax: (402) 458-3211