Community House After School Academy (CHASA) The Community House After School Academy (CHASA) is a project for middle school students in grades six through eight. CHASA meets Monday thru Friday from 3 to 6 PM at the Community House tutoring center, located on the third floor of 58 Prospect Ave. The middle school students participate in daily workshops designed to help them build and improve their academic skill in language arts, math, writing, and science. Homework support is also provided. Fridays, also known as Fun Fridays, are dedicated to extracurricular social activities including lectures on campus, book discussions, recreational sports, and attending plays, movies, and athletic events. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-258-6136. CHASA Middle School Registration Online Form (MS Word print version here)
Crossings Community House Crossings is a program that encourages John Witherspoon Middle School students to examine issues surrounding diversity, including culture, ethnicity, race, education, gender identity, and religious beliefs. The project is geared towards confronting racial and cultural stereotypes and to promoting an in-depth understanding of concerns that are specific to people of different ethnic and racial backgrounds. The curriculum is designed to help foster a sense of cultural awareness and to offer techniques that help promote effective dialogue and conflict resolution. For more information, contact email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Generation One The Generation One program is dedicated to supporting high school students who will be first in their families to attend college or pursue other kinds of post-secondary education. The primary objective of the program is to ensure that students experience academic success throughout their four years at Princeton High School. Princeton High School administrators and teachers work collaboratively with project coordinators and volunteers to provide academic tutoring, subject-specific study circles, writing workshops, field trips, college tours, and other activities designed to help Gen 1 participants be fully prepared for the next step. For more information, contact email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEEK (click for further information) Through the PEEK (Princeton Engineering Education for Kids) program, Princeton University undergraduate students visit elementary school classrooms during and after school to teach children basic principles of engineering using fun tools such as LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits. PEEK's goals are: To get kids interested in engineering from a young age, and to promote engineering as a viable and exciting career path for girls. To increase kids' ability to understand and manipulate the physical world around them. To supplement existing curriculum units for K-12 student classrooms (e.g., simple machines). To promote group-driven and cooperative problem solving through the design process. To show kids that engineering is fun! For more information, contact PEEK at email@example.com.
Preschool Programs The Community House Preschool Program addresses early childhood literacy by helping preschoolers (2 to 5 year olds) with school-readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten. Preschool volunteers assist teachers in leading small-group activities in classrooms, reading books to individuals or small groups of children, guiding discussions and related activities, and engaging in creative and interactive play. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAT Prep The SAT Prep program works with high school students to help them develop standardized test-taking skills. Volunteers teach math and English sessions twice a week and also provide one-on-one tutoring when needed in order to help students perform better on standardized tests. For more information, contact krmcdona@Princeton.EDU, email@example.com