Learning Center offers fun
The 21st Century Community Learning Center, which offers free after-school programs for students, recently held a Parent Night at the Jefferson County Middle School location, which has 146 registered students and 30 staff members.
The electives offered for the school's fourth and final session of the school year were: Spanish, Flag Football, Painting with Bob Ross, Watercolors, Bookworms, Cooking, Directed Drawing, Robotics, Sewing, Jay the Science Guy, Geography, Kite Making, Ocean Adventures, Spheros, Jewelry Making, Bilingual Story and Art, Hunters' Safety, Land Mammals, Sign Language, Teamwork and Communication, STEM, and Woodshop.
"Wood shop was a hit," said Tina Nunn, department secretary. "The kids loved making their projects and taking them home."
"Swimming and bowling lessons were popular," she added. "Jewelry making and sewing taught the kids great skills. The kids were proud of what they made, and so happy to take it home and show it off. Cooking was a fun and very tasty class."
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