21st Century Community Learning Center

21st-Century-AllStarsThe 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) is an application based after school academic and enrichment program for 5th – 8th grade students.  During the school year, students receive homework assistance, academic instruction and participate in enrichment programs.  This year students participated in Cooking with Math & Science, an Iron Chef competition, Robotics with Legos, Drill Team Character Development, I-Scream Science Fun and even recorded original music compositions in a Music Moguls program.  Students also attend educational field trips and sponsor school wide community service projects.  The program continues through the summer to provide students additional academic instruction and enrichment activities.

 

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21st CCLC Sponsors “The Giving Tree” at RBA

Every year when the weather turns cold, students in Ronald Brown Academy’s 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) put up “The Giving Tree.”  This tree stands in our front lobby, not decorated for Christmas...

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Youth Day at Camp Burt Shurly

The 21st CCLC program sponsored a fantastic Youth Day for all of our summer participants.  The activities included archery, pontoon rides, fishing, nature walks, wall climbing, STEM hand-on projects and more.  Our students thoroughly enjoyed trying new adventures and interacting with their peers.  It was...

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STEM Activities: Building Bridges

21st CCLC students work together to build bridges, ramps and different structures using blocks and popsicle sticks.  The hands-on activities are part of our STEM based summer curriculum program which focuses on force, motion, distance,...

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3-Dimensional Art Creations

During session 4, 21st CCLC students enrolled in a Product Design enrichment class.  The students develop their own ideas into a final 3D original art work.  Students learn to use a variety of mediums to...

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A Visit to the Capitol

The elected student officers of the 21st Century Learning Center Youth Advisory Committee. (YAC) had an opportunity to spend the date in Lansing.  They met Michigan representatives, toured the Capitol and visited the Michigan Historical Museum.

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Lego Robotics

Our 21st CCLC students were excited to start another session of Robotics.  They eagerly assumed the roles of Lego engineers and built a variety of robotic creations.  Some inventions had motion, others were stand alone, but...

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21st Century Science Fun

During our annual Family Math & Science Night, our 21st CCLC students ran a station where participants tried to pop a balloon with an orange.  The activity led to a lot of trial and error testing...

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Culminating Event

The 21st Century program ended session 3 with another dynamic culminating event for students and families.  Students had a chance to demonstrate drill cadences, perform hip hop dance routines, explain robotic creations, make ice cream...

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What’s Friction?

As part of their Science & Math course, 21st CCLC students have been studying friction.  They have learned that friction is the force resisting the motion of objects against each other.   They worked with...

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Robotics!!!

As part of our enrichment program, 21st Century students participate in a weekly Robotics course.  Students have been fully responsible for designing, building, and testing speed and functionality of their engineered cars and windmills.    

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