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SPOTLIGHT 
School Year 2008-2009

Welcome!! The 2008-2009 school year promises to hold a lot of fun for ExCEL After School Programs across San Francisco. Here are some anticipated highlights:

The Student-run television show is back on the air. Tune in to watch students in ExCEL After School Programs' Cesar Chavez Service Clubs on TV.

PEP is back! Physical Education and Nutrition Education are once again receiving funding through ExCEL. Keep an eye out for SPARK trainings and nutrition workshops.

Our Project Cohort learning communities are gaining momentum. This year the focus is on Family Literacy, Balanced Programming, Science, Media Production, Service Learning (Chavez Clubs), and Nutrition and Recreation.

Mark your calendars: Other upcoming special events include the Mid-Year Institute, January 6-7; the Revolution in Art and Dance (RAD) on February 5, 2009; Read Across America Day on March 2; Global Youth Service Day on April 24, 2009; and ExCELebration in May 2009.

ExCEL has two Demonstration Sites designated by the state as outstanding model after school programs. Congratulations to AP Giannini Middle School and Marshall Elementary School!

Get involved with AFA TAC! Join our learning circles, or become a mentor or mentee! It's fun, it's free and it's... fantastic! You can find more information and an application here.

Are you looking for funding opportunities?  We have a comprehensive list for you to consider.  Visit Funding Opportunities and discover a new source to support your program.

 

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