Scholars “Fall Back” to Shalom Park Freedom School

Date: January 27, 2014 Author: Categories: News

Shalom Park Freedom School Scholars returned to Shalom Park on Saturday November 16 for a fun fall day that included chess, storytelling with Levine-Sklut Librarian Debby Block, a program featuring skulls of predators and prey presented by educator and Master Naturalist Christopher Baldwin, and track and field events led by members of the Myers Park…

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Thinking One Move Ahead

Date: January 27, 2014 Author: Categories: News

by Jodi Greenwald Shalom Park Freedom School encourages its scholars and funders to plan, prepare for future In planning a movie fundraiser April 25 for the Shalom Park Freedom School (SPFS), organizers wanted to convey the same message that underlies the summer program itself: Thinking one move ahead can help ensure a successful future. Freedom…

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Summer reading saved: Freedom School a success

Date: January 25, 2014 Author: Categories: News

Harriet-K.-Meetz”Harriet K. Meetz The echoes of Freedom School (FS) participants’ laughter is swirling in my brain as the earthy, musty smell of falling leaves and the scent of fresh crayons, paper and glue fill the air. Another summer yields to the back-to-school transition for Charlotte’s children. And for many students, that trasition will be smoother…

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Freedom School fights summer learning loss

Date: January 24, 2014 Author: Categories: News

Jewish community supports needs of area children A Shalom Park Freedom School scholar enjoyed playing chess. “Chess helps kids think analytically or how to think one step ahead, which is a good life skill,” said Amy Lefkof, Shalom Park Freedom School enrichment coordinator. Want to help? 
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