June 2016 Quaterly Newsletter

Date: June 12, 2016 Author: Allen Hackman Categories: Announcements, News

2016 Shalom Park Freedom School’s Opening Day is June 16! Read the latest news from SPFS

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February 2016 Quarterly Newsletter

Date: March 5, 2016 Author: Eileen Davis Categories: News

SPFS Newsletter February 2016

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Date: May 28, 2015 Author: Eileen Davis Categories: News

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO ENSURE SUCCESS AT SHALOM PARK FREEDOM SCHOOL Make a difference this summer and sign up to volunteer at Shalom Park Freedom School! Each summer, eight Shalom Park agencies work together to provide a six-week, literacy based camp for economically disadvantaged children. This is the fifth year Shalom Park has sponsored a Freedom…

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February 2015 Quarterly Newsletter

Date: March 26, 2015 Author: Eileen Davis Categories: News

SPFS Newsletter February 2015

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The Stars of the Shalom Park Freedom School Movie Fundraiser Were Not on the Screen

Date: February 7, 2014 Author: Categories: News

Nearly 200 people attended the Shalom Park Freedom School (SPFS) Brooklyn Castle movie fundraiser on April 25 at the Sam Lerner Center. The evening featured a chess documentary where low-income, minority innercity chess whizzes, with the help of dedicated parents, teachers, and administrators become the country’s leading middle school chess team and secure places in…

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Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte 2014 Agency Allocation

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: News

The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte granted our 2014 agency allocation request for $10,000!  This generous 100% increase in our allocation (from $5,000 last year) is a big show of commitment on the part of the Federation.  They are impressed with what Shalom Park Freedom School has accomplished in the last three years:  not only…

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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? 
To volunteer donate, or learn more about Shalom Park…

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