Bound Together is an after school-tutoring program for children in grades 1-6. Our children are referred to us by reading and math specialists and by school administrators.
- Reading Comprehension
The children are tutored by teachers ( retired & active ), church groups, retired business men and women, and stay at home moms who want to make a difference in the life of a child. Each child has their own personalized education plan that addresses the areas that they need help with. Tutors work with a child to progress through the work in their binder. Incentives are given to inspire the students to complete work units and display a positive attitude.
In partnership with coordination from St. Philips’ and Michigan Department of Education Child Care Food Program, the children are fed a nutritious meal after every tutoring session. The service helps both the child and the families of the children who participate in the program.
Children in our tutoring program are invited to participate in our art classes “the Creation Station” held two Mondays a month during the school year. We will explore different mediums and techniques – but mostly we will enjoy creating art.
On alternate Mondays, beginning Oct. 2016, we will offer a healthy cooking class called “Kids in the Kitchen.” We will have fun focusing on healthy food choices, both in cooking and when eating out.
Children in our tutoring program are treated in special events throughout the year, Halloween Parties, Christmas Parties ( including Santa ), Valentine, Easter and End of the Year Parties.
Through in-kind donations from the AAUW ( American Association of University Woman ), and other charitable organizations and individuals, children have the opportunity to shop for that “special” gift to make a loved ones Christmas special. We host a Christmas Party complete with a visit from Santa Claus. Each child receives something to put under the tree thanks to the generosity of several local groups. We are very thankful for the caring partnerships that enrich the lives of these children and their families! We also host Halloween Parties, Valentines Parties,Easter Parties and End of Year Celebrations!