Providing high quality out-of-school-time and after school community events for West Valley City families and students, resulting in increased opportunities for learning.

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Bytes of Brilliance Summer Computer Camp

Bytes of Brilliance Summer Computer Camp

Bytes of Brilliance Summer Computer Camp was sponsored by Salt Lake Community College, June 11 to 14 for girls. CEP participated with 25 girls from Academy Park Elementary, Kennedy Jr. High, and Whittier Elementary.

Swamped – Whittier Elementary Musical

Swamped – Whittier Elementary Musical

“Swamped” – Whittier Elementary afterschool program fun musical about all the animals in the Okefenokee Swamp.

Utah STEM Action Center Funds Junior High Droneology Program

Utah STEM Action Center Funds Junior High Droneology Program

Hunter Jr., Kennedy Jr., Valley Jr. and West Lake Jr. are participating in a PCS Edventures partnership project to build and fly large drones.  Students are building two drones in each program, studying the principles of flight, and learning flight simulation with drone controllers.  Students are becoming competent and certified as student drone pilots.  The programs will continue this summer and expand into next year.

CEP Board of Directors Meeting

CEP Board of Directors Meeting

Certificates of Appreciation awarded by CEP Chairman, Stephen Buhler to the University of Utah School of Medicine Office of Inclusion and Outreach – Melanie Hooten, Director and Donna Eldridge, Presenter. The School of Medicine has partnered with CEP for the past 8 years by providing […]

Expand Your Horizons 2018

Expand Your Horizons 2018

Expand Your Horizons – STEM Careers for Girls Sponsored by Salt Lake Community College March 10, 2018. CEP sponsored 66 girls and 11 adults at this exciting event held at SLCC South Campus. We listened to a great presentation from keynote speaker, Gretchen McClain, about […]

A Day on the Hill

A Day on the Hill

The first Utah Afterschool Day on the Hill organized by the Utah Afterschool Network to promote increasing funding for afterschool programs.

Angie Keaton – CEP Board Member & Tennis & Tutoring Director, Margaret Peterson – CEP Executive Director, Kristy Critchlow – parent speaker from Hillside Elementary
Stansbury Elementary Afterschool Choir
Silver Hills Elementary Afterschool Choir

Dry Creek Charity Donation

Dry Creek Charity Donation

We are excited to announce – our partner Dry Creek Charity has contributed to the afterschool mini grant program for the third year. 16 afterschool projects are funded.  Projects include:  art, Navajo culture, coding, music, STEM, chess, Spanish culture, photography, Lego League, running club. Dry […]

Parent Letter

Parent Letter

October 25, 2017 Re: Afterschool Program Funding Dear Whom It May Concern: I am a proud member of my West Valley City, Utah community, I love that my children have been able to be a part of this community for the eleven years we have […]

Senator Orin Hatch’s Assistant Jessa Reed visits CEP programs June 8

Senator Orin Hatch’s Assistant Jessa Reed visits CEP programs June 8

Jessa Reed representing Senator Orin Hatch visited CEP afterschool summer programs June 8 at 3 of our 23 partner schools – Hunter High, Stansbury Elementary and Kennedy Jr. High. Jessa spent 5 hours learning about afterschool programs in West Valley City.  She learned about the importance of 21st Century grants, and the need to continue congressional funding to ensure the outcomes of our children and youth will lead them to a productive and independent future.

CEP Chair Steve Buhler, Stansbury Asst Principal Alison Banks, Jessa Reed, Margaret Peterson, Kwamane Harris, Stansbury Coord Pat Burton

 

Kennedy Jr. Internet Safety class at Hunter Library
“I love Afterschool Because” letters from Silver Hills Elementary Students

“I love Afterschool Because” letters from Silver Hills Elementary Students

Silver Hills students wrote “I love afterschool because letters” to the community    


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Valley Jr. Promoting Afterschool

Valley Jr. Promoting Afterschool

Valley Jr. High – new banner mounted on front of the school and second banner inside the front door – promoting afterschool.

Molina Healthcare – Hillsdale Elementary

Molina Healthcare – Hillsdale Elementary

Molina Healthcare – Hillsdale Elementary

University of Utah School of Medicine – DNA Separation

University of Utah School of Medicine – DNA Separation

University of Utah School of Medicine – DNA separation at Rolling Meadows

KUED Reading Night

KUED Reading Night

University of Utah Channel KUED – Reading Family Night at Hillsdale Elementary