The first Utah Afterschool Day on the Hill organized by the Utah Afterschool Network to promote increasing funding for afterschool programs.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Silver Hills students wrote “I love afterschool because letters” to the community
Robert Frost Elementary Afterschool Program coordinators invited Congressional Representative Mia Love to visit their program. Laurel Price, Rep. Love’s District Director, visited on April 26. She listened to stories from parents and students about the benefits the program has on their lives and education. Ms. Price […]
Click here to watch the video (KUTV) For hundreds of students at Monroe Elementary in West Valley City, the final bell doesn’t signal the end of the school day. Almost a third of Monroe’s 650 students participate in the school’s 35 extracurricular activities, which include […]
Click here to read the full article SALT LAKE CITY — Among the programs President Donald Trump’s new budget blueprint would slash is funding for after school programs for low income students throughout Utah. “I was devastated. How can you abandon the future of children […]
Salt Lake Tribune – Here’s how President Trump’s proposed budget hikes and spending cuts might affect Utah
Click here to read the full article “…..Margaret Peterson, who directs after-school programming for 23 public schools in West Valley City, cringes at the president’s call to kill the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, which supports academic enrichment for primarily low-income students. The West […]