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This question makes high schoolers want to
fade into the woodwork!

Teens say they feel pressured to choose their college major and their whole career trajectory by their junior year. Many haven't had enough real-life exposure to professions and industries to know what they might be interested in or good at.

Parents, teachers and counselors can help by steering them to our

ASAP is a partnership between The Georgetown Project and Georgetown ISD that gives middle school students experiences that expose them to all kinds of interesting activities and career possibilities.
Meet Carey Thornell
Coordinator for the After School Program at GISD
"We provide real-world experiences through our classes and field trips that give kids confidence to explore their spark," says Carey Thornell, coordinator for the program. "I love watching the kids go on to be successful adults." Learn more about Carey . . .
After School Action Program / Overview

The After School Action Program (ASAP) provides middle school youth with safe after school alternatives that promote responsibility and healthy decisions. A variety of activities are offered that challenge students both mentally and physically to ...

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Quote of the month : Play is the highest form of research.
-Albert Einstein
GREEN EGGS AND HAM, ANYONE?
Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday with Developmental Asset #17 !
Dr. Seuss's Birthday is March 2nd and a great time to reinforce Early Childhood Developmental Asset #17 !

17. Play and creative activities—The child has daily opportunities to play in ways that allow self-expression, physical activity, and interaction with others.

Activity Ideas:

  • Use green Play doh or make your own and have kids make their own green foods creation.
  • Read Green Eggs and Ham and have the children listen for rhyming words. Have them create their own rhyming words or phrases.
  • Have kids make their own funny books by folding sheets of paper in half. Encourage them to draw funny creatures using crayons. Have them put their name on the front cover as author.

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MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH!
March is Music in Our Schools Month. Incorporate classic kids' songs in English and Spanish. Take a field trip and sing at a senior center or nursing home. Click here for sample lesson plans and more!
Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®) - NAfME

Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM® ) takes a new tack this year, focusing on lessons for second- and fifth-graders that help them learn elements of music through some classic children's songs in English and Spanish. The lessons and songs,...

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IT'S TODDLER TIME!
PARENTS!!

Join us for Toddler Time to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month . Kiddos will express their creativity with songs, instruments and dancing!

When: March 11th and 25th
Time: 10 - 11 am
Where: 805 W. University Ave., Georgetown
Register by calling 512-864-3008
MORE RESOURCES DESIGNED FOR YOU !
Check out our free and low-cost easy to access resources
for you and your little ones!
Free Lending Library, Children's Playroom and Workroom
Borrow fun toys, books, puppets, puzzles, and climbing blocks, or just come to play. Adults are welcome to use our workroom for free or low cost use of our laminating, die cutting, and Cricut equipment! Available to the public .
Free Children's Events
Have fun at our Toddler Time, Bilingual Storytime and much more!
Parent and Provider Training Workshops
Get even better at what you do by attending these informative workshops taught by experts!
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Language Classes
Want to learn Spanish or speak English with more confidence? Join our language classes for adults while your kiddos enjoy crafts and other fun activities in our Amiguitos program while the parents are in English class.
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AMAZONSMILE!
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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Bridges to Growth will be closed for Spring Break
the week of March 16th.


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Bridges to Growth Parent Center
is a program of
The Georgetown Project
With support from our sponsors
Our Vision:
A community where no child is hungry, hurt, alone or rejected, and where all children and youth believe they are loved, respected and treated with dignity.
Issue Date: March, 2020