Enrichment Committee organizes special programs for our students. Guest speakers visit our school and bring unique, hands-on activities with them. Here are some of the enrichment programs we bring in to the school each yearType your paragraph here.
Cleveland Metroparks Naturalists:
An excellent opportunity for students to experience nature first-hand with the guidance of a naturalist. Naturalists adapt nature center programs to the classroom to help children learn about Northeast Ohio wildlife and their adaptations.
Heights Libraries Visiting Librarian:
The Youth Services Department visits pre-schools and elementary schools in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights community four times a year to share stories, songs, and books.
Cleveland Heights Fire Department:
The Cleveland Heights Fire/EMS Public Education Committee visits our school to talk about home fire safety for children and adults.
Cleveland Heights Police: Chief Annette.
The kids learn about how Cleveland Heights Police keep them safe. She shared with the students her experience and the teamwork and tools that help their department run.
Digging for Dinos from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History:
Students discover the answer to the question "What does a paleontologist do?" as they excavate simulated dinosaur fossils, match skeletons with models, compare different types of dinosaur teeth and touch a real dinosaur fossil
Fairmount Presbyterian Church Senior Pastor Derek Starr Redwine joins us for a special book rading
Bandit the Therapy Dog:
Students visit with Bandit: A black lab with a big heart who gives a gentle touch.
EcoExplorers with the Cleveland Metroparks: Animal Adaptations.
This program provides a supplemental tool to the preschool curriculum governed by the Ohio Department of Education's Early Learning Content Standards. Utilizing a 24-foot vehicle; outfitted with a computer-powered 50-inch LCD monitor loaded with custom-created, interactive information, Eco Explorers helps connect preschoolers to the natural world
Olu Manns of HeartBEAT Afrika:
Shares his high energy and hands-on experience. The kids enjoy the excitement as he involves them all in the tradition of creating a West African Drum Circle.
Where Children Learn Through Play!