Bourbon County Middle and High School
Welcome to Bourbon County Middle and High Schools 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21stCCLC). This program is a collaborative effort with Bourbon County Schools, community agencies and individuals. The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education, and is free of charge, complete with transportation, to students who qualify. The mission of the program is to provide a variety of activities that will enrich the lives of Bourbon County School’s neediest students and help them achieve academic success and personal growth.
While the main focus in the program is academic enrichment, other components will focus on building social, physical, and emotional skills through activities in fitness, sports, arts, culture, science, math, and technology.
The components of the 21st CCLC Program include:
- A Healthy Snack
- Homework Assistance
- Academic Enrichment
- Recreation/Cultural Arts
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of implementing 21st CCLC afterschool programs in Bourbon County Schools is to improve the lives of the students through programs that incorporate and foster independent learning, tutoring, and enrichment activities. The program also offers a safe, structured environment for young people.
Students will be engaged in activities and ongoing relationships with caring adults that increase confidence and encourage success at home, in school, and in the community.
Program Goals and Expectations
- To improve the academic performance in Reading, Math, and Science of students by extending the regular school-day curriculum using a variety of activities, including the use of technology, based on North Carolina Common Core Standards.
- To Increase Family Engagement by providing families with support services and assist them in supporting their children’s educational endeavors.
- To offer enrichment and support activities in other subject matters and provide students with opportunities to participate in activities related to the arts, recreation, physical fitness and character education that they may not otherwise experience.
- To improve the academic performance in English/Language Arts of students by extending the regular school-day curriculum using a variety of activities, including the use of technology, based on Kentucky Common Core Standards.
Registration and Enrollment
Students in grades 6-12 attending Bourbon County Middle and High Schools are eligible to participate in the program based on criteria approved in the grant. Parents/Guardians must register their child with the site coordinator, be referred by a teacher or qualify based on grades/test scores. The parent/guardian must complete both the required 21st CCLC Enrollment Forms for students to be enrolled in program. Registration must take place with the Site coordinator and be completed along with necessary bus transportation services in place before a child may attend. The Registration form can be found on the link on the side of the webpage.
Hours/Days of Operation
The 21st CCLC Program is held Monday-Thursday, morning from 7:20 – 8:20 and after school 3:20 pm until 5:20 p.m. Transportation is provided for students whose parents requested transportation assistance on the registration form. The program will not operate on teacher workdays, school vacation, or holiday periods. When school is closed due to inclement weather or facility issues (no water, electricity, etc.); students will be sent home by the method designated on their registration form. If the program closes during after school hours, parents or guardians will be contacted and asked to pick-up their child immediately.
The 21st CCLC Summer Camp Program hours of operation will be announced in the spring and are contingent upon funding. Transportation is provided for students whose parents requested transportation assistance on the registration form. The program will not operate on teacher workdays, school vacation, or holiday periods. When school is closed due to inclement weather or facility issues (no water, electricity, etc.), students will be sent home by the method designated on their registration form.
Regular attendance is essential to meet program goals. Regular attendance is expected for students to obtain the maximum educational opportunity provided to them.
Upon arrival to the program, children will go to the designated area where attendance will be taken. During this time students will be assigned to homework assistance and enrichment areas. While staff are working on the daily schedule, students will be provided a free snack and/or power snack based on USDA guidelines.
Parents’/Guardians’ Expectation of the Program
Parents/Guardians may expect that:
- they may visit with the site coordinator about concerns related to their child or the program
- they will be informed about any misbehavior on the part of their child and meet with the Site coordinator to bring improvement in the situation
- they will be regularly informed about the 21st CCLC activities
- they will be informed promptly if their child is in jeopardy of being dismissed from the program
Program’s Expectation of Parents/Guardians – PARENT HANDBOOK CAN BE FOUND ON LINK TO THE RIGHT
The Program expects that parents/guardians will:
- make every attempt to attend two parent training sessions and special functions
- keep the child’s records up to date
- pick up their child on time
- contact the Site coordinator if the child will not be attending the program for three or more consecutive daysbe attentive of correspondence that comes from the 21st CCLC program