Do you know if your child has ever been bullied at school? Probably not. With the school year in full swing, students are managing the day-to-day routines of class work, homework and extracurricular activities. Still, many other children struggle to manage the additional stress of being bullied. Kids who bully others use their power—such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, … [Read more...] about Spot, Stop and Speak Up – Bullying Prevention at AYS
As January comes to an end, I’m sure most people are tired of hearing about health and fitness. As everyone knows the New Year brings new resolutions, most of which involve getting healthier. This doesn’t have to be…. Here at Phalen Leadership Academy (PLA) AYS, the students and I are embarking on a journey to a healthier lifestyle. Each week we choose healthier snacks over processed, high-calorie … [Read more...] about Let’s Get Fit!
The kids at AYS Spring Mill decided to make duct tape wallets, sell them and donate the proceeds to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc. Their goal is to raise $100. The wallets are selling like sliced bread, so the kids might even exceed this! We are so proud of our young philanthropists! The large wallets sell for $3, the medium ones for $2, and the small ones for $1.50. Please let us know if you … [Read more...] about Helping Hungry Hoosiers
Two Perspectives – One Homework Blog… My name is Leslie Newland and I am the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program Manager at AYS, Inc. ~ I am also an AYS parent. My two boys attend the AYS program at the Blue and Gold Academy in Decatur Township. I am excited about the unveiling of AYS’ new website and I am glad to be a part of the new blog feature. Though please note, I am a … [Read more...] about Two Perspectives – One Homework Blog…