After School Sites Enrolling Now

NAZA partners will be offering after-school programs at 26 MNPS middle schools this year! Go to the "After School" tab above and select your geographic area for more information on the NAZA-sponsored sites in your area. NAZA sites are open after school Monday through Thursday for 2 hours each day during the dates below.

Fall 2016: August 29-December 15

Spring 2017: January 9-April 27 

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A New NAZA Year Begins

On August 29, 44 NAZA-sponsored sites began the new school year serving students from 26 Nashville middle schools. Thanks to additional funding from Mayor Barry and Metro Council, NAZA was able to expand its services from 24 to 28 weeks to better support students and families. We're excited to continue to support high-quality afterschool opportunities for our 7th year!

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NAZA & MNPS Share Data to Improve Student Outcomes

When school districts and afterschool systems partner together, it improves outcomes for the students they serve. "MNPS and NAZA work together to ensure that the city’s afterschool programs are responsive to the unique needs of their students and communities. Because of NAZA’s commitment to effective data use, students receive targeted supports that result in improved academic outcomes." We're proud to have our work featured in this piece from the Data Quality Campaign.

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A Partnership to Support English Learners

This school year NAZA and the MNPS Office of English Learners have partnered to support EL students beyond school hours. This pilot program pairs a NAZA site with an EL teacher who facilitates guided reading and writing activities that strengthen the knowledge base students are building in their classrooms.

 

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Poetry Contest Winners

We're excited to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual Poetry Contest. These students' poems were selected from nearly 100 entries. Thanks to all who contributed their poems! The overall winner's poem is pictured below.

Overall Winner: Tamaria Anderson, 7th Grade, YMCA Haynes

Runner-Up: Matthew Whitman, 6th Grade, Paradise Ridge

Honorable Mention: Lissandro Iglesias, 5th Grade, Apollo CRIT

Honorable Mention: Mariam Hana, 5th Grade, Donelson PACE

Honorable Mention: Trinity Greene, 5th Grade, Bethlehem Center

 

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A New NAZA Year Begins

On August 29, 44 NAZA-sponsored sites began the new school year serving students from 26 Nashville middle schools. Thanks to additional funding from Mayor Barry and Metro Council, NAZA was able to expand its services from 24 to 28 weeks to better support students and families. We're excited to continue to support high-quality afterschool opportunities for our 7th year!

Read More

 

NAZA & MNPS Share Data to Improve Student Outcomes

When school districts and afterschool systems partner together, it improves outcomes for the students they serve. "MNPS and NAZA work together to ensure that the city’s afterschool programs are responsive to the unique needs of their students and communities. Because of NAZA’s commitment to effective data use, students receive targeted supports that result in improved academic outcomes." We're proud to have our work featured in this piece from the Data Quality Campaign.

Read More

 

A Partnership to Support English Learners

This school year NAZA and the MNPS Office of English Learners have partnered to support EL students beyond school hours. This pilot program pairs a NAZA site with an EL teacher who facilitates guided reading and writing activities that strengthen the knowledge base students are building in their classrooms.

 

Read More

 

Poetry Contest Winners

We're excited to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual Poetry Contest. These students' poems were selected from nearly 100 entries. Thanks to all who contributed their poems! The overall winner's poem is pictured below.

Overall Winner: Tamaria Anderson, 7th Grade, YMCA Haynes

Runner-Up: Matthew Whitman, 6th Grade, Paradise Ridge

Honorable Mention: Lissandro Iglesias, 5th Grade, Apollo CRIT

Honorable Mention: Mariam Hana, 5th Grade, Donelson PACE

Honorable Mention: Trinity Greene, 5th Grade, Bethlehem Center

 

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