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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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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World Read-Aloud Day

Several NAZA sites will be celebrating "World Read-Aloud Day" this Wednesday after school. You can also celebrate by reading a poem or favorite book passage aloud to friends, family members, fellow students, or co-workers.

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latest Newssdf

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

 

Read More

 

World Read-Aloud Day

Several NAZA sites will be celebrating "World Read-Aloud Day" this Wednesday after school. You can also celebrate by reading a poem or favorite book passage aloud to friends, family members, fellow students, or co-workers.

Read More

 

see More

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