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Cool Kids Club celebrates 16 years


October 25, 2017

Brandon L. Summers

Kindergartner Faith McHenry, with help from instructor Linda Whitehead, learns how to program a beetle-bot to navigate a floor map, one of several hands-on STEM activities enjoyed by Cool Kids Club students. Thursday's Lights on After School event at North Elementary celebrating 16 years of Cool Kids Club in Sidney.

Sidney's Cool Kids Club program celebrated its 16th year with Lights Out After School Thursday at North Elementary.

"Lights on After School is a celebration once a year," Kim Hofrock, CKC director, said. "Beyond School Bells, Nebraska Children & Family, sponsors it through a grant, to celebrate after school programs."

With dinner, parents watched their children demonstrate STEM skills such as basic programming and made crafts together.

Cool Kids Club is an after school program that provides individualized study time for students and homework assistance.

"We also provide some kind of lea...

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