Tags: ‘Fort Worth ISD’

Gearing Up for “Reading with Barbers” Pilot Program

Gearing Up for “Reading with Barbers” Pilot Program We are so grateful for the group of volunteers that responded to Fort Worth ISD’s call for help assembling bookcases for the “Reading with Barbers” program. Two of the volunteers that participated in this event were from the Trinity Habitat for Humanity fulfilling their service requirements, Maricruz […] Read more

Bright Spot: Mobile Rec Program

INFUSING SUMMER WITH LITERACY FUN Mobile Rec Program For several years, the City of Fort Worth’s Park & Recreation Department, Fort Worth ISD, educators, philanthropic leaders and community supporters have partnered to offer “Mobile Rec”, a free summer day camp serving children from south side neighborhoods who have limited access to recreation centers. The camp […] Read more

Recursos gratis para aprender durante el verano

Recursos gratis para aprender durante el verano English version   ¿Te gustaría tener recursos gratuitos para ayudar a tus hijos a prepararse durante el verano para el regreso a la escuela? ¿Qué tal si pudieras usarlos a través de tu teléfono o correo electrónico? El Distrito escolar Fort Worth ISD tiene la solución. Se trata de un servicio gratuito que le […] Read more

Ready Rosie Provides Free Summer Learning Resources

Free Summer Learning Resources Versión en Español   What if there was a free resource that could help your child be better prepared for school and that was delivered right to your phone or email? Fort Worth ISD offers just that—a free service that teaches you how to help your child developmentally and academically from birth through […] Read more

“Read Fort Worth, Helping Children Steer Clear of Summer Slide”, Star-Telegram, June 16, 2017

BY CHRISTENE C. MOSS Special to the Star-Telegram It’s time for us to redefine the annual childhood tradition of lazy summer days filled with play and relaxation. The reason is simple: decades of research from groups such as the National Summer Learning Association and Johns Hopkins University show that, on average, U.S. students lose up […] Read more

Clifford kicks off our Summer Scholars Program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD, United Way of Tarrant County, the City of Fort Worth and other organizations have aligned efforts to offer a free, six-week summer enrichment program June 12 – July 24 to help children in a targeted area where third-grade […] Read more

LeaderKids: Jóvenes y líderes comunitarios

LeaderKids de la generación 2016-17 y su invitado especial Kenneth Barr, exalcalde de Fort Worth. Por Ayesha Ganguly, coordinadora de programas de LeaderKids   Click here to read this post in English   Cada año en mayo un grupo de 50 estudiantes de octavo grado de Fort Worth ISD que son miembros de LeaderKids, realizan proyectos de servicio comunitario. […] Read more

LeaderKids: Youth as Community Leaders

LeaderKids class of 2016-17 with special guest former Fort Worth Mayor Kenneth Barr  By Ayesha Ganguly, program coordinator for LeaderKids Leer este artículo en español   Each May, a group of 50 Fort Worth ISD eighth-graders who are members of LeaderKids perform community service projects. LeaderKids, a program of Leadership Fort Worth, began in 1995 as a leadership class […] Read more

Momentous Institute: committed to transforming kids’ lives

About 150 members of the Salesmanship Club participate in the volunteer reading program at Momentous Institute By Yezmin Thomas A few weeks ago, our Fort Worth Literacy Partnership team had an opportunity to visit Momentous Institute in Oak Cliff, Dallas. What a terrific experience! The private school is supported by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas […] Read more

Momentous Institute: comprometidos a transformar las vidas de los niños

Aproximadamente 150 miembros de  Salesmanship Club participan en el programa de lectores voluntarios en Momentous Institute. Por Yezmin Thomas Hace unas semanas el equipo de Fort Worth Literacy Partnership tuvo la oportunidad de visitar  Momentous Institute en Oak Cliff, Dallas. ¡Que experiencia tan gratificante! La escuela privada recibe el apoyo de Salesmanship Club de Dallas a través de […] Read more

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