For the past several weeks in Charlotte, teams of students at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School have been spending their afternoons learning amazing new skills from real world experts.
Each semester volunteer Citizen Teachers, teaching what they know and love, lead apprentices on a journey of discovery which culminates in a public event called a WOW! At the fall event Shoot for the Stars students will share and teach back to the community what they have learned from this amazing experience. To make their journey complete, they need you there!
Please join the celebration of what is possible when schools, families, and communities unite to make learning engaging! Come out and watch our students Shoot for the Stars!
When & Where
Citizen Schools North Carolina
Citizen Schools is a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for low income children across the country. Citizen Schools uniquely mobilizes thousands of adult volunteers to help improve student achievement by teaching skill-building Apprenticeships after school. The organization’s programs blend these real-world learning projects with rigorous academic and leadership development activities, preparing students in the middle grades for success in high school, college, the workforce, and civic life.
The Citizen Schools North Carolina program launched in 2006 and currently serves nearly 400 students and engages over 150 volunteers. Learn more about Citizen Schools’ programs and results at www.citizenschools.org.