Summer 2017 OPEN ENROLLMENT

 Saturday April 29th, 2017 8am-7pm 2423 Susannah Street Johnson City, TN 37601 $15 Registration Fee per family Call the Assistant Directors of Programming for more information. 423-434-20131 (ext 811 Asia Fleming) (ext 819 Jordan Spain)   Please bring the following information with you when you...

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Our Field Trip to Food City

Field trips are ALWAYS fun!!   A few weeks ago, our C4K kids from South Side Elementary went on a field trip to Food City.  The students treated to  a tour of the store, the stockroom, and even got to watch some food being prepared. They were even able to see some of the behind the scenes stuff...

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Teamwork

The kids have many activities to help them work together as a team to accomplish their goals. Teamwork is something that we want our children to be aware of; we don’t live on islands by ourselves, and we must be able to interact and work together. If the kids can grasp this at a young age it will...

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Inspiring Through Art

While art doesn’t get as much attention as math, literature, and science, there are certainly many benefits of incorporating the arts into a child’s education and life. Offering a positive alternative for kids to focus on reduces their chances of getting involved with violence, drugs,...

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JCPD at C4K

  Connecting with our local law enforcement is an initiative that both Coalition For Kids and the Johnson City Police Department have in common. On Wednesday, Sgt. Terry Hardin led a class answering questions about police work, how to be a good citizen and showing the kids different parts of his...

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Lunch Buddy

Current research suggests that children who have an adult mentor are 55% more likely to enroll in college and 130% more likely to hold a leadership position later in life. (The Mentor Effect, 2014) Additionally, mentoring also encourages positive social relationships and has a lasting impact on a...

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Full Circle

Coalition was BLESSED to have a former volunteer come full circle and volunteer with us again.  And she has decided to bring her church youth group with her, as well!  They helped bring to life the story of Esther from the Bible.  And, of course, our kids couldn’t be happier!! My name is...

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We All Have A Dream!

Our kids continue to learn the important achievements of some of history’s great leaders during Black History Month. To recognize Black History Month, we read “The Sneetches” by Dr. Suess. The book tells a story of how Star-Belly Sneetches treated Plain-Belly Sneetches...

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What an appetite!!

It’s National Pride in Food Service Week! Good nutrition is a vital part of good grades. Eating healthy foods has SO many benefits for our young people (and older ones, too!) A proper diet: aids in our focus and concentration helps us stay well = better attendance at school better attendance...

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A Hunger for Reading

February is National Library Lover’s Month! In our high-tech world of games tablets, and smart phones, creating a habit of reading with children is no easy task…but when you DO create that habit, it is is amazing to see it transform in to a LOVE of reading! When Victoria, one of our...

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Work hard, pray hard

We are able to walk our Coalition kids through this season of their lives, teaching them that they need to do the best they can (study hard, pay attention in class, complete their homework) and leave the rest in God’s hands. Naturally, we do hope they succeed well academically, but just as they...

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