LEAP (Language Enrichment and Academic Proficiency) Academy, the new Spanish language school which will open in the former North Fairmount School on Baltimore Avenue next fall with pre-school through grades 3.Registration is now available through the magnet lottery which runs until March 3. For more information visit cps-k12.org or call 363-0123. .Though this is a magnet school, we have been told that consideration will be given to west side parents. The school will be a community learning center and will have a health clinic open to the community and parents of pupils. Click to Read More
Cincinnati Police Summer Cadet Program for 16 to 18 year olds that provides resources and opportunities for persons interested in choosing police work as a career. The program includes education, physical fitness, and planned observations with police, hands-on specific training, and community engagement opportunities. Applications are accepted online at www.cincinnati-oh.gov. Search “youth services”. There is also the CITI (Children in Trauma Intervention Camp) sponsored by the police youth services unit. This camp offers leadership, discipline, family values, and physical fitness for 11 to 14 year olds. Applications are available online Cincinnati-oh.gov. Search Citi Camp.
The Millvale Rec Center will be having Queen City Swish again: a basketball program sponsored by the Police Department and Cincinnati Recreation Commission to help youth learn to work with teens from different neighborhoods in the city. The teens go to various rec centers, have a meal, hear a speaker talk about character building and then play basketball together. The program for teens 14 to 17 will be on Fridays from 5 to 9 pm, starting March 17. Call 513.681.0052 for more information.
The St. Leo food pantry will be extending its service days to include the 4th Saturday of the month from noon to 2 pm, beginning March 25, 2017. Catholic Charities will help in the distribution in food. To learn about hours and operation of the Pantry please call 513-921-1044 EXT 20. Click here to learn of the Requirements for Services
Working in Neighborhoods Harvest Day Program allows people to buy locally grown produce at an affordable price. People can pick up and place orders for the following week on Fridays from 4 to 6 pm at WIN, 1814 Dreman Avenue. Current produce is mainly root vegetables. Click to learn more