Our mission is to empower grade school students to discover their innate ability to succeed. Pride Academy provides a healthy, safe, and enriching after school program for all scholars (grades K – 5th grade). We help daily to improve academic performance and economic empowerment for participating students. We teach our scholars how to provide outreach, support, educational assistance, and financial help to others in our community. Lastly, Pride Academy helps to produce self-sufficient scholars, and we are determined raise students commitment to learning, and the school environment.
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Komputer Luv LLC Program Description
Komputer Luv LLC has partnered with Pride Academy and over the past year, the partnership has aimed to integrate the teaching of technology to K-6th grade students through the use of digital multimedia. Our focus at Pride Academy is to provide the safest, modern, accessible, consistent learning environment for our scholars. We provide a variety of different state of the art activities that consist of the following categories. Our Komputer luv class over the past year has totally revamped the expectations for traditional computer classes. It’s critically acclaimed approach by utilizing interactive activities that challenge the scholars as well as teach them to work as a team with technical tools, repair parts, hardware & software. Our lab consists of 10-20 state of the art MacBook laptops in a rolling computer lab, tools and customizable workbench storage tools, screwdrivers, bolts, cables, replacement parts, part ordering process, research skills, Amazon & Google familiarization. iPhone repair, Virtual Reality, LCD TV repair, Gaming Laptops & PCs, Drones, MacBooks, Microsoft Xbox One, Photography & Cinema cameras, Drones, and more.
Pride Academy® wants our children to be engaged in cultural experiences as well as have a knowledge of a second language. Every Tuesday in the morning children ages 3-6 will be taught Spanish. See Alisia Apple and directors for more information.
Pride Academy® is proud to be able to offer our children the wonders of learning to play music. By providing an exciting, comprehensive music lessons using motivated materials and activities, children discover the world of music.
We offer weekly 1 hour long violin and piano music classes, using computer assisted instructions to children Ages: 3-12. The instruments and instructional books are provided for FREE by Pride Academy and professionally trained music teachers instruct the classes. Three times a year, Pride Academy hosts concerts for the parents so that they can enjoy the progress their children have made in becoming accomplished musicians.
In addition to lessons, children age 9 to 12 are invited to participate in the Garage Band program every Friday afternoon. Kids use technology to create and perform music. Taught by a professionally trained music teacher, kids learn basic music theory, how to use the computer software, Garage Band, write their own compositions and then produce a recording with it being posted on the internet using YouTube so that others might enjoy their creations.
Every Monday in the afternoons children ages 6-12 will be engaged in STEM Scouts. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Scouts helps children learn about science, technology, engineering and math through creative, hands-on activities, field trips and interaction with STEM professionals. For more information regarding STEM Scouts contact Alisia Jackson or visit the website at https://stemscouts.org/
Pride Academy® girls, Ages: 5 to 12 are invited to join our Girls Scout Troop and experience all of the traditional Girls Scout activities. Our Girls Scout troops meet on a weekly basis at each site.