Lincoln Elementary School Principal Sam Skeels said the first round of the program was "wonderful."
"We offered soccer and cheerleading and both were really well-attended," he
appreciates the partnership with the YMCA
to help ensure any child wanting to be a part of the program can be, even if the $10 per-student cost is difficult to meet.
is willing to work and keep costs to families as low as possible," Skeels
"Anything we as a public school can do outside the day cost-free or at a minimal cost is a good thing for families."
said in addition to being health-promoting, the kids continue to be in their safe environment longer.
Page 2 of 2 - "We have 75 kids that are staying after school and being active when there are alternatives after school that may not be as healthy, safe or enriching," he
"The longer we can keep kids at school and productive, the better."
has been a great partner and the Maple Pride program is another shining example of that," Skeels