community to provide academic support and enrichment, opportunities in the arts and sciences, lessons on healthy lifelong habits and skills, and connections among families, schools, and communities.
Belief Statement: Extended Learning Time that has a base in clear goals, available data, and research-based practices can enhance learning during the regular day and make a dramatic difference in
Afterschool MAGIC is committed to our afterschool goals:
- Improve academic achievement (homework help and tutoring)
- Encourage healthy lifelong skills (art, physical education, STEAM, social-emotional learning, nutrition)
- Provide resources for children and families. (family engagement activities)
- Connect with Communities (Advisory Board, community partners, and Service Learning)
Activities provided include academic support, art, science, physical education, healthy lifestyles, nutrition, and a nutritious snack or dinner depending on the Propel school.
Our award-winning Afterschool Program is free to scholars in grades K-12. Held Monday through Thursday, and utilizing an ever-growing partner network, scholars are provided with unique academic and enrichment opportunities during after-school hours.
Propel Andrew Street High School, Propel Braddock Hills High School, Propel Middle School, Propel Homestead 6-8, Propel McKeesport 6-8 and Northside 6-8 (Cohort 9), Propel Hazelwood, Propel Homestead K-5, Propel Pitcairn, Propel Braddock Hills Elementary and Propel McKeesport K-5 (Cohort 10) are Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers funded, in part, through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.