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Hillside Youth Theatre’s Play Presentations

Hillside Youth Theatre’s Play Presentations  The Hillside Youth Theatre Camp presents 4-5 performances of its play at the conclusion of the summer camp session.  These plays are written by local playwrights who cleverly integrate academic content into the scripts, making them entertaining for audience members of all ages. The performances are open to the public, … more

Cabin Fever Reliever

Cabin Fever Reliever, an evening of health and fitness activities and presentations provides families with a nutritious meal, and an array of family-friendly mini-classes.

Steps to the Future Powwow

Steps to the Future Powwow  offers Nettleton-Grant children and their families an opportunity to learn about and participate in the traditions of a Powwow, including a feast, singing, and dancing.   A Career and Higher Education Fair featuring hands-on exhibits by presenters from local colleges, businesses, and organizations is integral to this event which honors educators … more

Family Reading Nights

Family Reading Nights are held twice a year, with activities organized around a book or author.  Some family reading nights offer workshops for parents on techniques for helping their children develop their literacy skills.

The Enda Semesta Fiesta  is held twice a year at the end of the Fall and Spring after-school enrichment class sessions.  This festive event is a time for families, teachers, and community members to view the exhibits and performances presented by children involved in the after-school enrichment programs.

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The Grant Community School Collaborative offers a wide variety of free summer enrichment programs for children and youth. These programs provide opportunities for youth to develop their skills in the arts and sciences, leadership, life skills, core academics, outdoor recreation, and community engagement. Among the programs offered are COMPASS Summer Camp, Girl Power! Summer Camp, …Continue Reading »

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Partnerships with the College of St. Scholastica, Lake Superior College, and The University of Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota Reading Corps, and True North Americorps are integral to the success of the GCSC tutoring/mentoring programs. Ongoing training and support for college and community tutor/mentors provide work-study students and volunteers the knowledge and skills needed to become confident, …Continue Reading »

Family Cultural Events

Families, school staff, and community members enjoy the many opportunities to gather for cultural celebrations, lifelong learning, and building friendships. There are several traditional events hosted annually by the Grant Community School Collaborative: Among these are Steps to the Future Powwow, Enda Semesta Fiesta, Cabin Fever Reliever, Tellabration, and Hillside Youth Theatre’s plays. Additionally, the … more

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The Grant Community School Collaborative is governed by a Board of Directors whose members represent our community: Members are affiliated with Neighborhood Business, Higher Education, City Government, Public School, Parents, and Involved Community Members. The GCSC Board is advised by a Family Advisory Council and Youth Council whose membership is open to all Grant-Nettleton families.