The Hallsville Club
where little cats go after school
|Address: 300 Willow Street Hallsville, TX 75650|
|Lead Staff: Brandy Hogan|
|School Year Hours: 3pm-6pm|
|Summer: 10 Week program|
|History: Opened in SY 2006|
Here at the Hallsville Unit we thrive in making sure all our kiddos are learning in a safe and fun environment! Our after school program focuses on 5 main areas of growth essential in a child’s life; Education and Career Development, Health & Life Skills, Sports, fitness & Recreation, Character & Leadership Development and the fine Arts. Let me share a day in the life of a Club kid. Your child will be transported to the Club from their school on HISD buses. When they arrive to the Club they will have a nutritious snack and go to their Power Hour class, which is divided by grade level. Power Hour is an academic program that helps kids with subjects in school, homework help and high yield learning experiences. After, Power Hour your child will go to a flex period for 30 minutes. This is sort of like recess at school. They will rotate with their class to one of these areas once a week; Gymnasium, Outside, Game room or Library. The final hour of the day, your child will get to learn and do some really cool stuff with their friends in these classes; The Art Club, Sports Center, Radio & Media Center or TX AIM Program. In the Art Club kids get to show off their creative side. They will have a chance to compete in regional and national exhibits as well as have their work shown in magazines. The Sports Center gets kids moving and engaging with friends. They will also have a chance to compete in-house and regional events. The Radio is a new class formed this year to teach kiddos all the functions of the radio station. They will get to record themselves on air, create advertisements, and become a journalist and so much more. Tune in to Bobcat Radio 104.9 to hear the goings on in Hallsville, given to you by the BGC kids. Another program we started last year, thanks to the partnership with Sylvan Learning, is the TX AIM Program. This is a small mentoring program focusing on two main areas, reading and math taught once during the fall and once during the spring, before STAAR testing begins. Here at the Hallsville Club, our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Great Futures Start Here.
Unit Director Hallsville
The Red Shirt Society
We believe that youth should be recognized and rewarded for outstanding achievement. We used the icon, because these kids are the bomb! Each month, a Youth of the Month is selected from all of the members at each Unit. These youth are chosen for their exemplary behavior, strong character, and active involvement in developmental activities. We are proud to present these outstanding youth here: (scroll down to see each month’s choice). The Club's T's come in an array of colors, but only a Youth of the Month can receive a red shirt.
Elisa Shebli We are so proud of Elisa! She was selected by the staff because she is always helpful to everyone. Elisa is very sweet and kind. Her peers voted her yotw because she is a good friend and kind to everyone!
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Local Success & News
-The Club matches the school schedule and will be closed for the Christmas Break. With enough enrollment, the Carlile Unit in Marshall will be open.
Our local board
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The Formula for Impact:
Young people who drop out of high school significantly diminish their chances to secure a good job, earn a decent salary and have a promising future. Therefore, high school graduation is a priority outcome for Club Members.
The Formula for Impact:
To achieve the priority outcome of Healthy Lifestyles, Members will adopt healthy diets, practice healthy lifestyle choices and make a lifelong commitment to fitness. Young people who develop healthy eating and exercise habits during childhood and adolescence are more likely to maintain these habits, along with the associated health benefits, into adulthood. Monitoring health-related factors such as physical activity, nutrition and physical fitness, as well as members’ avoidance of risky behaviors will help Clubs effectively target programming and interventions, and will enable Clubs and BGCA to demonstrate our positive impact on the health and well-being of members.
The Formula for Impact:
Good Character and Leadership
Good Character and Citizenship are integral to a young person’s ability to become a productive, caring, responsible citizen. Members’ participation in community service, avoidance of involvement with the juvenile justice system, and the development of conflict resolution skills are key indicators that our Clubs will use to demonstrate our positive impact on Members’ character and citizenship.
Our Club is
Our Clubs generates fun for our Members. Each child develops a strong sense of belonging through connections they establish with Staff and peers. Staff make our four Clubs feel like home, fostering a family atmosphere and creating a sense of ownership for our Members.
Our Club is
Our Clubs are a safe haven where Members feel physically and emotionally secure at all times. Club Staff, facilities, program offerings and age-appropriate settings create stability, consistency and a sense of safety for members.
Our Club provides
Youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines develop meaningful relationships with peers and adults. Staff members actively cultivate such relationships to ensure that every member feels connected to one or more adults and peers. Staff members demonstrate warmth, caring, appreciation, acceptance and proper guidance in their interactions with members.
Our Club has
OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPECTATIONS
Our Club Members acquire physical, social, technological, artistic and life skills. We encourages our Members to develop moral character and behave ethically. Staff members establish and reinforce high expectations and help our young people to do well in school and to pursue a post-secondary education.
RECOGNIZES OUR KIDS
We recognize and affirm our young people’s self-worth and accomplishments. Staff members encourage our youth and provide positive reinforcement as they make improvements and experience successes. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines showcase young people’s achievements through our Youth of the Month and Youth of the Year programs.