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JSFRC - Programs/ Services

BELOW IS A LISTING OF THE PROGRAMS OR SERVICES THAT ARE OFFERED 

 

 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT- 

 

"Attendance Program" -Students receive recognition on bulletin board for attendance each 9 weeks

"Character Club" -Students are chosen at the end of each month who have demonstrated the Character Trait for the month.  Certificates and small prize is given to those students.

"Dollars & Sense program" - for 5th grade students to learn about the difference between wants and needs and budgeting money.  Co-Sponsored by CFSB

"Good News from School Postcards" -Teachers fill out postcards to students/parents for student recognition

"Open House" at both schools

"Ready, Set, Go! Kindergarten Transition" - prepares parents/students for upcoming kindergarten school year

"Tutoring/Mentoring Program" -pairs students with mentors from community

 

BASIC NEEDS – 

 

Assistance or referrals for help with clothing, food, utility bills, etc.

Annual “Coats for Kids” in need of winter coat

“Back to School Bash” providing free school supplies for all Marshall County students and information on other agencies in Marshall County.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Family Resource Centers, M.C. Health Dept. & various business/agencies in our county.

“Santa Project” for families in need for the holidays.  Co-Sponsored by various churches, businesses, and individuals in the community who donate to this cause.

"Snack Pack Program" for children in our schools.  They will receive a sack filled with snacks to eat over the weekends during the school year.  Various churches/organizations donate to this program.

 

FAMILIES IN TRAINING -  

 

“Baby Gift Bags” for new and expecting mothers - Co-sponsored by Early Childhood Council Graves/Marshall Co.

Referrals to Marshall County Agencies –  WIC, Preschool/Headstart, M.C. Health Dept.

 

HEALTH SERVICES/REFERRALS -  

 

"Back to School Bash" - Health & Dental services available at this event.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Family Resource Centers, M.C. Health Dept., UK Mobile Dental Program & various business/agencies in our county.

"F.A.S.T. Experience" (Father & Son Together) health program for 4th & 5th grade boys.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Health Dept.

“K-CHIP” insurance referrals

"OrganWise Guys" program for KG - 2nd grades - presented by MC Ext. Office Nutrition Education program

“Red Ribbon Week” Drug Awareness Program

“Girls Night Out” for 4th & 5th grade girls and their mothers regarding growing up.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Health Dept.

Referrals for Lions Club Eye Care

“University of Kentucky Mobile Dental Program” – Screenings and Treatments for children in our schools (KG-5th gr.)  Also provides dental sealants and fluoride varnish to (2nd grade-5th grade) students each year.

 

FAMILY LITERACY –  

 

"Bookmobile" at Hilldale & Hardin Apts. during the summer.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Public Libraries

Referrals for G.E.D. assistance (Adult Learning Center)

“Family Reading Nights” (Fall & Spring)  -Co-Sponsored by the school library

“Read Across America-Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration” Free books given to students.

“Take Home Skills Bags” for Math (Addition/Subtraction; Multiplication/Division;  Counting Money) and English (Grammar & Reading Comprehension). Folders with worksheets for 1st through 5th grade students.

 

SUPPORT FOR CHILD CARE 

(PRESCHOOL & AFTERSCHOOL/SUMMER) - 

 

Assistance and training for “new child care providers”

“Safe Sitter Program” through M.C. Health Dept.

Referral source for “Preschool/Headstart Program”

“Summer Programs"  - Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Family Resource Centers

Referral for KY Sheriffs' Boys and Girls Ranch Camp in July

Referral and Sponsor of children’s “4-H Summer Camps”

 

OTHER SCHOOL PROGRAMS -

 

Bullying Education

Dad's Breadfast / Mom's Breakfast

Grandparents Breakfast