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Cultural Academy for Excellence's (CAFE): CAFE's After School Academy (CASA), during the school year, consists of a Monday-Friday program and an award winning Saturday Academy. Services offered include: Tutoring, Creative, Arts, Music, Music Theory, Mindfulness Yoga, and Chess. A healthy snack and dinner meal is provided to each student.
Previous EventsCultural Academy for Excellence Featured on Television
Our very own Cultural Academy for Excellence was featured on Tuesday, December 1 on WUSA Channel 9. The students featured/playing the Steel Drums are from our community. Check out the video here.
Everyone enjoyed their time at our annual holiday party. The children had the opportunity to write stories about their community and read them aloud at the party to those in attendance. Staff, parents, and children alike, all enjoyed taking pictures with Santa. With over 60 attendees, everyone enjoyed refreshments, dancing, and holiday cheer!
Halloween Costume/Candy Give-Away: Staff decorated the office with Halloween décor and on October 31 about 50 kids came to the office in costume to receive Halloween candy provided by staff. ReV-UP research: In early October Duncan and Camp Fire intern Ms. Ali Blasiar met with Carlos Ortiz, and Mrs. Lorna Green of CAFE to discuss the possibility of ReV-UP at Queens Manor. Resident Appreciation Day: In August again this year, Carlos, Maria, and Katia hosted a successful Resident Appreciation Day. Over 100 residents attended and enjoyed games, activities and characters including: gift cards, a clown, a DJ, and Cartoon characters such as: Spider Man, Dora the Explorer, Olaf, Sponge Bob Square Pants, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Batman, and Ironman. New this year was a Zumba program. Kids also enjoyed two moon bounces; playing musical chairs and hula-hoops; balloon toys; face painting; and special gifts. Children sang along to the music that the DJ was playing, using the microphone, for all to hear. There was a dance contest and the best dancers won prizes. Management provided hot dogs, snow cones, popcorn, candy, chips, and sodas. A great time was had by all.
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