I am grateful to have been prepared by my work with Kids Standard to take on leadership and management roles in civic engagement programs, and to be equipped to institute literacy development and community building initiatives within societies in my college.Kevin McCarty, Student at Kalamazoo college (Youth Mentorship program 2015-2016-2017)Kids Standard’s Multimedia Expression after school program boosts my confidence and inspires me to dig deeper. Writing something wonderful and having it published in the Kids’ Standard magazine is an amazing thrill! When I read other people’s writing, it inspires me to write something of my own.Anita Govindswamy, 6th grade, Avondale Middle School, Rochester HillsKids’ Standard shows that children are able to have their voices heard through their writing and to express their opinion at early ages.Annelise Lemieux, 7th grade, Sashabaw Middle School, ClarkstonKids' Standard Magazine helps me learn about other people's lives and makes me think about how I can use that information to make my life better.Kyle Kirklin, 4th Grade, Carpenter Elementary, Lake OrionKids’ Standard helps me grow when I read its monthly issues and write. It helps me not fall behind in writing and reading in the next school year. It makes me grow as a learner. And learning from kids of my age is incredible!Paul Lemieux, 5th Grade, Springfield Plains Elementary, ClarkstonKids’ Standard after school club helped me grow because I learned new skills and got better at the ones I knew, and I became a confident writer.Chelsea Howe, 5th Grade, Auburn Elementary, Rochester HillsThis is a great way to encourage students to become more Intune with their writing and grow with it.Bethany Rocco, 4th grade teacher at Baily Lake Elementary wrote:My daughter never liked reading and writing until she started with Kids Standard’s after school program. Now, she is love to write and express herself clearly.High School ELA teacher also mother of 5th grade student
Kids’ Standard empowers youth to cultivate and apply their talents for the world of tomorrow. We do so through our comprehensive Talent Development Program – a multi-tier endeavor that aims to help students of various ages develop multiple academic and career-related competencies and 21st century skills. Click on the links below to find out about various components of this program!
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