21st Century Community Learning Centers

Improving the outcomes of students in Oregon's 21st CCLC programs

Spotlight on Siuslaw School District 97J

teacher presenting to students.

Lisa Utz, Siuslaw Special Programs Director

541-997-5456   lutz@siuslaw.k12.or.us

Siuslaw Elementary “Twilight” program: K-5 (125 students)
Siuslaw Middle School “Twilight” program: 6-8 (20 students)
Siuslaw High School “Twilight” program: 9-12 (25 students)

Twilight is a team of staff, parents, and children who are dedicated to providing after school academic assistance, enrichment activities, and recreational experiences, in safe and productive environments, for children in grades K-12.

Student comments on twilight program

Twilight students in upper elementary, middle and high school have access to on-line course work as needed to enhance skill development. There are certified teachers, educational assistants, and volunteers working in each building to help students.

students at robotic competition

Academic tutoring and teaching focus mostly on math and language arts, but students are welcome to bring any school work with which they need assistance. A variety of enrichment programming is available at each site, including cultural activities, drama, art, "Nerd Squad", and Lego Robotics.

Siuslaw Elementary School: Program Highlights

elementary students

  • Reading (supported by elementary Title I teachers)
  • Math
  • Science
  • Indian Education
Electives (taught by rotating teachers):
  • Spanish
  • PE
  • Literature
  • World Cultures
  • Pow Wow Practice (Feb-Mar)
Supper served in cafeteria (an average of 50 meals per day)

Siuslaw Middle & High School: Program Highlights

Art Club pictures
  • Homework help/credit recovery and acceleration
  • Nerd Squad
  • Lego Robotics
  • Art Club
  • Drama productions
Dinner served in cafeteria (an average of 25 meals per day)

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