Hello OST Community!
Below we’ve added a brief recap of the February Network meeting, resources, and community announcements, along with upcoming Network dates to remember. Here is a copy of our February 1st meeting slideshow and Newsletter.
During our last meeting we spoke about stereotypes, biases, and how they impact students in school, out of school, and on social media. We watched 2 videos related to the topic. 1 video, was of a young African American man who was dealing with stereotypes in the classical music world, and the the other was of a video that has recently gone viral.
i-Ready Personalized Instruction: An Introduction for OST Programs and Providers
ESON & MSN February Break Slideshow
Be sure to check out our recently created ESON and MSN February Break Fun OST slideshow. Make sure your program is included and accurate. This slideshow will be shared with families, CPS Family Liaisons, and shown in schools.
2023 Rollin’ & Summer Resources Event: Provider Table Sign-up
Have you signed up for your Programs Table for the event? If not, you can do so below.
Hello Summer Program Providers!
The Village, CPS, Agenda for Children OST, CFCC, & DHSP are hosting the 2023 Rollin’ N Summer Resources. This resource fair is being set up to help Cambridge families get ready for summer and will take place on Saturday, March 4th, from 1-4:30pm, at the CSUS/King Open Building, located at 850 Cambridge Street. We invite you to come and set up a table to have families hear about and/or complete applications for your summer programs.
This fun event for K-8 families will also include roller skating run by Party Vision. We’ll provide snacks and some entertainment for younger children (provided by community partners) so that caregivers can get applications and check out the summer program options for their children.
Click 2023 Rollin' N Summer Resources: Provider Sign-up to reserve a table for this event.
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Allyson Allen: Are you a young Cambridge artist with a masterpiece to share? Enter the Vacant Storefront Creative Design Contest for a chance to win $1,000 and see your artwork featured in Cambridge.
The City of Cambridge invites artists of all ages to submit their illustrations, prints, photographs, or other 2D media to the 2023 Vacant Storefront Creative Design Contest. Six winners will receive a $1,000 prize and their artwork will be displayed in the windows of empty storefronts in Cambridge. Applications can be submitted now and the deadline is March 1, 2023.
Submit your art and apply here: 2023 Vacant Storefront Design Contest Application
Find more information here including the art from previous winners: cambridgema.gov/storefront-contest
Claudia Ferrara: Join us for a Math Talk Play Session!
MathTalk is currently inviting families to play sessions! The goal of the play sessions is for kids to have fun and for us to collect feedback about how to make our math products better for families. See flyer for details!
Cambridge Camping: February School Vacation Camp-Cooking with STEAM! Kitchen science and cooking program for grades 6-8, Feb 20-24, 9-2:30PM, $50/child, hosted at The Foundry. Visit website for more information: cambridgecamping.org/cooking
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