Freedom School at Sedgefield Elementary

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

Freedom School for Sedgefield Elementary students and older siblings is possible through a partnership with Myers Park United Methodist. We serve 90 scholars; three Level 1 (grades K-2), four Level 2 (grades 3-5), and two Level 3 (grades 6-8) classes.  

Myers Park United Methodist members typically fills all of the summer volunteer spots at this site. If you are a member at MPUMC and would like to help with Freedom School, please sign up below.  Please contact Becky Abernethy, Local Missions Coordinator at the church, if you have any questions.

If you have any questions/issues with signing up for an event, please contact Ellen Underwood.

Location: Sedgefield Elementary School, 715 Hartford Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209. Map

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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Tuesday, June 27, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(4 slots left)
DEAR Time
Tuesday, June 27, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

(2 slots left)
Sedgefield
Tuesday, June 27, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

Assist with "Minute to Win It" On-site Activity with MPUMC Youth

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Tuesday, June 27, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(10 slots left)
DEAR Time
Wednesday, June 28, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

(3 slots left)
Field Trips
Wednesday, June 28, 12:30 pm - 2 pm (1.5 hours)

Join scholars for an afternoon of swimming at the Cordelia Pool.  Meet at the front desk at Cordelia Pool.  One of our staff will find you and connect you to the group.  

On-Site Activities
Wednesday, June 28, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

Group of 20 students will split into two groups of 10 and participate in 1 of 2 activities, then switch. 

Plan a 45 minute activity for 10 students aged 3rd-5th grade.  Suggestions:  decorating cookies, simple paint projects, relay races.

To sign-up or for more information,  contact Nancy Harris (nljharris7@gmail.com).

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Wednesday, June 28, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Thursday, June 29, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(19 slots left)
DEAR Time
Thursday, June 29, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Thursday, June 29, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Friday, June 30, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Friday, June 30, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

Full
Supply Shopping
Friday, June 30, 11 am - 12 pm (1 hour)

Help us shop for supplies to be used in creative learning activities. The date indicated refers to the delivery date- the shopper will purchase supplies at a time convenient to them in the preceding few days. Reimbursement is available.

On-Site Activities
Friday, June 30, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

Group of 20 students will split into two groups of 10 and participate in 1 of 2 activities, then switch. 

Plan a 45 minute activity for 10 students aged 3rd-5th grade.  Suggestions:  decorating cookies, simple paint projects, relay races.

To sign-up or for more information,  contact Nancy Harris (nljharris7@gmail.com).

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(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Friday, June 30, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Monday, July 3, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Monday, July 3, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(8 slots left)
Book Fair
Monday, July 3, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm (2 hours)

Thanks to a generous donation from American Airlines, our scholars will be able to add books to their home library. This summer, Highland Renaissance Academy will host all book fair events.  American Airlines is providing each scholar with a Scholastic Gift Card to purchase books and Scholastic has offered scholars a “Buy-One-Get-One” option. We need volunteers to help our scholars choose books that are appropriate for their reading level and help them stay within their gift card limit. 

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Monday, July 3, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Wednesday, July 5, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(19 slots left)
DEAR Time
Wednesday, July 5, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Wednesday, July 5, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Thursday, July 6, 2017
(1 slot left)
Snack - Scholars
Thursday, July 6, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

On-Site Activities
Thursday, July 6, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

FULL- Chess activity

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Thursday, July 6, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Friday, July 7, 2017
(1 slot left)
Snack - Scholars
Friday, July 7, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

Full
Supply Shopping
Friday, July 7, 11 am - 12 pm (1 hour)

Help us shop for supplies to be used in creative learning activities. The date indicated refers to the delivery date- the shopper will purchase supplies at a time convenient to them in the preceding few days. Reimbursement is available.

(3 slots left)
Field Trips
Friday, July 7, 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm (1.5 hours)

Come cool off at Ray’s Splash Planet, a one-of-a-kind indoor waterpark located in uptown Charotte.

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Friday, July 7, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Monday, July 10, 2017
(1 slot left)
Snack - Scholars
Monday, July 10, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(3 slots left)
Field Trips
Monday, July 10, 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm (1.5 hours)

Come cool off at Ray’s Splash Planet, a one-of-a-kind indoor waterpark located in uptown Charotte.

On-Site Activities
Monday, July 10, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

FULL: Chess activity / CJ Hammum sports activity

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Monday, July 10, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Tuesday, July 11, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(14 slots left)
DEAR Time
Tuesday, July 11, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

(3 slots left)
Field Trips
Tuesday, July 11, 12:30 pm - 2 pm (1.5 hours)

Join scholars for an afternoon of swimming at the Cordelia Pool.  Meet at the front desk at Cordelia Pool.  One of our staff will find you and connect you to the group.  

(3 slots left)
Field Trips
Tuesday, July 11, 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm (1.5 hours)

Come bowl with our scholars!  Meet us at AMF Centennial Lanes on South Blvd.  We ask you to bring $5.00 to pay for your bowling session.  Remember to wear socks and bring along your smile and enthusiam.

On-Site Activities
Tuesday, July 11, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

FULL- Minute to Win It activity

(2 slots left)
Sedgefield
Tuesday, July 11, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

Assist with On-site Activity with MPUMC Youth

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Tuesday, July 11, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
(1 slot left)
Snack - Scholars
Wednesday, July 12, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(20 slots left)
DEAR Time
Wednesday, July 12, 10:50 am - 11:50 am (1 hour)

Drop Everything and Read with our Level 1 (K-2) scholars.

Full
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Wednesday, July 12, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Full
Snack - Scholars
Thursday, July 13, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Thursday, July 13, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).

Friday, July 14, 2017
(1 slot left)
Snack - Scholars
Friday, July 14, 9:30 am - 10 am (30 minutes)

Create and deliver homemade/healthy snack for scholars (about 100) at Sedgefield Elementary.

(1 slot left)
Supply Shopping
Friday, July 14, 11 am - 12 pm (1 hour)

Help us shop for supplies to be used in creative learning activities. The date indicated refers to the delivery date- the shopper will purchase supplies at a time convenient to them in the preceding few days. Reimbursement is available.

(9 slots left)
Book Fair
Friday, July 14, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm (2 hours)

Thanks to a generous donation from American Airlines, our scholars will be able to add books to their home library. This summer, Highland Renaissance Academy will host all book fair events.  American Airlines is providing each scholar with a Scholastic Gift Card to purchase books and Scholastic has offered scholars a “Buy-One-Get-One” option. We need volunteers to help our scholars choose books that are appropriate for their reading level and help them stay within their gift card limit. 

On-Site Activities
Friday, July 14, 1 pm - 2:30 pm (1.5 hours)

FULL- Art with Laurie Richardson. If you are interested in assisting, contact Nancy Harris ta nljharris7@gmail.com

(1 slot left)
Snacks > Snacks - Interns
Friday, July 14, 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (15 minutes)

Provide and deliver to site an afternoon treat for our classroom interns and site leaders (about 15).