Category Archives: PRIMEtime

Looking for a job that makes a difference?

More than 10 full-time AmeriCorps positions are available in Northfield for next school year working with youth and/or families. CLICK HERE to see the descriptions and application processes for positions that are currently accepting applications. Application review for many of the positions is underway so APPLY TODAY! Positions are available with the Northfield Public Schools, […]

Two AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions currently accepting applications to start immediately

There are currently two openings for part-time AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions working in Rice County.  These positions will provide additional academic support and community connections for youth in grades 6-10 who are at-risk of not succeeding academically. The Promise Fellows will also assist with the expansion of the Rice County Dollars and $ense financial literacy […]

HCI Board funds five “Investing in Youth” grants to benefit area youth

At their September 2012 board meeting, the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) Board approved grants to support five projects and activities designed to benefit Northfield youth.  The projects are funded through HCI’s Investing in Youth grant program.  Funded projects included: Farm Bike Tour Area college students are planning a community bike tour of seven local […]

Four times in a row! Northfield again named as one of the nation’s best communities for youth

On Wednesday, Northfield was named one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People. The national award was given to Northfield to recognize its outstanding and innovative work in addressing the high school dropout crisis and for its programs and services that make it an outstanding place for youth to live, learn and […]

The Key to hold community art sale this Thursday — new & previously owned art available

The Key will host a Community Art Sale this Thursday (August 23) from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Carleton College Weitz Center, 320 – 3rd Street East in Northfield. The sale includes hundreds of works of art, from fine to fun!  There are original works, numbered prints, framed posters, ceramics, and more.  Please join us for […]

Sheltering Arms Foundation awards PRIMEtime Collaborative a $15,000 grant

The PRIMEtime out-of-school collaborative has received a $15,000 grant from The Sheltering Arms Foundation.  The grant will help support the continuation of the free PLUS and Summer PLUS programs for local youth in grade K-5.  More than 300 young people take part in these out-of-school-time programs each year. As reported recently in the Northfield News, […]

Summer PLUS Open House this Wednesday

Community members are invited to come visit the Summer PLUS program this Wednesday (July 13).  Stop by the Northfield Middle School between 10:30 a.m and 12:30 p.m.  You will get a tour of the program from one of the high school PLUS Fellows and will be able to see this amazing program in action! Summer […]

Accepting applications for AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions in Northfield

Applications are being accepted for up to 9 full-time AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions in Northfield for the 2011-12 school year.  The Promise Fellows each work with individual cohorts of 30 students to help close the academic achievement gap for these young people.  The Promise Fellow program is sponsored by the Minnesota Alliance With Youth. Promise […]

PRIMEtime collaborative featured at Northfield School Board meeting

The PRIMEtime after school collaborative was featured at this week’s meeting of the Northfield School Board.  Roger Jenni (the Northfield Public Schools’ Coordinator of Testing and Assessment) presented results from the 2009-10 school year.  Among the highlights: 934 youth (unduplicated) attended PRIMEtime programs last year. Among youth attending PRIMEtime 20+ times last year, 95.5% improved […]

What ARE these signs all about?!?!

You have seen them in lawns around town. What ARE these signs all about?!?! Click HERE to learn more about the PRIMEtime out-of-school collaborative and the “It’s 4:00 p.m.” campaign. For a video about the PRIMEtime collaborative, click HERE.