Spring Semester Celebration at Family School Skills

HPAC’s early childhood team celebrated the completion of another Family School Skills (FSS) semester. We are extremely proud of the families that completed the eight-week session. Each of these sessions focus on strengthening parent-child relationships through communication and child-directed play. A favorite book from this semester was Where’s Spot? where… Continue Reading ›

Friendship Day 2018

In January 2018, HPAC celebrated its third annual community Friendship Day, a celebration of the legacy of Dr. King. In partnership with the Graham Windham Beacon Program, the local community school BAMM was opened to children under 8 and their family to literacy-filled morning reflecting themes of peace, community, tolerance, and… Continue Reading ›

Fall FSS End of Session Celebration

Congratulations to all the families who successfully completed our Fall Family School Skills session! We are proud of all the hard work (and play) they put into the weekly sessions. Sessions involve family discussions on children’s development skills, parent-child play time, social-emotional focused activities for children, and songs and read-alouds…. Continue Reading ›

The Family Project Gives Thanks

Last Monday, HPAC families celebrated our annual Hunts Point Family Project Thanksgiving Dinner and Turkey Giveaway! This event gets better every year, and this year was no exception. We are grateful to our partner, the JVL Wildcat Cafe, who catered a beautiful feast. This year  84 people (48 adults and 36 children, not… Continue Reading ›

Hunts Point Reads for the Record 2017

On Thursday, October 19th, students across Hunts Point participated in Jumpstart’s national Read for the Record celebration by reading Liz Wong’s Quackers and participating in related craft and literacy activities. Jumpstart’s annual campaign gathers over 2 million people around the world to read the same book on the same day to… Continue Reading ›

2017 Celebrate Success Picnic

On Saturday, June 10th, We hosted our third annual Celebrate Success Picnic at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Scholars were able to participate in potato sack races, three-legged relay races, tug-a-war, hula-hoops, and other fun activities. An award ceremony was held after the activities to celebrate all the hard work and… Continue Reading ›

Abiyoyo, The Nice Peacemaker

On Tuesday, June 6th, our youngest scholars celebrated their joy for books and storytelling by dramatizing a Readers to Leader’s favorite story Abiyoyo, by Pete Seeger. Readers to Leaders is a kindergarten after-school program that focuses on literacy and language development for students who are performing below grade-level. The story… Continue Reading ›

2017 Family Project Luncheon

The Family project held an Appreciation Ceremony last Friday, May 26th, celebrating the amazing parents that work to provide their children with opportunities to grow and succeed. Certificates and roses were distributed to each parent for their commitments to their families. Thank you to all the HPAC parents for all… Continue Reading ›