Dream MORE is a free afterschool and summer program in Lynn where you can discover fun, new activities (like robotics, cooking, and art) with a caring community of friends and mentors.
Dream MORE (“Marshall Opportunities for Resilience and Education”) is a 21st Century Community Learning Center program funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and is run in partnership with Lynn Public Schools.
- Discover Your Interests – try new activities and find something you’re passionate about
- Connect with Others – meet new friends, caring teachers, and people in the community
- Grow and Improve – get assistance to keep up with your homeschool, set goals you care about and start to pursue them
|Session 1||Monday, October 4th – Thursday, December 16th|
|Days||Mondays – Thursdays
(Not including half-days and holidays. Students sign up for 2 or 4 days.)
|Location||Thurgood Marshall Middle School (Lynn)|
During the school year, the daily schedule is roughly as follows:
2:30-3:30: Snack, homework support, games, team-building, and check-ins with Dream MORE staff
3:30-4:45: Enrichment activities like entrepreneurship, social justice, engineering design, science, art, drama, and photography
4:45-5:15: Gym time, board games, and additional homework support
In addition to engaging programming, added benefits include:
- Daily snacks
- Transportation home at the end of the day if living more than a mile from school
- Friendly staff of community partners, Lynn Public School and LEAP employees
- District COVID safety protocols in place
Fall program offerings may include: Entrepreneurship/Shark Tank, Design and Technology, and Drama and Art (students select options after registering).
Open to students residing in Lynn, with priority given to Thurgood Marshall Middle School students and those from economically disadvantaged households, English Learners, students of color, and first-generation-to-college students.
What is LEAP for Education’s Role?
LEAP for Education, Inc. is working with the Lynn Public Schools to act as Program and Academic Coordinator for the after-school program at Marshall Middle School. As Program Coordinator, LEAP will work with the site supervisor to assure that all the grant requirements are being met and that the academic quality, enrollment, attendance and assessments meet the high standards of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.