The ACE (Academics, Competencies, Enrichment) Program is an after-school, ISD194 staff supervised program for students in sixth through eighth grade at Century Middle School and McGuire Middle School. The program provides a positive and safe environment for students to receive homework help, work on skill building, socialize with peers and make friends. As students meet their goals, they will have the opportunity to explore new skills through participation in optional enrichment activities that reflect their own interests on select days. After-school enrichment programs have been shown to help improve student’s confidence, academic achievement, creativity, time management skills, influence teamwork, and relieve stress on working families. Each day students will be provided an after school snack included in the program fee.Program is offered with 2 payment options. Students attend the days they choose within the 30 day session. Attendance will be taken each day to allow an accurate count of sessions attended and accountability.McGuire Middle School: Wed. & Thur., Feb. 1-May 18 (omit 3/29 & 3/30) 2:50-3:35 pm MMS Room 100 (tentative) **Students who need transportation and have an address currently in the JFK bus route will be able to walk to JFK Elementary to catch the bus home or parents can pick up. (Prior approval required.) Bus leaves at 3:45 pm.Century Middle School: Mon. & Thur., Jan. 30-May 25 (omit 2/20, 3/27, 3/30 & 4/3) 2:15-3:00 pm $89/16 Sessions $129/30 Sessions Fee assistance available for those who qualify.