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WWU offers ‘early release’ Thursday programs for Bellingham kids

Louann McKinley, a teacher at Woodring College at Western Washington University, begins Alderwood Elementary School’s pilot program for after-school enrichment on an early release day in 2008. WWU is offering classes this spring for Bellingham elementary school students on early release Thursdays.
Louann McKinley, a teacher at Woodring College at Western Washington University, begins Alderwood Elementary School’s pilot program for after-school enrichment on an early release day in 2008. WWU is offering classes this spring for Bellingham elementary school students on early release Thursdays. The Bellingham Herald

Registration is open for Western Washington University’s Early Release Enrichment sessions on “early release” Thursdays for Bellingham schools this spring.

WWU’s weekly programs are aimed at elementary-age students and feature hands-on science and art activities on campus. Sessions will run 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays from April 14 to May 26.

Get a 25 percent discount by registering online for all seven sessions with a price of $105. Individual sessions are $20 each.

Spring sessions are April 14, Musical Scientists; April 21, Terrific Trees; April 28, Cultures From Around the World; May 5, If You Were A Seed, What Would You Need?; May 12, Gravity Egg-cellence; May 19, Survival Science; May 26, Science in Motion.

For more information, call 360-650-3308 or go online to wwu.edu/ee/youth.

Robert Mittendorf

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