Happening at the Boys & Girls Club
The Children at both Witchcraft & Hawthorne Kids club participated in programs such as Ultimate Journey, Smart Girls and Hip Hop Dance. The participants in Smart Girls talked about the influential women in their lives and are looking forward to their visit from guest speaker Detective Sano, from the Salem Police Department next week.
SMART girls: This week the
girls wrote letters to an orphanage called Grace International Children's Foundation in Lulwanda, Africa. The girls wrote about the Boys & Girls Club and about Salem. Next Tuesday the girls will be putting on a bake sale at the club to raise money for art supplies.
Creative Writing: This week the girls wrote their final December 18th which will decide who's story will be turned into a puppet theater performance next drafts of their children's story. They are all getting ready for the competition on March.
Puppet Theater: This week the puppet theater group put on their show, "The Kitten Who Couldn't Purr" for the club and their parents. They successfully pulled off three performances and are excited to start back up again in January.
Thursday: The Dance Group will continue their second dance practice this week. The kids will be performing at their dance at the Holiday Party at the end of December.
Friday: A group of girls will be heading to an event at the Peabody Essex Museum featuring the exhibit "Hats."
The Club floor hockey finished the season with a spirited game against Waltham losing a close battle 7-4.
Basketball tryouts started for the Club’s five traveling teams who will participate in New England Boys & Girls Club Leagues. We will have three boys teams ages 12 and under, 15 and under and 18 and under. We will have two girls teams, ages 15 and under and 18 and under. The Music program under the direction of Callie Lipton and Aaron Katz of the “Dejas” is being enjoyed by Club members. The Robotics program is in its 3rd week as the kids are building computer operated robots with Lego equipment Lauren Merritt was named Torch of the Month for being the outstanding member of the month!