The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) proudly announces the opening of the new Potter Junior High After School Club, marking a significant milestone in providing enhanced after-school opportunities for its students. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on November 15th, 2023, heralding a Ribbon Cutting collaboration between FUESD and the Boys and Girls Club of North County.
The Potter Junior High After School Club Room stands as a testament to FUESD’s commitment to enriching students’ lives beyond traditional classroom learning. This state-of-the-art facility, dedicated exclusively to FUESD after-school students, will function as a vibrant hub for various clubs, events, and multifaceted activities.
Lilly Perez, Director of the FUESD After School Program, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “The opening of the Potter Junior High After School Club Room represents an incredible opportunity for our students. This space will serve as a catalyst for fostering creativity, exploration, and student growth.”
The collaboration between FUESD and the Boys and Girls Club of North County has empowered the After School Program to evolve into a comprehensive platform that transcends conventional after school care. This initiative, now in its second year, has redefined the educational landscape by offering an extensive range of activities tailored to students’ diverse interests.
Perez further elaborated on the program’s distinctive approach, stating, “Our aim is to create an inclusive environment that empowers students to excel academically, socially, and emotionally. We’re not just offering extracurricular activities; we’re providing a gateway for students to uncover their passions and talents.”
The FUESD After School Program emphasizes personalized enrichment by offering a diverse spectrum of activities spanning music, STEM, sports, arts, cooking, science, and technology. This approach ensures that each student can find their niche and engage in activities that ignite their curiosity and ambition.
As part of the program’s commitment to academic excellence, qualified teachers serve as site leaders at each school, providing students with guidance and mentorship tailored to their individual needs.
In addition to academic support, the program places a strong emphasis on social and emotional learning. Through specialized lessons and counseling, students are equipped with essential life skills, fostering resilience, self-confidence, and overall well-being.
Families interested in learning more about the FUESD After School Program are encouraged to visit FUESD.ORG/afterschool for additional information.