Carthage school


Virtual afterschool is taking enrollments beginning 9/25/2020 and closes 10/09/2020 for session one!

Carthage CASE Afterschool Program - provides enrichment programs to youth attending Carthage Middle School. Youth in grades 5-8 can sign up. Virtual programming will be held from 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Monday-Thursday. You can register your child via Parent Square. 

Session 1: Oct 19th - Nov 20th 

  • Forensic Science (Session 1) - This program will teach youth the different aspects of forensic science and incorporate the way an investigation is operated. Youth will participate in interviewing suspects and witnesses, collecting evidence, conducting different types of analysis, identifying compounds, and building their skills to solve a mystery at the end. The different forms of analysis will include handwriting analysis, hairs and fibers, chromatography, blood splatter, and more. Activities will help youth to build on or develop skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and assertiveness.

    STEM Kits (Session 1) - This program will teach youth to design, experiment, and invent through hands-on kits. The primary focus of these kits are science, technology, engineering, and math. Youth will need to develop and utilize problem solving skills in order to complete the activities. Some of these activities include a space lander mission, robot hand, circuits, balloon cars, and understanding chemical reactions. Activities will help youth build on or develop skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, assertiveness, and resilience. 


Andrea Holbrook
4-H Educator; Carthage 4-H Afterschool

Last updated September 24, 2020