CRESTVIEW — After School Program In Reaching Excellence, or A.S.P.I.R.E., is now available Mondays through Fridays at certain Okaloosa County School District campuses.

The program — made possible through a 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant — will offer:

●Homework help

●Enrichment activities in the fields of robotics, literacy, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), exercise and nutrition, economics, drama, digital photography, garage band music, community service and more

●Mentoring

●Family nights

●Parent workshops on topics including "What Strong Families Do," financial literacy, cyber safety and "Learning to Talk Academically with Your Child"

Schools offering the program are: 

●Baker Elementary (2:30-4:55 p.m.)

●Edwins Elementary (3-5:25 p.m.)

●Elliott Point Elementary (2:30-4:55 p.m.)

●Wright Elementary (3-5:25 p.m.)

Attendance every day is mandatory for participating students. A parent or guardian must attend a mandatory orientation.

Call the Okaloosa County School District, 833-3100, for more information.