Monthly Schedule

Saint Paul Saturdays’ Mission is to help young African American males become strong, intelligent and responsible young men with a healthy sense of self-esteem and self-worth.

July 2017 Schedule

Mission: To help young African-American males become strong, intelligent and responsible young men with a healthy sense of self-esteem and self-worth.

July 1:            Saturday Academy

9 – Noon           Today we will continue to focus on education.  We will concentrate on improving every young man’s writing skills.  We will discuss goal setting and steps each young man can do to prepare for college. For those young men in summer school that do not have homework assigned, bring your books on any subject that you need “extra” attention in.  We will have tutoring and exercises for those who are not in summer school.

July 8:           Business Club Saturday (Cont’d)

9 –  2:00pm        Today we will Tillie’s corner again a recently named St. Louis Landmark.  They will be hosting a community

Extended Day  block party and health fair.  St. Louis Story Stitchers will have a performance.  Story Stitchers documents Saint Louis through art and word to promote understanding, civic pride, intergenerational relationships and literacy.  Collective artists work alongside twenty 15-24 year old urban youth living in economically disadvantaged area to collect stories, reframe and retell them using the arts, direct community engagement, storytelling, publishing and the Internet to promote a better educated, more peaceful and caring society.

July 15:             Youth Leadership Program: Passage Of Rites Series (Cont’d)   

 9 – Noon         Today all young me will practice and present their speeches for the college trip.  Each young man will be required to do their report whether they go on the college trip or not.  We will continue to practice our public speaking and oral presentation skills.  Each young man will do research for the reports and practice writing and giving oral presentations.   The young men will continue to practice their reading skills and comprehension.  It is vital that everyone improve their reading speed and comprehension.  This skill is a key to their success.  Each young man will be expected to read at least one book per week during the summer and give an oral report on it.                                        

Please do not forget the Parents meeting from 9:00am-10:30am

July 22:            College Prep Saturday (Cont’d)   

9 – Noon        Today all young me will continue to practice and present their speeches for the college trip.  Each young man will be required to do their report whether they go on the college trip or not.  We will continue to practice our public speaking and oral presentation skills.  Each young man will do research for the reports and practice writing and giving oral presentations.   The young men will continue to practice their reading skills and comprehension.  It is vital that everyone improve their reading speed and comprehension.  This skill is a key to their success.  Each young man will be expected to read at least one book per week during the summer and give an oral report on it.

July 26:            College Tour Weekend

9 – Noon          We will visit the following colleges.  We will leave Wednesday night/Thursday morning (7/27) for Alabama to visit the (HBCUs) Historically Black Colleges Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University, and Tuskegee University.  We will tour each campus and learn about the history of all the Universities. One of our expectations is for every young man to graduate from college so it is very important for each young man to learn as much as possible while on this trip.  We will return home Sunday afternoon (7/30).

For those young men that will not be going on the trip; we will NOT meet July 29th  

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St. Paul Saturdays meeting location & time:

St. Paul AME Church (St. Louis City)

9 a.m. – 12:00 /314-267-1819

Web Address: www.stpaulsaturdays.com

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