KIDS CLUB SCHOOL

Kids Club, 5 Coral, by glorieta esquina Langosta


-Each day has 2 main “activities” (Monday thru Thursday).
Fridays is library, reading time, study hall, computer lab or textbook/classwork support
-Follow SEP curriculum (TV) guide and aprendizajes esperados 
-(activity 1) Daily focus on one theme or “asignatura,” expand and develop activities and projects for grade appropriate skills.
-(activity 2) Textbook work and support follows a different asignatura from activity 1 each day.
-each group will have at least one “special” class or activity each week that will be substituted for textbook support

(English, dance, art, science, geography, community/civics, health, music, etc.).

-All children have a special dance/music class taught by Colleen Macomber - Creative Arts Momentum


Bilingual Teachers:
John Whitten, La Cruz resident and former teacher/administrator at Costa Verde and the American School.  Masters degree in Teaching
Abraham Galeana, certified TOEFL instructor (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

Lilly Alcantara, university degree in social anthropology.  Remedial teacher, dance, nutrition and music.

Galvis Velasquez, La Cruz resident and former teacher/administrator in Venezuela.  Primarily working with reading and writing.
Allegra Rubboli, assistant, high school completion at the Regional Prepa in Puerto Vallarta

Open Learning Lab

Amigos is looking to expand educational opportunities for more La Cruz children.

 


 

2020 Dental Clinic Results

Thank you to the Academy of LDS Dentists: DDS Gordon Croft, Don Cook and Dean Stuart.  Plus DDS Mario Luna (La Penita) and DDS Andrea Muro (Guadalajara).  Thank you also to DDS Adrian Malja, Lupita Ortega and Adriana (Bucerias).

270 children seen in 350 appointments.  12 children will need special care with a pediatric dentist in Puerto Vallarta.

Pictures on Amigos Facebook page.

Jan 2021, Dentists cancelled due to Coronavirus; program will resume Jan 2022.

We will work with the 12 children in need of special care from the 2020 cohort

Jan 14-23, 2022: Dentists have confirmed their return!

   

2020 Jan 26-Feb 2, Sun-Sun, ON THE ROAD AGAIN III

La Cruz to Chapala, Patzcuaro, Butterflies, Tequila - with points in between

24 Guests with Guide Jaime Balderas and Driver Chuy

Pictures on Amigos Facebook page.

2021, cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Next trip:  10 days, beg. Sun, Mar 6, 2022, Copper Canyon

 

2020 Feb 12 DIG DEEP FOR KIDS @Moss home, 5:30-9 PM

What a great success - thanks.

$6,000 USD + matching from BBC

Money split between Dental, Kids Club/Summer School, Eyeglasses, and Recycling/Landscaping

 

ORGANIZATION
Formed December 2014, Amigos de La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, A.C. is an Asociación Civil (Mexican government recognized non-profit corporation) made up of volunteers working together in harmony to address the continuing needs of our community. 

 

July 2015, Amigos received Donatario status which allows Amigos to give Mexican tax donation credit.  Under the Mexican tax code, only the following activities are deductible contributions:  Relief, Education, Scientific, Cultural, Ecological, Research and Preservation of flora and fauna, Pollution control, Educational scholarships, Social development, Schools, and Public Service works.

 

Amigos is able to give USA tax donation credits through Banderas Bay Charities, Inc.

Amigos is able to give Canadian tax donation credit.

Contact treasurer Amy Welch for more information:  amywelchpdx@comcast.net   +1 503 516 4757 WhatsApp

 

MISSION
To contribute to the quality of life in the community of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle through cultural, educational, environmental and charitable assistance programs.

 

GOALS
– Increase educational and cultural opportunities
– Facilitate improvements in health and safety
– Support a sustainable environment
– Maintain a collaborative relationship with local officials and citizen groups

 

CORE VALUES
– BELONGING:  We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment

– RESPECT:  We ensure that everyone deserves to be heard, valued and treated fairly
– INTEGRITY:  We operate with honesty and transparency, and hold ourselves accountable for words and actions
– EXCELLENCE:  We set high expectations and work hard to achieve them by engaging in continuous learning and improvement

– TEAMWORK:  We collaborate opening on common goals to leverage the expanded knowledge of our community

– INNOVATION:  We seek and embrace new possibilities that can increase our impact

– CHALLENGE:  We imagine all possibilities

– BOLDLY:  We purposefully grow our mission

 

 

 

 

 

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