New Hampshire ProStart

ProStart® is a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that develops the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s industry leaders. From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-world educational opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm9BOrElXLA

NH JAG IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

NH JAG is a statewide program for youth who seek to make the most of their high school education and pursue career and postsecondary educational interests. As part of a strong, national JAG Network, NH JAG teaches young adults academic and workplace competencies. Through comprehensive and proven practices, New Hampshire youth experience the value of a high school education while also developing teamwork, leadership, community service, and workplace skills to prepare them for the challenges and opportunities that await them in the world beyond school. By participating in the NH JAG program, young people across the state can explore career opportunities, discover personal strengths, gain confidence and take pride in their personal achievements. Programs include summer youth employment.

BRING IT!

Academic support and tutoring, career exploration, dance and performing arts, soccer-fitness offered on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at Hillside Middle School.

City of Manchester and Catholic Medical Center Dental Care Program

The City of Manchester Health Department and Catholic Medical Center work together with the Manchester School District to bring dental care to children in need attending Manchester elementary, middle and high schools. Dental care is provided on the dental van at the school by a Certified Public Health Dental Hygienist. In addition to school-based dental care, children are then referred to a community dental center for ongoing care.

Access Academy

Access Academy is an on-campus & remote afterschool educational program for high school students who identify with groups often underrepresented in high school & college graduation. It offers multiple Mondays and Tuesdays courses taught by college students, that provide students with skills for school success, college mentors, career exploration & high school credits. Courses include Computer Technology, Arts, and Personal Finance. In Access, students gain friendships that fuel aspirations.

GEAR UP Manchester

To build an academic bridge between high schools, businesses and colleges in NH to better prepare students for success in college by expanding the NH Scholars program statewide. Additionally, GEAR UP Manchester will provide opportunities for underrepresented students to develop the non-cognitive skills critical for accessing higher education. To create a college going culture in NH so that every student embraces the idea that college is possible. To design an academic model that aligns K-12 and higher education academic content expectations to increase college enrollment and preparedness. To develop and sustain a local and statewide commitment from businesses, high schools, colleges and parents to make NH students college ready.

City of Manchester Office of Youth Services

Crisis Intervention and Referral, Middle School – Outreach: school and community based interventions, High School – Wrap for Youth Resilience (WYR): school based supports and intervention, Summer and vacation athletic and enrichment programs. All programs are free.