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Teaching Our Kids to Dream


Cultural and Arts Awareness

Take a look at some of the cultural and arts trips our youth has been exposed to.

Our Homework Center

Learn about how we are supporting our student's performance

HOMEWORK CENTER

HOMEWORK CENTER

The Homework Center has two primary components. The first is providing homework assistance to each student enrolled assuring they are independently able to complete the work assigned, which aids to re-enforce what was taught in the classroom. The second component provides tutoring for students who have demonstrated an area of weakness based on their MAP scores. We work with the learning coach for each elementary school to review the scores for each student who is weak in a particular area. We then implement a tutoring coaching program in a project format. A series of subject matter specific worksheets, activities and games are used to serve as practice tools that ensure improvement in the demonstrated area(s) of weakness. A post-test is executed on the same subject area at the end of the quarter (or school year) to measure effectiveness and a demonstrated higher understanding of each subject matter. Tutoring is primarily provided by volunteers, mostly by students from local colleges under the supervision a Project Thunder trained site coordinator who is there to...

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Wells Fargo Bank Supports

Wells Fargo Bank Supports

Wells Fargo offers a community grant to local non profit organizations as apart of their community relations. At our program participation recognition day, Wells Fargo awarded Project Thunder with a community grant. Featured in the photo is Wells Fargo’s regional vice president, his local branch manager, and Project Thunder board members who were gracious to receive this kind donation on behalf of Project Thunder students and parents. This grant was used to continue our mission. Project Thunder staff, board members, students, and families would like to thank Wells Fargo Bank for their support in the...

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Open House 2012

Open House 2012

We held our first Open House ceremony in June of 2012 to give recognition to our students for participation throughout the school year as well as recognizing the individual achievements of select students. Each student received a certificate and a catered dinner to share with their family at The Derby restaurant in Poughkeepsie. Project Thunder is appreciative of the local businesses that continue to support our efforts to help the youth of our community. Students who exhibited  significant improvement and academic excellence during the year received special awards. Brianna is one of many who has shown significant improvement in her grade point average.  We’re thankful to Sheriff Butch Anderson for his generous donation of her bicycle. Check out her video testimonial in her own...

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PMS Students Career Vision Board Objects

Don't just take our word for it, hover over to see their work.

Morse student draws the Minions

Morse student brings his favorite treat to life

Morse student draws jolly sun

Morse student draws Spaghetti Man.

Morse Student draws Pizza Steve

Morse student creates a new monster

Future Pattissier.

Future Ceramists.

Future Fashion Designer.

Future Tupperware Designer.

Future Shoe Designer.

Future Chef and Baker.

Future Costume Designer.

Future Archeologist.

Future Pastry decorator.

Future interior designer.

Future Architect.

Future coffee shop owner.

One students vision as a ball player in the future.

Future Pool Designer.

  • Minions
  • Yummy treat
  • Happy sun
  • Spaghetti man
  • Pizza Steve
  • Friendly Monster
  • Pastry chef
  • Ceramicist
  • Fashion Design
  • Tupperware Designer
  • Shoe Designer
  • Cake Boss
  • Costume Designer
  • Archeologist
  • Pastry Decorator
  • Interior Design
  • Architect
  • Coffee Shop Owner
  • Basket Ball Player
  • Pool Design