The Latest From WINGS

Words to Live By

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

‘Words to Live By’ is our mantra, the epitome of our culture, and the foundation of everything we teach. At the heart of everything we think, say, and do are these seven stanzas. Simply, they are our pledge. Soaring isn’t just for kids. The adults who serve as mentors and leaders use our Words to … Read More

SEL Gathering at The Aspen Institute

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Research and Social Emotional Learning in Afterschool On September 27, 2017, thought leaders, policymakers, and youth development advocates gathered at The Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. Hosted by WINGS for Kids, attendees participated in an engaging dialogue about SEL in afterschool, research themes and lessons learned, and discussed how research impacts the field, of SEL and afterschool. Speakers Included:  Bridget … Read More

WINGS students interacting with other children

Trump Budget Would Clip ‘WINGS’ of After-School Program for S.C. Kids

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Published in The Post and Courier.  By Steve Bailey Mexico is not going to pay for Donald Trump’s wall, so Treio Breland may have to instead. He is 10 years old. Treio and his pal Cincere Flynt are fourth graders at North Charleston Elementary, and they are in the same “nest” together at WINGS for … Read More