"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth."
Welcome to Omak GEAR UP!! The 2008/2009 school year will bring some wonderful new opportunities to this year's GEAR UP Students. GEAR UP serves students in the 8th, 9th, and 10th grades this year. We will follow this cohort of students through graduation.
After School Program
Tuesday through Thursday 3:00 pm to 4:30pm
See below schedule for information on after and during school opportunities
|Apple Springs||Once a month|
|3:00 to 5:00 pm|
|Tutoring/ Homework||Tuesday - Thursday||3:00pm to 4:30pm|
|Game Club||Friday||3:00pm to 4:30pm|
|Community Service||Sign Up in Gear-up Room||Time varies|
|College Field Trips||Sign up in Gear-up room||Time varies|
|Parent Teacher/ Student Conferences||November 13th & 14th|
College Workshops on Nov.13
|Workshops 4:00 -7:00pm|
|ESL Classes (Childcare Provided)||Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm||East Elementary School|
|Computer Classes||Saturday Nov. 1st & Feb 7th||Omak High School|
|GED Classes||Mondays and Wednesdays||Career Path Services|
FIG (Freshmen Interest Group) begin in September. This is an opportunity for Freshmen to check in, receive assistance in transitioning to high school, receive tutoring, and explore career and educational opportunities. FIG meetings held during high school lunch in the GEAR UP room. Monday through Thursdays.
Wenatchee Valley College and GEAR UP have collaborated to offer GED and ESL courses for parents. GEAR UP will pay tuition for parents of GEAR UP students who which to participate.
More than 350 ninth- and tenth-grade students and their parents from Brewster, Chelan, Manson, Tonas