Site: Portal

Name: Kassie Franco

Education: Papillion La Vista High School, currently working towards associate degree in Early Childhood Development

Length of Employment at Kids Club: 9 Years (3 years as a Director). I started at Portal as a support staff, I then moved to Patriot. I became the assistant director at Parkview Heights for one year and then became the director at Anderson Grove for about 3 years. Now I am here at Portal as the new Director and I have been here since May.

Three words that describe you: Positive, Dedicated, and Thoughtful

Favorite Kids Club memory: One of my favorite memories is when we had an end of summer dance and Portal Kids Club practiced and practiced all summer to perform the Cupid Shuffle! I still remember this dance even though it was about 3 years ago and I still have kids dance to it too!

Favorite Kids Club activity: My favorite Kids Club activity would have to be arts and crafts. I really love to see the kids’ creativity on paper for everyone to see!

Favorite thing about working for Kids Club: My favorite thing about working for Kids Club is gaining relationships with the children and parents!

Fun Fact: A fun fact about me is that I am a huge Disney Nerd!

Full STEAM Ahead at Patriot Elementary

Sixth grade students at Patriot Elementary had a blast participating in the pilot STEAM Enrichment Day. This cross-curriculum day of learning was a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. All projects are hands-on, giving students the chance to explore, problem solve, and flex their creativity.

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Giving Tuesday

With support from alumni, parents, friends, and community, the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation helps provide outstanding opportunities to students and educators in Papillion La Vista Community Schools. Consider a gift to your favorite program this holiday season.

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Thanksgiving Hours 2017

Kids Club out-of-school day sites will be open November 22, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM for pre-registered families. All sites and the Foundation office will be closed November 23-24 as we enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.

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