The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 16, 2013

Afterschool students participate in Field Day

The Daily Item

— MILTON — To celebrate the end of the school year, the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit’s (CSIU) TIES II (Teens in Innovative Educational Structures) afterschool program sponsored a Field Day event. Students enrolled in the afterschool programs at the three elementary schools in Milton Area School District took part in the activities.

Fifty-nine students participated in soccer, hockey, track and field events and a tug-of-war competition.

Students who attended were awarded prizes donated by the following area businesses: Applebee’s, Lewisburg; Becky’s Soft Serve Ice Cream, Milton; Country Cupboard, Lewisburg; Imperial Lanes, Milton; Pizza Town, Milton; Subway, Milton; WalMart, Lewisburg, and YMCA, Milton.

TIES II afterschool and summer programming provides individualized academic support, career exploration and service learning experiences that are not available during the regular school day. Programs are available for students in grades 3-12 who reside in the Milton Area School District.

A 21st Century Community Learning Center grant program funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, TIES II is administered by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit.