Bridget Laird with students Jah’Vayah Garrett (left) and Davian Brown at Memminger Elementary School
WINGS places students into “nests” with avian names, offering them purposeful fun-and-games along with homework help.
The Sparrow’s Nest at James Simons Elementary;
The Orioles and the Robins dance to “I’m Having a Bad Bad Day” from the Despicable Me soundtrack.
A nest at Memminger works on its Circle Game activity, which is used to weave in weekly learning objectives.
Program assistant Katie Barton encourages Xavi’Onna Harley on the microphone.
First-year students Brandon Parker and Tawqir Brown
The sixth-grade Blue Jays are ready to take on middle school.
Laird meets up with Richard White, one of her first WINGS students who graduated college and is an accountant at MUSC.
Laird joins Zion Brewer and Davian Brown in a Circle Game activity at Memminger Elementary.