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    Welcome to Aspire Cycle 9

    Dear Families,

    Your child has been invited to participate in the Summer ASPIRE virtual program at John D. Spicer. This is your child’s official invitation to participate in the program.

    While your child is attending the summer program, they will have the opportunity to participate in both academic and enrichment activities. Each day from 10:00am - 10:45am the focus will be on academics. This will include reading, math, and science curriculum. From 1:00pm - 1:45pm, students will attend an enrichment class. The enrichment classes include art, board games, and gardening. The virtual program is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There is no virtual programming on Fridays. The program is free of charge and will include an academic supply kit for each student.

    If you would like to accept this invitation and have your child attend Summer Virtual ASPIRE, please click this link here to fill out the registration form.  

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email or call. 


    The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) serves as a supplementary program to enhance local reform efforts. The program assists students in meeting academic standards in core subjects (math, reading, science, social studies) by providing out-of-school time services to students and their families through community learning centers that offer an array of enrichment activities to complement regular academic programs.

    Proven Dropout Prevention Strategies
    The Texas Education Agency focuses state and federal resources on identifying and replicating proven strategies for dropout prevention and recovery. 21st CCLC provides targeted academic support to address skill gaps and enrich the learning environment for students who are off track and struggling.

    The ASPIRE program operates Monday-Friday morning from 7:00 a.m -8:00 a.m and Monday-Thursday after school, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Early Dismissal from Aspire is permitted between 4:30-4:45 each day. 

     Along with all the great activities, ASPIRE also offers both hot and cold meals for students. 

     ASPIRE also offers a six week summer program for students who qualify academically. Students are selected based on teacher referrals and a final selection by the school's principals and counselors. 

     For questions or concerns about the ASPIRE program, please contact:


    Patrick Evans

    ASPIRE Coordinator 

    John D. Spicer Elementary


    (817) 547-3370



ASPIRE Information

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    Information from the Birdville ISD Grant Office
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    If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Birdville ISD's Grant Office (817) 547-5773.