Curtisville PC hosts Junior Achievement Day
Curtisville Primary Center recently hosted Junior Achievement Day today with local community members and high school students mentoring the students in grades Kindergarten through second grade on the virtues of understanding how to best take care of one’s self, their family and their community.
The range of lessons focused on teamwork and money management, identifying the differences between wants and needs to how to vote, pay taxes and identify and skills needed for various jobs.
Junior Achievement, or JA, is the world’s fastest-growing organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. As part of the program, community volunteers from all walks of life serve as classroom teachers for the day. They present JA activities and lessons, and lead games and fun exercises for the students based on materials provided by the parent organization.
East Union Intermediate Center (Grades 3-5) held its Junior Achievement Day earlier in the week.