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Children Invited to Oberlin's WAVE Program

June 4, 2014

Office of Communications

Children entering first through 12th grade are invited to study with the College's Words Are Very Empowering (WAVE) program. Classes, run by Oberlin students and recent graduates, begin Monday, June 9. There is no cost, and no advance registration is required.

Sessions for students entering first through fifth grade run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each weekday and cover the basic subjects for each grade. Session for students entering sixth through 12th grade run from 1 to 4 in the afternoon. These students have the option of studying physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, or any other subject. They are not required to be at the college for the full three hours.

All classes will be held in King Building located on the northwest corner of College and Professor Streets.  Children from any school district may attend, space permitting. WAVE ends Friday, August 15. WAVE focuses solely on academic subjects. Children will be encouraged and expected to do their best to excel, and Oberlin college students will help them.  

For more information, contact Emeritus Associate Professor Booker Peek in the Africana Studies Department at:

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