Registration is under way today through Friday for the summer tutorial program sponsored by the Combined Communities of Southeast Columbus.
The free tutorial will be held at Lonnnie Jackson Academy, the former Eastway Elementary School at 4601 Buena Vista Road. Registration for the four-week program is from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Classes are from 8:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. daily, beginning Monday - June 26.
About 300 students in grades 2-8 are expected to get help in math and reading. Volunteers are needed to serve as teachers in math, reading and other areas. If you are a college graduate, college student, high school graduate, a senior, junior or parent, you may serve as an aide.
For more information on the program or to volunteer, call Tresa Hart Williams at 706-315-8847, Lonya Jackson-Sarden at 706-315-9844 or call Lonnie Jackson Academy at 706-317-4791 from 9 a.m. - noon weekdays.
Lunch will be served at the school from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. Jackson -Sarden said you don’t have to be a student to eat lunch. The school is a summer feeding site where lunches are provided by Columbus Parks and Recreation.