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Setting up Edmodo Account

Thank you for registering. To streamline the process and save time later, please create an Edmodo account now. This account is required to access all online AfterZone and Hub content and programs.

To create your Edmodo student profile. Use this link ( and follow the instructions to create your profile. At the top right corner of your screen, you will see a “sign up” button. Click it, and choose to create a student account. It will then have you enter some basic information and create a password. You must then enter the school code: vhpeaa (for AfterZone) or ndfmtc (for Hub).

Edmodo will then send you a verification email to the email account you signed up with. **Make sure you do NOT use your PPSD email address. The verification email will be blocked by PPSD’s filters.** You must verify this account through your email, and then you will have access to your AfterZone and Hub programs. Please do this as soon as possible and alert us to any issues you have.



Winter 2021 AfterZone Program Descriptions

Join from your computer

Winter 2021 Virtual Session
1st program cycle: January 19 – March 5
2nd program cycle: March 8 – April 15


Monday – Thursday
Club AfterZone (4:00 – 5:00pm)
Providence After School Alliance
Drop into Club AfterZone to chill out, have fun, play games, and meet other middle school students in Providence. Club AfterZone is a fun and relaxed space run by the PASA team.



Future Film Creators (1:30 – 2:30 pm – Wed. only)
Providence After School Alliance
In this program we’ll be watching/studying short films to discuss and gain inspiration in order to create our own short story! Once we have our story idea we will break down our plots into a story board (beginning, middle, and end) and use that to film our own short film. After all our clips are compiled we will then dive into the editing process and how it works! REGISTER


Hip Hop Healthy (3:00 – 4:00pm)
SmartTest, Inc.
If you love to move, and want to learn how to “wave”, “pop”, and perform other hip hop moves as a way to help keep your body healthy, Hip Hop Healthy is the program for you!  You will have a chance to choreograph a dance piece to rehearse and perform. REGISTER


Homework Club (TBD)
Providence After School Alliance & Providence College
A drop in space for middle school students to receive support for any and all school work. Adults leading homework club are Providence Middle School Teachers and Providence College education undergraduates. REGISTER


JewelzArt (3:30 – 4:30pm)
You can create beautiful jewelry with store front worthiness! We will make jewelry with seed bead weaving techniques that will “wow” your friends and family. Once you learn the pattern you can keep creating them for yourself or others. You will use glass beads and learn patience and perseverance! REGISTER


One on One Sports Performance Training (3:00 – 4:00pm)
One on One Sports
One on One sports performance training focuses on improving speed, power, agility, and quickness. Our main goal is to enhance an athlete’s ability to perform efficiently with sports related movements. This improved performance will help with such as sports as Basketball and Soccer. Come join us for some skill work while having an enjoyable experience. REGISTER


Pets and Vets  (3:00 – 3:45pm)
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Join educators from the Roger Williams Park Zoo to build science skills that will help you work toward a career with animals. You will build connections with youth that have similar interests while also getting an opportunity to meet animals each week. REGISTER




Afro-Futurism (3:00 – 4:00pm)
Attention Artists & Time Travelers!  What does the world look like in 2040?  Can you imagine yourself as a character in Black Panther? What would Star Wars have looked like if it was influenced by Black Culture?  We’re going to take a trip to an Afrocentric future! Sculpt a symbol that represents your identity – Design a mask and hairstyle that harnesses your superpower. Create a fashion inspired by Black Culture and the technology we imagine exists in the future. Explore how pop culture is using Afro-futurism  to create the art, music, film and fashion that we love today. Using sci-fi as a road map and art as our time machine, we’ll imagine and create ourselves in the distant future. REGISTER


The Art of Embellishment  (3:00 – 4:00pm)
Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth
The Art of Embellishment is for young artists who want to further their hands-on art skills. Learn art techniques in clothing and fabric dying, drawing, printmaking, sewing, zine-making, and more with a professional artist. Hear from local artists on what it takes to sell and market your own artwork. Participants will receive a weekly art kit filled with exciting and new materials. REGISTER


Beat The Streets Providence (3:30 – 4:30pm)
Beat The Streets Providence
Beat the Streets Providence starts after school wrestling teams which provide both youth development and academic support. We use wrestling instruction and competition as an incentive for the most at-risk students, who otherwise would not choose to participate in after- school programming, to learn the study and life habits they need to succeed. We draw the students in to learn about how to study, persevere in school and in life, and hear the stories and experience of their adult community mentors to expand their own conception of who they can become. REGISTER


Eco Warrior Nature Club  (3:30 – 4:30pm)
15 Minute Field Trips
Explore the natural world around you, even in the city!  We will learn how to find animal clues, identify local birds, frogs, and turtles, build a bird feeder, dissect an owl pellets, analyze lichen, create art, explore the value of trees, and socialize. REGISTER


Explore The Bay  (3:00 – 3:45pm)
Save The Bay
Zoom into Narragansett Bay and become a marine biologist!  At Save the Bay you will discover what sea creatures calls our bay home as we explore some of their favorites habitats in our estuary. Each week join us as we meet new animals, play fun games, and create ocean crafts! REGISTER


Gentlemen’s Academy (3:00 – 4:00pm)
Omar Reyes, Nathan Bishop Middle School
Young Men who participate in Gentlemen’s Academy work with a mentor and their peers to learn about life skills, college and career readiness, and many more topics. The Gentlemen also serve their community, while creating a positive brotherhood that combats the traditional narrative of young men of color. REGISTER


Young Actors Studio  (3:00 – 4:00pm)
Trinity Repertory Company
Have you ever wanted to be an actor? Grab the spotlight and join the Young Actors Studio! In this AfterZone program, you will learn the skills necessary to become a professional actor while playing games, acting in short scenes and writing your own plays or movies! All artists, actors or otherwise, are encouraged to be part of the Young Actors Studio! REGISTER



Winter 2021 Hub Program Descriptions

January 19 – April 15, 2021 – Join from your computer



Confident Style (3:45 – 4:45pm)
Nadia Jourabchi, JSEC Teacher
Confident Style will focus on team work, self expression and love for fashion and life! This program is a safe place for students to learn and represent their own interest. REGISTER


Culinary Academy (3:45 – 5:15pm)
Genesis Center
Cook with us in the Genesis Culinary Academy! Pick up your ingredients each week, then watch our chef’s presentation showing you how to prepare a fun recipe. Follow the instructions to make the recipe at home. After you make your recipe, participate in a video meeting with your team to share your project and see your friends’ results, too. Learn how to cook by making a variety of recipes from scratch, including favorite foods like pizza, tacos, and desserts. REGISTER


Global Citizens Club (3:45 – 4:30pm)
Brown University students, After School Model United Nations Club
Global Citizens Club will encourage students to become well-informed global citizens by:

  • Attend the first-ever Virtual Brown University Simulation of United Nations conference at Brown in the fall

  • Exploring and discussing solutions to different international, national, and local issues

  • Practice defending their opinions with peers and in-depth research.

  • Get to know and be mentored by Brown University students! REGISTER


Painting (4:30 – 6:00pm)

Erin Mulry, Hope High School Teacher
Real Painting on Canvas.  Receive online tutorials in Painting.  Get together and Paint with your group.  Even though we may be apart we can connect on Google Meets and support each other in making art!  Get a free Painting Kit to use at home!


Hub Drop In (3:45 – 5:15pm, Friday only)
Providence After School Alliance
Each day at Hub Drop In will be a little different–whether it is making kinetic sand, playing trivia, or something in between! Sign up to spend time with friends, learn something new, and have fun doing different activities!




Fashion Springboard (3:45 – 5:15pm)
Fountain Street Creative
Dream about working in the competitive fashion industry? Or, you have ideas for a fashion line to develop? It takes hard work, creativity, and passion to be a fashion designer (all things you already have within you). But you can break into this field much more quickly and easily with the guidance of our course and experienced instructor. This intensive course teaches you the things you’ll need to know to be successful in the industry to land jobs. Starting salaries in the Fashion Industry can range between $50k to $100k and higher with experience.


Gentlemen’s Academy  (3:45 – 4:45pm)
Christian Martinez, 360 High School Teacher
Young Men who participate in Gentlemen’s Academy work with a mentor and their peers to learn about life skills, college and career readiness, and many more topics. The Gentlemen also serve their community, while creating a positive brotherhood that combats the traditional narrative of young men of color. In the past, Gentlemen have participated in college visits, financial literacy classes, community service, and social events. Let Gentlemen’s Academy support you in your growth, while you also help your community grow.


The Green Alliance (3:45 – 4:45pm)
Charles DeLavoi, 360 High School Teacher
Ecology club is a place for making change. We will define environmental problems in our neighborhoods and schools. We will use plants to both to beautify our communities and to support pollinators such as butterflies and birds. Further, we will use technology to identify and monitor the plants, animals, and fungi that we observe in our project spaces.


Pride Alliance  (3:45 – 5:15pm)
Pride Alliance is a community based leadership program where students learn about LGBTQIA+ history and intersectionality through team building and leadership exercises. Previously dubbed “gay straight alliance” Spectrum helps to bridge the gap between ALL individuals’ identities, by creating a space where everyone is free to express themselves, their thoughts and ideas. Spectrum aims to build strong leaders and advocates for social change in groups like the LGBTQIA+ community, the Black Lives Matter Movement, Feminism, etc. All are welcome to Spectrum, a community that does not tolerate judgment of any kind, and where students can be themselves and live their truth!


Virtual H2O  (4:30 – 5:30pm, Thursday only)
Providence After School Alliance
Virtual H2O is an online after school community of Hope High students that come together to support each other, play games, and discuss current events. Students will learn leadership skills, practice community building, and work to improve their school.