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Our Mission

Beyond the Classroom's mission is to expose children and young adults to people, places and things they would not normally or easily have access to in their daily lives.


By providing unique, educational and positive experiences, we empower youth to see the world outside of their classrooms and neighborhoods, grow hope in their future, pursue active roles in society and achieve goals.



Our youth have so much to offer to the world - we believe in the power that they hold, and know that they will mold future generations to come. At Beyond the Classroom, Inc., we are here to give them the support they need in order to shape them into leaders of the future.


We have a number of educational programs and leadership initiatives that help nurture our youth and help them develop the skills they will carry throughout their lives


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March 1, 2023

These girls struck the "Embrace Equity" to honor International Women's Day.  This theme was shared to explain that equal opportunities are not enough...people start from different places, so true inclusion and belonging require equitable action.  They learned the difference between equality and equity. 

March 1, 2023

March is National Nutrition Month.  Jessica Conjour from Maryland SNAP-Ed facilitated a session on the parts of the plants and the girls made salads with the parts of plants. It's so important for our students to have the proper nutrition to help them live their best lives. 

February 15, 2023

We hosted a "Financial Fitness" Parent Workshop at the Board of Education Building.  Our President works for a financial institution and she strongly believes in financial literacy for all! 

February 3, 2023

The Butterflies at Eva Turner celebrated Black History Month.  They had a surprise visit from Madam C.J. Walker portrayed by Shemika Renee, a local historical performer.  

February 1, 2023

Our "Check Your Mail" college care packages were delivered to campuses across the nation!  Look at the smile on Kelsey Henry's face.  She's a student at Randolph Macon College. 


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January 27, 2023

The Butterflies Club at Dr. Brown created 2023 Butterfly Goal Boards.  It's so important for our youth to set attainable goals and then achieve them! 

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