By Julie Slama | [email protected]
Midvale Middle seventh-grader Hunter Hinckley recently has participated in math kahootz, crab ball, coding, basketball and ultimate chicken after school.
“I have no idea why we play with a rubber chicken. (Midvale Middle School MYP program coordinator) Shelley Allen came up with it and I call it a ‘stroke of genius,’” said the tall, athletic boy. “I like the more athletic activities, but I have gotten math help from Ms. (Debra) Delliskave and Mr. (Brandon) Cornaby; they’re great teachers. On Wednesday, we’re playing floor hockey. It’s just a great time to hang out with a bunch of friends.”
Midvale Middle School’s after-school program was initiated this year, thanks to extra funding provided to the school from the Canyons Board of Education. The funding provides snacks, materials and stipends for faculty helping with the program,…