S.U.C.C.E.S.S., which stands for “School Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students," is a parent-created, parent-led organization that is in its fourth year here at Jefferson. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. continues to grow with chapters at Washington, Kennedy, Beebe, Mill Street and Scott Elementary. Read their mission statement below:
"We are a parent-led organization with the support of District 203 leadership committed to serving African-American/Black students and families to enhance learning outcomes, foster family school connectedness, and ensure that everyone is welcomed, valued, and respected. We welcome anyone who supports our mission."
Every 2nd and/or 4th Sunday, the organization hosts huddle groups that are open to all District 203 grade levels. A “huddle” is an action of a team gathering together, to plan, motivate or celebrate. The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Huddle meetings are designed to encourage that definition and provide ongoing coordinated parent/student resources for elementary through high school level S.U.C.C.E.S.S. expansion. The Huddle meetings are typically from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Naperville North High School Learning Commons area. Games, tutoring, open gym, snacks and information about S.U.C.C.E.S.S. at the elementary, junior high and high school levels.
Visit the organization's Facebook page for more information.