Wright Middle


LEGENDS @ Coleman Community Center (Metro Parks)

Metro Parks and Recreation afterschool program for middle-schoolers is dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where youth feel socially and emotionally safe, positive youth development principles prevail, and learning is fun and engaging. We create an out-of-school-time culture where youth can develop untapped potential, feel empowered to learn about themselves, and are given opportunities to engage in their community. Our activity offerings include: • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) • Service-Learning • Social & Emotional Learning • Nutrition, Health, & Wellness

  • Contact:

    Leslie Martinez-Garcia: leslie.martinez-garcia@nashville.gov

  • Location:

    Coleman Park Community Center; 384 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37210

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • Transportation:

    Transportation may be provided, contact program for more details

  • Who can enroll?

    Wright Middle Students

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The Spot (Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership)

The Spot is an after-school program where students across South Nashville are nurtured through positive relationships, as they work to become their best selves. It’s a place to hang out, learn respect for each other, and grow stronger academically, emotionally, and socially.

  • Contact:

    Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier, allison@edgehillpartnership.org, 615-533-3986

  • Location:

    Wright Middle; 180 McCall St, Nashville, TN 37211

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • Transportation:

    Transportation may be provided, contact program for more details

  • Who can enroll?

    Wright Middle Students

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YOUTH Empowered to Achieve (YEA!)

Learn English, become familiar with school in the US, get better connected with your teacher, your school and your community. Join YEA, Youth Empowered to Achieve! This NAZA-funded after school program is only one small component of services offered to the immigrant and refugee communities by Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE). At NICE, our leadership, staff, and volunteers have experience working with people from diverse communities including refugees, asylees, and other immigrants to the United States. Since 2005, NICE has served over 30,000 people from 72 different countries. YEA! will not only help you understand how your school works, but how to be successful in school and life. Through homework support, academic instruction, social emotional learning, and youth leadership opportunities, YEA! Is designed to teach young people to trust in themselves, better understand and act on their emotions, discover their strengths, and leverage those strengths.

  • Contact:

    Brandon White, brandon@empowernashville.org

  • Location:

    Wright Middle; 180 McCall St, Nashville, TN 37211

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • Transportation:

    MNPS bus transportation is available.

  • Who can enroll?

    Wright Middle Students

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