Blackwater Community School hosts monthly Family Literacy Night events to promote community wide Literacy movement. We are very proud of our parents and guardians committed to this cuase and who have been partnering with the school to ensure our "Raising A Reader" vision comes to fruition. These images above represents a strong committment and partnership with the Community that we proudly serve. We want to thank all our parents and Our Staff for working together as one Team towards achieving the Community-Wide vision . Big Thanks goes to our Community Council for providing resources to make these events possible for this noble cause.
Blackwater Community School /Akimel O'Otham Pee Posh Charter offers a wide-variety of academic and Extra-Curricular programs to all its enrolled students. School is in its second year of receiving 21st CCLC grant funding thru the BIE to provide academic enrichment and remediation programs to all eligible students. Besides 21st CCLC funding, School also receives Tribal Allocation (TA)for certain programs as approved by the Gila River Indian Community Council by Tribal Resolution. Some of the Programs offered under the TA funding include Students Council, Gardening and Farming, Teaching of Tribal Native Language & Culture, Cheer Leaders, Physical education, and Student Color Guards programs. We are very grateful to the Tribal council for providing much needed resources and funds to make these activities available to all our students.
As you may know our School is a hybrid school running two schools in one physical campus meaning our K-3 programs run under the BIE whereas 4-5 grade levels operate under the Arizona State Charter Board. All Non-ISEP eligible students fall under either the K-2 or 3-5 Akimel O'Otham Pee Posh Charter School inc.
Some of the mani Programs offered at our School are listed as following: