Discovery Club & Access 21 Programs

  • Access 21 Information

    Out-of-School Time Program
    For students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 at Haverhill High School.
    2020-2021 Dates of Operation
    Monday, November 16, 2020 – Friday, June 11, 2021


    Access 21 is our Haverhill High School Program and funded by federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

    The purpose of Access 21 is to provide learning opportunities that will help to address high school, college, and workforce readiness and success. Programs are taught by professional educators from Haverhill High and qualified personnel recruited from the community.

    This year, Access 21 is offering Glee, Life Skills, Robotics, and Internship programs throughout the school year. Enrollment is limited in all programs.

    Program Details


    Days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (Wednesday: Remote Learning Day for Glee Leaders Only)

    Glee Club wants all singers, dancers, musicians, and all-around music lovers to come and join our contemporary singing and dancing group. Our goal is to showcase students singing and dancing to all genres of music as well as music of their choosing, in a diverse, student-led, welcoming environment. This is a performance-based activity with evening Cabaret and Showcase performances throughout the year.
    Start Date: Tuesday, November 17


    Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

    A variety of programming adapted to the unique needs of special education students. Activities may include physical activity, cooking, photography, art, internet safety, and overall access to assistive technology.
    Start Date: Tuesday, November 17


    Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

    Design, Build and Program robots. Learn to use a variety of robotic platforms and controllers including Mindstorms, Drones, Crickets, iRobot Creates, and Personal Exploration Rover. Robotics includes an option to be part of competitive teams which may include ZERO robotics, BotBall and BotFest. ZERO and BotBall are International competitions (for more information go to and Improve in math while having fun, working with your friends and learning engineering concepts.
    Start Date: Tuesday, November 17


    There is a suggested affordable fee for those who can pay. For a fee waiver or reduction in tuition, parents or guardians must complete a CEP Alternate Household Income form to determine eligibility. This form should be returned to your child’s school or our office.

    [Note: You can also fill out the form online, save on your computer, and email us as an attachment.]

    Application Fees: 󠄀 Students who are non-income eligible: $35                                 󠄀        Students who are income-eligible: $10 

    Payment is best made by mail.  Please make checks payable to “City of Haverhill”.  Please write your child’s name on the check.  You can mail your monthly payments to:

    Burnham School / Discovery Club

    45 Fountain Street Room # 105

    Haverhill, MA 01830                                                  

    Access 21 Program Application

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