The Next Step
giving students a step in the right direction
What is "The Next Step"?
It is a Mexico Public Schools sponsored after school program. We work with students who may not qualify for extra services but still need that extra next step in reading, math and study skills. Our program is located at the
We are not just homework tutors!
We work with reading and math curriculum so that your student is actively learning and building skills while they are with us. This means that parents/guardians will need to check for homework completion on a daily basis. There will be times when your student's homework may not get finished while they are at TNS.
Daily Schedule: Mon-Thurs
Arrival & Snack
20 min Session One
20 min Session Two
20 min Session Three
Pick-Up & Pack-Up
This year The Next Step Program will have a rotation schedule (as shown above) so that students will get a math, reading/writing and a homework session each day they are with us.
Dates You Need to Know. . .
Not in Session: Mon Oct 30th & Tues Oct 20th for PD Day and Halloween
Not in Session: Thanksgiving Week
1st Sem End Date: Thursday, Dec 14th
2nd Sem Start Date: Monday, Jan 8th
Not in Session: Monday, Jan 15th
Not in Session: Thursday, Feb 15th, and Monday, Feb 19th
Not in Session: Monday, Apr 2nd
End Date: Thursday, April 26th
Bus #77 will be taking our students home from MMS at 5:00 PM.
Bus transportation is a privilege for after-school programs and students will be given discipline infractions for unacceptable behavior. Any discipline infraction on the bus may result in students being suspended from bus transportation temporarily or permanently and subject to removal from the TNS after school program.
If you will be picking up your student from The Next Step program please arrive no later than 5:00 PM and use the front circle drive at the Middle School.