AFTER SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

DEAR FAMILIES:

PLEASE READ THE OUTLINE OF OUR AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM BELOW. ALL CHILDREN MUST ADHERE TO THIS PHILOSOPHY AND RULES OF OUR PROGRAM. WE ARE HERE TO PROVIDE STRUCTURE IN A SAFE LEARNING, FUN, AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT. ADDITIONALLY, YOUR CHILD MUST BRING IN A BOOK EACH DAY — WE ARE WORKING WITH THE SCHOOLS TO PROMOTE LITERACY.

AFTER SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

OUR AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM’S PRIMARY GOAL IS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH CHILDREN’S HOMEWORK, PROMOTE “DEAR” – (“DROP EVERYTHING AND READ”), ENCOURAGE THE USE OF THEIR IMAGINATION THROUGH OUR INTERACTIVE COMPUTER CENTERS, AND ENCOURAGE THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL MOVEMENT/ACTIVITIY FOR THE BODY AND MIND. WE ALSO PROVIDE A HOT MEAL UPON ARRIVAL TO THE CENTER. EVERY CHILD WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO LEARN AND FLOURISH IN THEIR UNIQUE WAY.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM SCHEDULE

  • 3:15 – 3:45 – ARRIVAL TIME
  • 3:45 – 4:15 – STUDENTS EAT DINNER
  • 4:20 – 5:15 – SUPERVISED HOMEWORK ASSISTANCE
  • 5:20 – 5:40 – “DEAR” (Drop Everything And Read) Students will be required to read each day for 20 minutes. Students must bring in a book each day — no exceptions.
  • 5:45 – 7:00 – SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • Computer Centers
  • Art Projects
  • Games/Activities
  • Outdoor Play
  • Tennis on Fridays
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