Typical Afternoon

This schedule helps children with a routine that is predictable.

2:30-2:45:Children are brought to the cafeteria , and enjoy a snack together, as Lead Teachers take attendance

2:50-3:45- Children head to their meeting rooms and have homework and/or choice time.
Choice activities include arts & crafts, legos, books, puzzles, board games, and other play items.
Playground, Courtyard and gym are spaces and places that are also available during this block of time

4:00-4:45 -Enrichment , IA CLUBS Project Based Learning
Enrichment is provided on specific days for each group in 6 to 8 week intervals. Knucklebones, Dance, Yoga,Music and Sewing ,are scheduled one day a week. Families are notified of what the Enrichment will be for the first term beginning on the week of the 23rd of September.

Clubs are designed and led by our IAs once a week (examples include Cooking and Manners,Young Zoologists,Pen Pals

Project Based Learning ( PBL) Lead Teachers plan fun and engaging, children driven projects during the week. Culminating Events allow children to demonstrate the 21st Century Skills they developed through their PBL. The planning is the Project! Families are invited to performances, exhibits,or groups invite their peers to be their audience.

4:50-5:30- Children enjoy games in the gym, time on the computers in the library, and more.

5:40-6:00- Pick up time.Staff and children work together to ensure that our shared spaces and places in the school
are left organized and ready
 for the next day.

We welcome special guests -- if you'd like to share a passion or interest with us, please contact the Site Coordinator,Laureen Raftes, laureen.raftes@watertown.k12.ma.us

A note about snacks

Please notify staff of any food allergy. Students are encouraged to bring their own snacks,labeled for Extended Day . We abide by the same protocols as the school day, in order to protect students that may have life threatening food allergies. Any student that forgets to bring snack, may have a child portion -size bag of animal crackers .