Research shows that at-risk children who have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of structured after-school activities have greater academic success and notably improved social behaviors.
The structure of the extended day and enrichment programs is designed to develop social maturity, leadership skills and initiative.
The following is a brief outline of our ten-hour day:
7:15 am – 7:30 am Breakfast
7:30 am – 9:00 am Morning Activities
9:00 am – 9:30 am Morning Gathering
9:30 am – 3:00 pm Academic classes
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Academic Study Hall
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Co-curricular (clubs, sports, activities)
5:15 pm – Dismissal
During Academic Study Hall, students have a quiet time to work on homework and have access to tutors for extra help.
Our students participate in a full-range of Co-curricular Activities including:
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Many of our enrichment activities extend well beyond the school day. As a part of our focus on Experiential Learning, students regularly participate in field trips and enrichment activities which foster a broader worldview, including:
In addition to day trips, students attend week-long programs such as:
Mutt-i-grees, at the North Shore Animal Shelter, focusing on social emotional development.
Farms For City Kids, exploring a rural 1,000-acre dairy farm, where they participate in activities that practice and teach sustainability.
Many students attended summer camps across the Northeast, including Camp Hazen.
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