After School

There are a variety of after school activities offered to Lower and Middle School students throughout the year. Lower School students may attend Extended Day, an after school enrichment program.  Homework Clinic, a program designed to help with organization and study skills, is offered to both Lower and Middle School students. After School Study Hall, a proctored study hall, is also available to Middle School students.

EXTENDED DAY FOR PRESCHOOL - GRADE 5

Sayre Extended Day is an after-school enrichment program, serving Preschool and Lower School families who need child care beyond regular school hours. Housed in the Johnson-McCoy Building, Extended Day receives preschool and Lower School students beginning at 3:00 p.m. each day (2:10 p.m. on Tuesdays). Extended Day offers a thematic curriculum for the children to enjoy, as well as free play time both outdoors and indoors. Extended Day also offers an afternoon snack. Various private and group lessons (piano, art, Bricks for Kids, soccer, etc.) are offered through Extended Day as well.

The Extended Day calendar closely follows that of the Lower School. Therefore, Extended Day is closed for all regularly scheduled school holidays. It is also closed when school is canceled for weather-related events. However, on Lower School conference days, when the Lower School is closed to students, Extended Day operates an all-day program from 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. These all-day programs have special activities distinct from the daily curriculum. These days require pre-registration, as they are not included in the normal Extended Day fee schedule.

The Sayre Extended Day staff members are professionally prepared to meet the program goals and provide a safe, nurturing, and stimulating experience for children after school.

EXTENDED DAY FEES

Extended Day Online Enrollment Form

Extended Day Enrollment Form

STUDY BUDDIES FOR GRADES 1 - 3

Lower School Study Buddies, guided by Lower School faculty, is a fee-based program designed for children in grades 1-3. Teachers supervise students in completing their homework and encourage independent reading. Learning activities such as spelling and math games are also part of the program. Study Buddies is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (dependent on enrollment) from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. The fee for Study Buddies is $15.00 per day, which is billed from the Sayre Business Office each month. For more information or to sign up, please contact Patty Ryan at pryan@sayreschool.org.

HOMEWORK CLINIC FOR GRADES 4 & 5

Lower School Homework Clinic, guided by Lower School faculty, is a fee-based program designed to help students with organization and study skills, as well as assist with specific homework assignments. Students will be taught how to set priorities and how to budget time for long-range assignments. Homework Clinic is not intended as a substitute for tutoring in a specific subject, but can be used as an adjunct to it.

The Lower School Homework Clinic is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (dependent on enrollment). The hours are 3:30 to 5:00 and the program includes a snack.

The fee for Homework Clinic is $25 per day and is billed from the Sayre Business Office each month. Students are encouraged to attend at least two sessions per week. This enables staff to monitor progress effectively and provide consistent help for planning assignments.

For more information or to sign up for Lower School Homework Clinic, please contact Michele O’Rourke at morourke@sayreschool.org.

Middle School Academic Study Hall

Academic Study Hall is designed to help middle school students with organization and study skills as well as to assist with general homework assignments, and to monitor students as they complete their tasks. Academic Study Hall is staffed by Middle School faculty.

Students in Academic Study Hall stay in the Middle School building (room 204) to work on homework with a faculty member who is familiar with the assignments. Work is closely monitored and the goal is homework completion before a student goes home. This program is designed for working parents, students who need structure, and anyone who wants to go home with no further assignments.

Academic Study Hall is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 and on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:30. Students not picked up by 5:30 (4:30 on Tuesdays) will be accompanied to Extended Day, which is open until 5:45pm. The program includes a snack. The fee for Academic Study Hall is $20 per day and is billed from the Sayre Business Office each month.

For more information or to sign up for Academic Study Hall, please contact Linda Chambers at lchambers@sayreschool.org.

Middle School After School Drop-In

The Middle School Drop-In program takes place in the library and is designed to provide a monitored location for students to work quietly. This program does not offer assistance with assignments. Middle school students are required to sign in each day and an adult must sign them out each day.

This program is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 and on Tuesday from 3:00 to 4:00. Anyone not picked up by 5:00 (4:00 on Tuesdays) will be accompanied to Extended Day, which is open until 5:45 daily. The cost of the drop in program is $15 per student per day.

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