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.
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.
Lower School Study Buddies, guided by Lower School faculty, is a fee-based program designed for children in grades 2-3. 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 Michele O’Rourke at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. Anyone not picked up by 4:00 p.m.(3:00 p.m. 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.