After School Program K-2

Lead Teacher: Mrs Deborah DiPietro "Mrs D"
Staff: Maria Cortes, Mrs Roland
Emergency contact: Mrs D 203-808-0888
3:00-3:30PM    Student snack and homework time
3:30-5:00PM    Outdoor play* - free play, basketball, hopscotch etc. (option to play outdoors until 5PM)
4:30-5:30PM    Indoor play**, arts & crafts, games, reading, highlights for kids and many more
* We offer outdoor equipment for outdoor play such as balls (basketball & soccer) and four square, a bowling set, sidewalk chalk, jump ropes, magnifying glasses for outdoor observations, hula hoops and other equipment. Outdoor time begins at 3:30PM, we will stay outside until 5:00PM as long a group of children wish to play outdoors. During the winter months (daylight savings), all children will come inside when it gets dark.
**Indoor activities include board games, cards, play dough, painting, coloring, drawing, cars on the carpet, marine life animals, barn and farm animals, dinosaurs, making jewelry with beads, loops, beautiful play puppets, word games, dolls, play food, play money, lincoln logs, legos and more.
Please note: If weather is inclement, we will arrange for children to do other activities or watch on occasion a video. Videos shown are age appropriate and mostly scholastic book stories enjoyed by both the library and their classrooms.
Enrichment Programs for Fall Semester 2019-2020
The schedule for enrichment classes can change per semester. Review the registration portal for full enrichment class schedules and costs. 
*New Program*
Program Name: Nature's Explorers
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Wednesday 3:00-5:30
Session Dates: Sep 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 20
Brief of the program: Allows kids to experience and engage with nature outside of the classroom at East Rock park. 
Please note: Students will need to wear proper outside attire in order to participate, otherwise they will stay in the ASP. Information on proper clothing attire will be emailed prior to classes starting.
Program Name: Soccer
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Mondays and Thursdays 3:00-4:30 (choose one day only)
Session Dates: Sep 9 - Nov 25
Mon: Sep 9, 16, 23, Oct 7, 28, Nov 4
Thurs: Sep 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14
Brief of the program: Soccer with the famous Coach Nate held at the Upper School.  Students will be grouped by skill level. No soccer experience required.  The Thursday class is K-5. Students will be walked to the East Rock Park by ASP staff. Program held at East Rock Park.
Program Name: Spanish
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5:30 (can choose one day (Tu or Th) or two days)
Session Dates: Sep 12 - Dec 19
Tues: Sep 17, 14, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10, 17
Thurs: Sep 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5, 12, 19
Brief of the program: Immersion based language learning approach, taught by Spanish speaking teachers.
Program Name: Mandarin 
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Wednesday 3:00-4:30
Session Dates: Sep 11 - Dec 18
Wed: Sep 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 11, 18
Brief of the program: Immersion based language learning approach, taught by Chinese speaking teachers. 
Program Name: World Champion Taekwondo PTA (PTA coordinates the official work)
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Friday 3:15-4:00
Session Dates: Sep 13 - Dec 13
Fri: Sep 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, Dec 6, 13
Brief of the program: Kids are taught the basics of taekwondo by professional World Champion Taekwondo instructors, Test dates Oct 25 and Dec 13


180 Canner Street,

New Haven CT 06511

EIN: 55-0878106

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