Before & After School Programs

Braintree Extended Enrichment Program (BEEP)


Spring 2017 Enrollment Packet

Beginning Monday, April 10th, the Braintree Public Schools will begin the spring session of extended enrichment programs to be held at various school buildings for all the children in grades K-5. Students must be enrolled in Braintree Public Schools in order to attend the program.

An Extended Enrichment registration form must be completed and the fee for the program must be submitted before a child is eligible to enter the program. Registrations and fees must be returned to the Monatiquot School, c/o Maureen Moline, 25 Brow Avenue, Braintree, MA 02184 with all checks made payable to the Town of Braintree. A minimum enrollment will be required for a course to be offered. Registration is on a first come-first serve basis. There will be no confirmation calls. You will only be called if the class is full.

Programs will be held for five consecutive weeks unless noted in the schedule or interrupted by a holiday, school vacation or a weather emergency. Payment for more than one course or child may be combined into one check. However, a separate registration form must be filled out per course per child.

Please read each course description carefully and pay particular attention to the time and location of the course. All transportation to and from the location must be provided by the parents. Parents must be prompt in picking up their child. A $5.00 late fee will be assessed for every 15 minutes past the ending time of the course. Children may sign up for more than one course at any school. These courses are not limited to children attending that particular school.

If you have any further questions, please contact the program coordinator, Maureen Moline at mmoline@braintreema.gov

RECORDER CLUB

  • Location: Highlands Cafe
  • Time: 3:00 – 3:30 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Herrmann
  • Grades: 4th who studied recorder in 3rd
  • Day: Wednesday & Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Did you study the recorder in school as a third grader last year and want to know more? Recorder Club will be a great place to brush up your skills and continue to learn more about how to play the recorder with new notes and songs. We will be in the Highlands Cafeteria on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 – 3:30 PM each day. Participants must be current fourth graders, provide their own recorder, have experience learning the basic in third grade, and be excited to play! Class Limit: 20

POUND FIT WITH MRS.DEWEY

  • Location: Flaherty Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Dewey
  • Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Come rock out with Mrs. Dewey! Pound Fit is a high energy choreographed exercise class using lightly weighted drumsticks called Ripstix. Students need to wear comfy clothes and bring water and a yoga mat. Class Limit: 15

COMIC CLUB: WRITING

  • Location: Flaherty Reading Room
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Ilyinskii
  • Grades: 4 & 5
  • Day: Thursday (4 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $10 for mat.)

Spring Comic Club is for students interested in becoming authors of their own original comics. Students will look at short comics for inspiration and learn writing and drawing techniques that they can use to tell their own stories. Class Limit: 15

COLORING FUN

  • Location: Hollis Room 113
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Sullivan
  • Grades: 3, 4 ,5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring. Choose a pattern from the day’s selection or create your own design. Then relax and enjoy the sounds of nature as you create your coloring masterpiece. All materials will be provided to share with the group. Come alone or grab a friend and join in the fun! Class Limit: 20

LEARN AND PLAY THE EL WAY

  • Location: Hollis Room 204
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Teachers: Ms. McHugh & Ms. Gonzalez
  • Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00(plus $5 for mat.)

Come join an after school group to practice language! EL students (English Language Learners) and others in grades K – 5 are welcome to practice their English skills in a fun environment. Activities include games, crafts, and building with Legos and other construction toys. Bring your own snack. Join the fun! Note: This is not a homework club. Please bring $5.00 cash to the first class. All are welcome! Class Limit: 20

CHESS CLUB

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teachers: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Players of all skill levels welcome! Mr. D can teach you how to play! We will start a tournament for players who want the competition, and crown a champion at the end, complete with trophy! Class Limit: 20

LEGO CLUB

  • Location: Morrison Media Center
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Mazzeo
  • Grades: K, 1 ,2, 3, 4 ,5
  • Day: Monday or Wednesday (5 weeks) pick one
  • Cost: $36.00 (plus $5 for mat.)

Lego Club is a club for all levels of Lego builders. Each week students will be asked to show their creativity through Lego creations. There will be free time to let imaginations run wild, as well as themes for guided creativity. At the end of each weekly session there will be a discussion of building methods, designs, and outcomes for group or guided projects, as well as time for “Show & Tell” for individual creations. Lego Club is for students of all abilities in grades K-5. For students who enjoy Duplo versions of Legos, there will be plenty of larger blocks available for building Duplo creations. Class Limit: 18

OUTDOOR PLAY AT HIGHLANDS

  • Location: Highlands Playground
  • Time 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teachers: Ms. Sullivan & Ms. Leminen
  • Day: Tuesday (4 weeks) - Grades: 3 & 4 & 5, Wednesday (4 weeks) - Grades 1 & 2
  • Cost: $30.00

Join us outside for some fun. Games will include capture the flag, wiffle ball, kickball etc.

ELEMENTARY ENGINEERS CLUB

  • Location: Flaherty Room 10
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Chiles
  • Grades: 4 & 5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36.00

If you are interested in engineering than this class is for you! We will be doing a variety of engineering challenges using different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) projects. The goal is to encourage 4th and 5th grade students to envision themselves as potential engineers. Students will be engaged in different engineering challenges that will allow them to apply science in meaningful ways. Class Limit: 18

YOGA

  • Location: Liberty Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00
  • Teacher: Ms. Cleveland & Ms. Burbank
  • Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks) or Thursday (5 weeks) pick one
  • Cost: $30.00

This yoga class will incorporate coloring, music, games, books, and dancing while children exercise a practice yoga poses and breathing in a noncompetitive environment. Benefits of children’s yoga include increased strength, coordination, flexibility, concentration and sense of calmness. Please bring your own yoga mat. Class Limit: 20

PE CLUB

  • Location: Monatiquot Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM (MSKC students can meet Ms. Casey in the gym at 2:35PM.)
  • Teacher: Ms. Casey
  • Grades: K, 1, 2
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Want to increase your physical activity? PE club classes will include activities and games that focus on the various components of physical education including skill development, cardiovascular endurance and strength as well as the social aspects such as good sportsmanship and cooperation. Come join the fun. Class Limit: 20

KINDERGARTEN CLUB

  • Location: Flaherty Room 2
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00
  • Teacher: Mrs. Dewey
  • Grades: Kindergarten
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $5 for mat.)

Come for a fun afternoon with Mrs. Dewey! We will read stories, do art projects, dance and play games. Each week, we will bring home a new creation. I hope to see you there! Class Limit: 15

WE LOVE DR. SEUSS!

  • Location: Highlands Room 7
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Hinckley
  • Grades: K, 1, 2
  • Day: Tuesday (4 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $10 for mat.)

Come join us as we read some of the most popular Dr. Seuss books. Each week we will read and create art projects based upon Dr. Suess classics. Come have fun and make new friends while reading some of my favorite books and creating fun projects. Class Limit: 12

CRAFTING CLUB

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 1 ,2, 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $10 for mat.)

Time to make bracelets! This Crafting club will be focused on making all kinds of paracord bracelets with or without beads! Come be creative and take home anything you finish! Class Limit: 20

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

  • Location: Morrison –Teacher’s Lounge
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Gonzalez
  • Grades: 2,3,4,5
  • Day: Wednesday (4 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $20 for mat.)

No-bake cooking activities! We will have fun learning easy snack recipes for enjoying after school or when entertaining friends. Before dropping off your child, please fill out an allergy information form provided by the teacher. Class Limit: 12

FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL

  • Location: Flaherty Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
  • Teacher: Miss Nelligan
  • Grades: 4 & 5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks) GIRLS, Wednesday (5 weeks) BOYS
  • Cost: $30.00

Come learn the fundamentals of basketball from the ground up! We will focus on correct form while passing, dribbling, shooting, and defending. Great for basketball players of all skill levels. Students need to wear comfy clothes and sneakers are a must! Class Limit: 15

FREE DRAW CLUB

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 1, 2,3,4,5
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $5 for mat.)

It’s time to express yourself! This is a club where you can have a quiet place to draw whatever you’d like. Basic materials will be provided, but feel free to bring anything you want to draw with. Only stipulation is whatever you draw must be school safe. Class Limit: 20

STORYBOOK CRAFTS 2 AT HIGHLANDS

  • Location: Highlands Room 7
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Hinckley
  • Grades: K, 1, 2
  • Day: Friday (4 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00 (plus $10 for mat.)

Did you enjoy reading your favorite stories and creating fun projects last session? I look forward to having you join me again as we read some more stories and create new projects. I also welcome new friends who were not able to join us last session. Come have fun creating art projects based on storybook characters. Class Limit: 12

INDOOR SPORTS CLUB

  • Location: Morrison Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Friday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Come to the gym and have some fun playing sports! Our games will include basketball, hockey, capture the flag, soccer and kickball! A sportsmanship award will be given out to the person who shows the best attitude through all the classes! Class Limit: 20

KEYBOARDING

  • Location: Hollis Computer Lab
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Sullivan
  • Grades: 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Learn keyboarding skills. Practice typing using correct hand positions to improve accuracy and increase speed. Skills can be beginner to intermediate. Students will be able to follow and track individual progress. Class Limit: 15

GAME SHOW –SHOW DOWN

  • Location: Ross Room 3
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00
  • Teacher: Ms. Brady
  • Grades: 3, 4, 5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30.00

Are you a wizard at Harry Potter trivia, Queen of the Geography BEE, or just a really good guesser? This afterschool group is for you! Each week we will play kid style versions of popular game shows such as Jeopardy! Wheel of Fortune, $10,000 Pyramid and Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Each week we will name a winner, with a grand prize winner crowned at our last class. No need to study, just bring your brains and a sense of humor! Class Limit: 12

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