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Before & After School Programs

Braintree Extended Enrichment Program (BEEP)

Spring B.E.E.P. Information

Registration form: PDF

Complete packet of information: PDF

 

Beginning Monday, April 9th, 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


Kindness Rocks!

  • Location: Morrison Room 109
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Antonelli
  • Grades: 1,2,3
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $5 for materials)
  • Let’s work together to paint rocks with kind quotes and fun pictures. The teachers will take these rocks and place them in Pond Meadow for people to find. Hopefully these kind messages will brighten someone’s day. This is based off of The Kindness Rocks program started on the beaches of Cape Cod. You don’t have to be an artist to use pretty colored paint to write some kind words on our rocks. Join us. Kind is the new cool! #morrisonrockskindness
  • Class Limit: 20

Pound Fit with Mrs. Dewey

  • Location: Flaherty Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Dewey
  • Grades: 2,3,4,5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • 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: 18

Lego and Pokemon Club

  • Location: Liberty Room 12
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teachers: Ms. Reid & Mrs. Doyle
  • Grades: 1,2,3
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Does your child love playing with Pokemon cards and building with Legos?! Then Lego and Pokemon Club is the the place for them! Lego and Pokemon Club will allow students to play with either Legos or Pokemon cards! Students can switch off between the two activities or they can just play with one, whichever they prefer! Students will bring a snack and their own Pokemon cards. Students can battle other students with their Pokemon cards but trading cards is not allowed to avoid arguments. Legos will be provided but students many bring their own if they wish. We are not responsible for lost Legos or Pokemon cards.
  • Class Limit: 20

Kindergarten Construction Zone

  • Location: MSKC Room 8
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
    Pick up will be in the back parking lot at 4:00 PM.
  • Teachers: Mrs. Halin & Ms. Manos
  • Grade: K
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Come play with your peers as we build different creations using blocks, Legos, Kinex, just to name a few. Students will use their creativity along with cooperative learning strategies to design unique structures.  MSKC students can meet Mrs. Halin & Ms. Manos in room 8 at 2:35PM. Please remember to pack a snack.
  • Class Limit: 25

Hand Sewing for Beginners

  • Location: Hollis, Room 113
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Sullivan
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $5 for materials)
  • Learn basic hand stitches. Fix your favorite clothing or stuffed animals…re-attach buttons, fix hems, and fix holes. Create new items with hand stitching…pillows, bookmarks. Start on your journey to create your own clothing with the first steps of simple hand stitching. Start with the basics of threading a needle and move onto making a pin cushion and simple projects.
  • Class Limit: 15

Card Sharks

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Hood
  • Grades: K,1,2,3,4,5
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36 (plus $3 for materials)
  • Learn the basics of some of the best known, much loved, card games. Each week we will demonstrate and then play a different game and even include a few card tricks!
  • Class Limit: 15

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 (plus $5 for materials)
  • 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 cash to the first class. All are welcome!
  • 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: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36 (plus $20 for materials)
  • 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: 18

Chess Club

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Join us for Chess Club! Available for all skill levels and Mr. D can teach you how to play! Come play for fun, or for glory! Trophies will be awarded to the top three winners at the end!
  • 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 (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36 (plus $5 for materials)
  • 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
  • Grades: 1,2,3,4,5
  • Day: Tuesday (4 weeks) Grades: 3, 4 & 5
    Wednesday (4 weeks) Grades: 1 & 2
  • Cost: $30
  • Join us outside for some fun. Games will include capture the flag, wiffle ball, kickball etc.

Arts and Crafts Club

  • Location: Morrison Media Center
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Bowes
  • Grades: 1,2,3
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $20 for materials)
  • Come join in on arts and crafts. Learn how to make friendship bracelets, gimp and many more other crafts, or even help your friends make these crafts. We will also be doing Earth day crafts and other spring crafts.
  • Class Limit: 15

Weaving Club

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Davidson
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $10 for materials)
  • Students will learn the simple basics of weaving and use up-cycled t-shirts to create a large scale circle weaving. We will also embellish our projects with paint, so feel free to bring a smock.
  • Class Limit: 12

Cards Anyone?

  • Location: Morrison Teacher's Lounge
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Murray
  • Grades: 1,2,3
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $2 for materials)
  • Summer is right around the corner and a great time for playing cards. Come and learn card games that you can play with family and friends, or even by yourself. Some of the games we’ll learn include: Go Fish, War, Old Maid, Solitaire and Snip Snap Snorem.
  • Class Limit: 15

Another Round of Cards?

  • Location: Morrison Teacher's Lounge
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Murray
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Wednesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $2 for materials)
  • For those who already are familiar with card games, we will be playing Rummy, Rummy 500, 3 types of Solitaire, and Chips, just to name a few.
  • Class Limit: 15

Spectacular Seuss

  • Location: Highlands Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Hinckley
  • Grades: K,1,2,3
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36 (plus $10 for materials) 
  • Do you love Dr. Seuss? Do you love Dr. Seuss characters such as The Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, and Thing 1 and Thing 2? Come join us as we celebrate the great stories written by the wonderful Dr. Seuss. We will spend part of each class creating fun art projects based on Dr. Seuss characters and stories. We will them move on to center activities where your child will have a chance to play games (Bingo, Memory, Pass the Grinch – to name a few) and create with your friends.
  • Class Limit: 12

Weird Science

  • Location: Morrison Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $20 for materials)
  • Science can be fun! We will be working with magnets. Some of the experiments include magnetic slime, exploring unusual but fun ways to use magnets, including making our own!
  • Class Limit: 12

Street Ball

  • Location: Morrison Playground
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 4&5
  • Day: Thursday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Calling all serious basketball lovers! We will be focusing solely on playing basketball and improving skills through drills and playing games on the school court.
  • Class Limit: 16

Springtime Arts and Crafts

  • Location: Highlands
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Hinckley
  • Grades: K,1,2,3
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks) Grades: 1, 2 & 3 in Cafeteria
    Thursday (5 weeks) Grades: K & 1 in Room 7
  • Cost: $36 (plus $10 for materials) (Grade 1 students please indicate day choice when registering or opt for both days at $72 plus $20 for materials)
  • Come join friends and make new friends as we color, cut, paint, and glue to create many fun and colorful spring crafts.
  • Class Limit: 12

Outdoor Sports Club

  • Location: Morrison Playground
  • Time 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Dufault
  • Grades: 3, 4 & 5
  • Day: Friday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Time to play sports in the gym! We’ll be playing fun activities like Soccer, Capture the Flag, Hockey, Dodgeball and more! This club is all about sportsmanship, and I’ll be giving away a ball to the top boy and girl who shows the most over 5 weeks!  
  • Class Limit: 24

Scrapbooking for Beginners

  • Location: Highlands, Room 3
  • Time: 7:30 – 8:30 AM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Linnane
  • Grades: 2,3,4,5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $15 for materials)
  • Welcome to the wonderful world of scrapbooking! We will work with you to create a beautiful, personalized masterpiece. Samples of scrapbooks will be available for ideas and we will assist you as you decorate your scrapbook pages. Please come to the first session with a 10” X 10” scrapbook and at least 20 pictures. The material fee will be used for paper, decorations, stickers, ribbon, glue and scissors, etc.
  • Class Limit: 20

Kindness Rocks!

  • Location: Morrison Room 109
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:30AM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Antonelli
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $5 for materials)
  • Let’s work together to paint rocks with kind quotes and fun pictures. The teachers will take these rocks and place them in Pond Meadow for people to find. Hopefully these kind messages will brighten someone’s day. This is based off of The Kindness Rocks program started on the beaches of Cape Cod. You don’t have to be an artist to use pretty colored paint to write some kind words on our rocks. Join us. Kind is the new cool! #morrisonrockskindness
  • Class Limit: 20

Fun and Games

  • Location: Highlands Room 7
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Hinckley
  • Grades: K,1,2
  • Day: Friday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $36 (plus $10 for materials) 
  • We will begin each class with a quick story and a fun Spring art project. Then we will spent part of our class in the gym playing popular games such as Duck, Duck, Goose and Wonderball. We will also have fun playing with beanbags and the parachute. Your child will also play a variety of board games and many fun group games.
  • Class Limit: 12

Soccer Training

  • Location: Highlands Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Teacher: Mr. Kayser
  • Grades: K,1,2
  • Day: Monday (4 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Never played soccer before but interested in trying? Played soccer with Coach Kayser in the winter session and can’t wait for more?? From first timers to lifers this afternoon session will be the perfect fit for you. Players will learn new skills as well as build the ones they already have. We will learn new drills to enhance our abilities as well as play tones of fun games that make us lover soccer even more! Come join Coach Kayser and let’s have a ball!!
  • Class Limit: 15

Play Like a Girl!

  • Location: Flaherty Gym
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
  • Teacher: Ms. Nelligan
  • Grades: 3 & 4
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • This group will play a different sport throughout the five weeks including basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. We will also learn about professional female athletes and discuss what it means to be a role model in sports. All levels and sport interests welcome!
  • Class Limit: 15

Keyboarding Skills / Coding Club

  • Location: Liberty Media Center
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Padela
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Friday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • The Keyboarding/Coding Club is a club for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders who are interested in learning keyboarding skills, understanding and applying computer science concepts, learning how to code, and writing code to solve problems.
  • Class Limit: 12

Kahoot Club

  • Location: Liberty Media Center
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:30 AM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Padela
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Friday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30
  • Kahoot is an online multiplayer interactive and competitive quiz game used in classrooms as a fun way to increase student’s knowledge on a topic. Come join us to play fun quiz games on math and science topics designed for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. We will be divided into small groups to play game show quiz.
  • Class Limit: 12

Bracelet Making Club

  • Location: Liberty Room 8
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Padela
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Monday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $10 for materials)
  • Come join us to make bracelets for yourself or your friends and family. Friendship bracelets are fun to give out. When someone doesn’t expect a friendship bracelet and you give them one their whole day is turned upside down and it’s such a great gesture of love. This club is a fun opportunity to learn a new skill.
  • Class Limit: 12

Henna Club

  • Location: Liberty Cafeteria
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Teacher: Mrs. Padela
  • Grades: 3,4,5
  • Day: Tuesday (5 weeks)
  • Cost: $30 (plus $10 for materials)
  • Henna is a plant from India, that is dried and turned into a fine powder to be used on skin temporarily. Henna body art has been adorned on women’s bodies for thousands of years in India. It looks like a temporary tattoo and it fades in a few days. Each class students will practice designing on paper first and then apply henna on their hand, feet or arms.
  • Class Limit: 12


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