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Before & After School

Learning and fun continue beyond the school day.

Times listed below are approximate and subject to change. Limited space is available for non-Merryhill students to attend our after school program. For more information, call 408-254-1282 or stop by the front office.

After school activities:

  • Athletics & Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fun with Foods
  • Nature & Science
  • Technology lab
  • Nintendo Wii, Xbox & Stepmania
  • Board games such as chess and 3D checkers

Sports Club (grades K-5th):

  • A variety of sports clubs are offered throughout the year. Sports may include, basketball, soccer, volleyball and basketball.

Basic after care

  • Homework Club: Kindergarten 3:00–3:30 PM; 1st-5th Grade 3:30–4:00 PM
  • Planned Activities (until 5:00 PM): The aides have a variety of activities planned for this part of the day. Arts, crafts, games, and activities including music, science kits, and an occasional movie.
  • Free Time (5:00–5:45 PM): Students have the option of indoor free reading or outdoor free play, weather permitting. Our Cool Kids Zone is loaded with both fun and educational activities.
  • Parents arrive no later than 5:45 to pick up their children.
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    Students explore the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) through building projects, experiments, and design challenges. Sharing ideas, asking questions, and making predictions are encouraged!

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    Robust outdoor free play and structured games help students learn sportsmanship and develop their physical strength and endurance. Students learn critical thinking and problem solving by participating in board games and team challenges with their peers.

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    Students express themselves by participating in hands-on visual arts, including photography, videography, drawing, and painting. Students develop planning skills by working on long-term projects with their peers and can participate in group performances or discussions.

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    Social and emotional growth is nurtured through student and teacher led activities that promote a feeling of community and belonging. Students learn through open-ended activities that give them a chance to apply problem-solving skills and collaborate with friends.

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    Some students appreciate the chance for independent activities or study after a long day at school. We provide a quiet place to work on homework, read, journal, or seek academic support from peers and teachers. Students can also work on various projects in this small group setting.